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Is waiting on juggalo to comment, as for what I think on the issue at hand is to keep the 590's and have your fun with them so when your done just sell them off and get the 6900's

would not hurt to have them both under your belt for bench experience.
    
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Is waiting on juggalo to comment, as for what I think on the issue at hand is to keep the 590's and have your fun with them so when your done just sell them off and get the 6900's

would not hurt to have them both under your belt for bench experience.
I completely agree ^^, as they are both great cards and are too hard to justify which gives better performance.

At this point, it's sort of like headphones, you have to try it yourself.

I have 1x 6970 and plan on getting a 6990 for tri-fire, but it's all just personal preference, too small of a difference between the 2 cards to make a call that's worth it IMO.

You gotta jump on the train somewhere, and if you don't like it, sell it and get different cards.
Edited by Heat - 6/15/11 at 11:43pm
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I have 2 gtx590s on quad sli running three monitors. I am satisfied with them. Remeber you can't really compare ATI and NVIDIA as they are totally different architectures.
Here is a video of me running a benchmark

Stone giant
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Edited by Juggalo23451 - 6/16/11 at 12:03am
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Added another video to my post.
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Juggalo, that's awesome. Really shows what they are capable of and you backed it up with awesome video. , and you did.

I personally think the OP should keep his GTX 590's coming his way in my opinion. More than enough juice stock and he already owns them! If the OP had two 6990's already on their way and the question was turned around I'd say keep'em. It's a win win either cards, and in his case choice was made for him.
     
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Juggalo, that's awesome. Really shows what they are capable of and you backed it up with awesome video. , and you did.

I personally think the OP should keep his GTX 590's coming his way in my opinion. More than enough juice stock and he already owns them! If the OP had two 6990's already on their way and the question was turned around I'd say keep'em. It's a win win either cards, and in his case choice was made for him.
That is what I try to do not just say words but have proof to back it up.
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It doenst matter if it will be 2x590 GTX or 2xHD 6990 . Both of these couples will give you FAR more fps than you will ever need(for 1-2 years maybe more) even if you use 3 monitors in 3D mode.
So chill out, dont worry about anything and enjoy your quad sli you wont miss anything.
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Originally Posted by Juggalo23451 View Post
I have 2 gtx590s on quad sli running three monitors.
3X24'' only?

Quad-Fire 6990+6970+6970 running 3X30'' LCD at 7680x1600!



BBC2



L4D2



AVP. That picture is not good because it's a really dark scene, and didn't set-up my tripod. So it was a ''handheld twilight'' shot.



Just Cause 2 and Metro 2033 at 7680X1600. Working fine.





OP. Sell those 590 and buy some real power that you can OC and have fun with it if you want to. Don't let Nvidia you on a leash with their drivers.

11.4 11.5 and 11.6 are awesome, rock-stable drivers. Nvidia drivers are not ''better'' anymore.
    
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OwO Nice system you have there Levesque one of the best i have ever seen

But personally i think that with 2x590 you can run those games pretty smooth too(not better) even in 7680x1600 without problem
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Nice set up Levesqu, can you put up some benches like Juggalo so the OP can compare a bit? Looks like that's what the OP's after. You both have some nice surround going on.

Edited to add: Nvidia's drivers are just fine. I'm glad to hear the AMD surround drivers are rock solid as of late. My kids rig single 1080p has been doing fine as well. Neither is "better" if they both work as they both should.
     
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