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No new Geforce GTX 590 board designs says Nvidia

Asus however is going to make a non-reference GTX 580x2 Dual GPU on one pcb which is two fully operational 580's without any down clocking or under volting. Guess that's like a revised 590.

ASUS Mars GTX 580 X2 Details Leaked

*snip*

I'm saving up as I post this and I don't care if it's $1000.
ZOMG!

Yeah... get that, OP!
post #32 of 38
@OP, I'm in the same boat as you. I'm hunting down online for the 6990 everywhere, even craigslist/ebay.

But if you don't play games and fold or other things like photoshop, then the GTX 590 (or that ASUS Mars GTX 580x2 for that matter) would be perfect since you only need 1 monitor.
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@OP, I'm in the same boat as you. I'm hunting down online for the 6990 everywhere, even craigslist/ebay.

But if you don't play games and fold or other things like photoshop, then the GTX 590 (or that ASUS Mars GTX 580x2 for that matter) would be perfect since you only need 1 monitor.
Well to be honest, I am thinking about saving myself 200-300 bucks and getting 2x of these 6970s from a poor smoe on Ebay who has WAY to many of them, I am going to show him links to where they are 300$s each *(newegg and such)* then offer him 250 Each *(with the threat that if he doesnt sell them they can rott on his list like the tons of Radeon x1900 series he is still stuck with)* Will run just as well i hope.
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post #34 of 38
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Well to be honest, I am thinking about saving myself 200-300 bucks and getting 2x of these 6970s from a poor smoe on Ebay who has WAY to many of them, I am going to show him links to where they are 300$s each *(newegg and such)* then offer him 250 Each *(with the threat that if he doesnt sell them they can rott on his list like the tons of Radeon x1900 series he is still stuck with)* Will run just as well i hope.
Please show links, I'm curious.
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post #35 of 38
To make it short, if your main interest is playing games and that 1080p screen in your sig is the one you'll be using, choose the GTX 590.
 
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@Heat: Links to 6970s? or link to the Ebay guy?
@Alatar: I am most likely going to buy the dual 6970 setup, buying 2x from him I bet i have a better chance of jewing him down to 250 Each 500 bucks tends to motivate people
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@Heat: Links to 6970s? or link to the Ebay guy?
@Alatar: I am most likely going to buy the dual 6970 setup, buying 2x from him I bet i have a better chance of jewing him down to 250 Each 500 bucks tends to motivate people
eBay please.
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@Heat, sure no problem, AFTER i send him a Best offer and get rejected nothing personal but Ebay has enough snipers without me giving them direct links
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