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Oh buddy, don't get me wrong. I'm not thinking about myself, I'm thinking about this company.
In the end, they have to consider looks too if they want to target bigger market.
I havent met/known anyone that would take looks over performance on OCN. So its actually quite the opposite.
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I havent met/known anyone that would take looks over performance on OCN. So its actually quite the opposite.
I would take a lower performing 460 2win over that, there is no way a card that ugly will ever make it into any side windowed case that I own.

Even if my case didnt have a side window I wouldnt put that in my PC, because I would know what horrific image was hidden behind the panel
    
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I'd use that for my OpenCL Renderfarm! I'm already using 4 6870's in each, this could double the amount of power I can shove in one machine
 
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If quadfire works well with these i see them being a great alternative for those wanting to push a lot of pixels in eyefinity and the like.

Smart move by powercolor going with the 2g of vram

For just $150-200 more then a 590 or 6990 (if you can find them in stock) get two of these and much better frame rates
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I would take a lower performing 460 2win over that, there is no way a card that ugly will ever make it into any side windowed case that I own.

Even if my case didnt have a side window I wouldnt put that in my PC, because I would know what horrific image was hidden behind the panel
Whatever floats your boat bro. If they released one tomorrow that had a tdp of 60w, cost 100 dollars and cooled as well as a TFIII, but it had a big image of Rob Schneider making out with Leonard Nimoy etched in very great detail on all parts of the card I'd still buy the thing.
    
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http://powercolor.com/us/products_features.asp?id=364

That's weird. Powercolor site shows only 2GB GDDR5 memory, not 4GB like mentioned in the article.
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http://powercolor.com/us/products_features.asp?id=364

That's weird. Powercolor site shows only 2GB GDDR5 memory, not 4GB like mentioned in the article.
guess we'll find out soon enough...hope for powercolor's sake it is the 4gb. That will help it a ton in high resolution benchies and they will sell more
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The box looks great.. I wonder why they can't do the same with the card...
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I wonder how it compares to the 2Win
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I'm on 1080p with crossfire 6870's so I wouldn't even consider tri-fire because of the increased power consumption, but it'll be nice to know this is around incase I need an upgrade in the future.

Also, I don't care about the looks of a GPU since I'd water cool it anyway. Utility>Aesthetics
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