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Will this microstutter? (if anyone with a 5970/590/6990/2win460 can help with that)
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post #52 of 75
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777 View Post
Not that great of a value, but is great for people to tri-fire with an existing 6850/6870. Can't wait to see performance numbers with this card.
Horrible value, that's for sure. A pair of 6870 runs as low as 330 CAD.
post #53 of 75
Since you can buy ref 6870's for $167 AR or two for $334 why would someone pay $450 for this?
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post #54 of 75
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Since you can buy ref 6870's for $167 AR or two for $334 why would someone pay $450 for this?
Two would be faster then slied 580s more likely.
post #55 of 75
The card look cool, but the price doesn't make sense.. sure maybe 40$ more than running 2 singles makes sense but over 100 more... kinda dumb.
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post #56 of 75
Why bother making an HD6870X2? Thats like making an HD5830X2
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post #57 of 75
Surely this card will be pretty damn good if that's the price they are setting??

I know it's only 2x6870's, but surely on a single PCB it will out perform crossfired 6870's.

If this card can compete with the top end single cards and 2x 6870x2 (quad gpu) scales really well and has some sick ass benchmarks... there will be a handful out there buying this card. I kinda like the idea, more so than the 6990. Buying 2 6950/70's is always the better option, we'll see I suppose. It's interesting, and kind of cool even if it does turn out to suck and be a waste of time.
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post #58 of 75
it will not do quad cf. those chips just cannot do this. and that cf finger is useless, as it is on dual 560ti evga card.
what is realy bothering me is the fact that it does not have more dvi or dp connectors.
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me want.
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Did anyone else notice that the fans are not the same size on the PowerColor dual GPU cards? Why couldn't they just add two of the same size?

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it will not do quad cf. those chips just cannot do this. and that cf finger is useless, as it is on dual 560ti evga card.
what is realy bothering me is the fact that it does not have more dvi or dp connectors.
I remember seeing this in the thread from April. The dual GPU limitation doesn't lie in software or drivers but rather the architecture itself. Same goes for EVGA's GTX 460 2win. It's impossible to add even one more GPU to a 68xx series card, unless PowerColor somehow went and redesigned the chips themselves.
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