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post #11 of 92
Dont you guys understand that this is for 'money is no object' people?

Its like saying 2 merc s class is better than 1 maybach..no just no.

Anyway, the card looks very nice

Also, apparently, its limited edition too.
Edited by Cee - 8/18/11 at 5:34am
    
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post #12 of 92
incredible performance for an incredible price.

Amazing card.
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Wow, there no disputing who is 'King of the Hill' right now. I'm guessing this will be the reigning champ until atleast the HD7990 is released. Can't see AMD doing something silly and putting 3 GPU's on a card before then.
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Wow, there no disputing who is 'King of the Hill' right now. I'm guessing this will be the reigning champ until atleast the HD7990 is released. Can't see AMD doing something silly and putting 3 GPU's on a card before then.
This is not an nVidia product, its custom-made by Asus....

Also how come people start moaning about it being 2x 1,5 GB now when the information was leaked 4 months ago already? It's nothing new.
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post #15 of 92
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Since it's a limited model, they should have strapped a waterblock on it instead.

Or throw one in the retail package so you can have a choice.
Nice idea.....but then it would have been $1700 instead of $1500. I expect they'll sell a few and somebody will probably have to get 2! just to be the "only kid on the block" with 2 ridiculously priced GPU's
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post #16 of 92
the price they are demanding is too high in terms of the performance it offers. Rather buy a 6990.
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post #17 of 92
10% faster then HD6990 for 100% of the price.
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The only reason anybody would want this is because it is limited.
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And people moaning about the price - it's a collectors item, and only 1000 are made. If people want to buy it, let them buy it.
Just want to say that the whole "it's limited" or "it's a collector's item" is not a valid argument for this card any more. Pick any brand of GTX 590 and you have yourself a collector's item, because GTX 590s have been discontinued and were originally very limited in stock anyways. The only people that can argue about its sentimental value are rabid ASUS fanboys.
    
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This is not an nVidia product, its custom-made by Asus....
Heh I never said nVidia. But my point was AMD can't make any claims about have the fastest single card solution anymore.
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post #20 of 92
Pricing failure.

You could grab two GTX 590s for that price.
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