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FYP.

Side note, I doubt this card is £1500, it's rumored to be $1500. But after seeing those performance numbers, I can't see anyone wanting to pay more than $1000 for it. We all know, some people will.

We're all in agreement this card is not worth anything over $1000.
I don't know why you tried to fix my post. 6990s use less power and scale much better than 580s or 590s (excluding 3GB versions), and don't face a memory bottleneck. 1.5GB for a card made for DX11 is a joke, I got DirectX9 games that almost eat 1GB for breakfast at well below 1080p resolutions.

EDIT: Also, GPU prices on extreme end hardware are almost at a £1=$1 ratio here. Whatever price it is in euros or dollars, change the currency to a pound and you pretty much have it.
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Dang.
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I don't know why you tried to fix my post. 6990s use less power and scale much better than 580s or 590s (excluding 3GB versions), and don't face a memory bottleneck. 1.5GB for a card made for DX11 is a joke, I got DirectX9 games that almost eat 1GB for breakfast at well below 1080p resolutions.

EDIT: Also, GPU prices on extreme end hardware are almost at a £1=$1 ratio here. Whatever price it is in euros or dollars, change the currency to a pound and you pretty much have it.
Can't buy 6990's on NE in a while.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...6990&x=21&y=27

People can still buy the ASUS 590
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121436

Besides according to that chart above, both cards use the same power at full load. RC has shown the 590 clocking really well, without running into the memory bottlenecks that are often taken out of proportion.

You guys are paying expensive prices over there then.
Edited by 2010rig - 8/17/11 at 2:11pm
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FYP.

Side note, I doubt this card is £1500, it's rumored to be $1500. But after seeing those performance numbers, I can't see anyone wanting to pay more than $1000 for it. We all know, some people will.

We're all in agreement this card is not worth anything over $1000.
Here's a link to a good online store in Denmark.

http://www.proshop.dk/Grafikkort/ASU...9-2283818.html

11.219 DKK (Danish Kroner) is 1.506 € euros or 2.162$ dollars.

I don't know why anyone would buy this card when you can get 3 GTX580 single cards and still have some money left
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You guys are paying expensive prices over there then.
Tell me about it...
    
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I think the consensus is clear, that this card is just not worth the price.
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This is what got my attention lol

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This time round, ASUS has shoehorned two GTX 580s onto a single PCB to create the Mars II. Each GPU is clocked at 782MHz, making the Mars II even faster than the (already discontinued) GTX 590.

http://www.guru3d.com/news/asus-mars-ii-sneak-preview-benchmark/


Now i know why it's so hard to find a 590 in stock anywhere....
 
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I think the consensus is clear, that this card is just not worth the price.
Or the amount of power it would take to run it.
    
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This is what got my attention lol

http://www.guru3d.com/news/asus-mars-ii-sneak-preview-benchmark/


Now i know why it's so hard to find a 590 in stock anywhere....
Are they on crack? I just saw this part.

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Word has it that the Mars II will retail for a wallet-blowing $2499 starting from late August. This is a limited edition card so only 999 units will be sold worldwide.
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2499? Buhahahahahahaha
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