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Didn't they patch Ubersampling recently to be playable?
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Originally Posted by refeek;14503450 
Didn't they patch Ubersampling recently to be playable?

Yes it is playable now but it would still be very hard to max at the OPs resolution and before the patch it would have been impossible. I'm thinking maybe tri 580 now... dual 6990's could probably get close 50's (just a guess).
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post #13 of 29
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Originally Posted by Samurai Batgirl;14503431 
I thought 6990 quadfire and GTX 590 quad-SLI traded blows...

In this case i bet that the 6990s would win because they have 512 MB extra usable VRAM.
ubersampling is like SSAA. it pwn your fps and vram like no tomorrow.
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Mmm, interesting. That's expensive tongue.gif

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post #15 of 29
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Originally Posted by Samurai Batgirl;14503431 
I thought 6990 quadfire and GTX 590 quad-SLI traded blows...

As far as im aware, GTX 590 is almost on par with my GTX 570 sli when I was looking at benchmarks choosing my video card setup. And I know my GTX 570 sli is miles ahead of a 6990.

When you say quad-sli, you mean two physical gtx 590s considering they have a dual GPU right?

EDIT: SOURCE: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/geforce-gtx-590_5.html#sect3

Seems the 590 is ahead at 1080p, with a smaller margin then at 1280x1024, I guess the 6990s 4gb memory is catching up at the higher resolutions, at 1440p I imagine the 4gb 6990 will have caught up too the 3gb gtx 590, maybe. Perhaps the 6990 would be the better choice for 1440p.

Personally I would choose anything nvidia over ATI any day.
Edited by jacobrjett - 8/7/11 at 10:04pm
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Maybe yours is.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-590-sli-review/12

6990s are better cards than 590s
     
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Originally Posted by jacobrjett;14503602 
As far as im aware, GTX 590 is almost on par with my GTX 570 sli when I was looking at benchmarks choosing my video card setup. And I know my GTX 570 sli is miles ahead of a 6990.

When you say quad-sli, you mean two physical gtx 590s considering they have a dual GPU right?

EDIT: SOURCE: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/geforce-gtx-590_5.html#sect3

Seems the 590 is ahead at 1080p, with a smaller margin then at 1280x1024, I guess the 6990s 4gb memory is catching up at the higher resolutions, at 1440p I imagine the 4gb 6990 will have caught up too the 3gb gtx 590, maybe. Perhaps the 6990 would be the better choice for 1440p.

Personally I would choose anything nvidia over ATI any day.

Yes, siiiir. Two GTX 590's would be quad-SLI. cool.gif

And thank you Spykerv. I thought I was right, at least somewhat. tongue.gif
 
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6990s are better cards than 590s

This.
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Originally Posted by jacobrjett;14503602 
As far as im aware, GTX 590 is almost on par with my GTX 570 sli when I was looking at benchmarks choosing my video card setup. And I know my GTX 570 sli is miles ahead of a 6990.

When you say quad-sli, you mean two physical gtx 590s considering they have a dual GPU right?

EDIT: SOURCE: http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/graphics/display/geforce-gtx-590_5.html#sect3

Seems the 590 is ahead at 1080p, with a smaller margin then at 1280x1024, I guess the 6990s 4gb memory is catching up at the higher resolutions, at 1440p I imagine the 4gb 6990 will have caught up too the 3gb gtx 590, maybe. Perhaps the 6990 would be the better choice for 1440p.

Personally I would choose anything nvidia over ATI any day.

Seems pure fanboy to me. No explanation as to why.

And the 590s are 1.5gb per while the 6990 is 2gb per.

Ubersampling reloads those textures multiple times thus requiring that extra VRAM putting it far ahead of the competition.

6990s have better scaling than the 590s which can't come close to 580s but the 6990s exceed 6970s.


And this is a contest between quad sli and quad fire, something not as pertinent to your benchmark. 6990 exhibits superior scaling than the 590s. The only thing 590s have going for them are that they are quiet.

A single 590/6990 can only handle uber at 1080p, 1440p is a whole different ballgame.


6990 cfx vs 590 sli.


To not appear like a complete ATI/AMD fan boy I'd like to say that the 6990s are better but only marginially at that resolution crossfired. However in my defense I state that since they cost the same,why not work with the better margin
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post #20 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spykerv;14503624 
Maybe yours is.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-590-sli-review/12

6990s are better cards than 590s
Quote:
Originally Posted by Spykerv;14503744 
Seems pure fanboy to me. No explanation as to why.

And the 590s are 1.5gb per while the 6990 is 2gb per.

Ubersampling reloads those textures multiple times thus requiring that extra VRAM putting it far ahead of the competition.

6990s have better scaling than the 590s which can't come close to 580s but the 6990s exceed 6970s.

And this is a contest between quad sli and quad fire, something not as pertinent to your benchmark. 6990 exhibits superior scaling than the 590s. The only thing 590s have going for them are that they are quiet.

A single 590/6990 can only handle uber at 1080p, 1440p is a whole different ballgame.

6990 cfx vs 590 sli.

To not appear like a complete ATI/AMD fan boy I'd like to say that the 6990s are better but only marginially at that resolution crossfired. However in my defense I state that since they cost the same,why not work with the better margin

Nothing going for them? That's a head scratcher.

I just wanted to point out that at 2560x1600, in the article you just pointed out, the 590 beat the 6990 despite having 500 less VRAM.

Ubersampling is indeed hard on any card, but I would ascertain that the 590s can handle that resolution and Uber alright. The new drivers as well are a godsend too. All these reviews are over 5 months old. 5760x1080 is even achievable now.

I wouldn't pick a pair of 590s or 6990s at all though just for one game. Definitely consider (price into considerateion) 3x 2.5GB 570s or 3x 6970s.
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