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price?

im sure if will be at least that much. I know desktop cards are far cheeper and this comparison doesn't really mean a whole lot but a 2GB PNY workstation card goes for $740 where the 6GB verson PNY goes for $4K. I would see the 6GB 7970 going for at least $700. $ for $, it's not going to keep up with really anything else at those prices but it's about the ram so they can charge whatever the hell they want. Even if no one buys one, it marketing for them.
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My big question is, will it be available in Jan!
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post #113 of 142
Im pretty sure some1 with alot of budget will quad fire this 6gb badboy and play some BF3 at an extreme resolution of something like 5x 1080p .. seriously What kind of resolution and AA does it take to saturate 6gb of VRAM Heh?!
Edited by DarkBlade6 - 12/31/11 at 7:39pm
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I would rather put my own water block on
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post #115 of 142
I don't see the need for mini display ports when you've got hubs for eyefinty... they have almost no support for the cable, i've broken one of my DP to DVI adapter already and they're not cheap <_<<br />
looks like a very nice card! some of the benchies withh these 7970 in CF are impressive! excited to see what nvidea has to offer... REALLLLLYYY want some news on the 7950!!
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There are no such components yet as display-port hubs for eyefinity. They have been promised for a couple of years now with nothing materializing.
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This is nuts. I want 2.
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very interesting, would love to test out 6GB of vram on a 5760*1080 surround.. I'd be able to go nuts the AA..

Just wondering what would be the price entry for the 6GB model w/o their exotic water cooling, prefer to use my own...
3x 7970 vs 3x 580 or even Kepler ?

It's going to be a interesting year..
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post #119 of 142
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im sure if will be at least that much. I know desktop cards are far cheeper and this comparison doesn't really mean a whole lot but a 2GB PNY workstation card goes for $740 where the 6GB verson PNY goes for $4K. I would see the 6GB 7970 going for at least $700. $ for $, it's not going to keep up with really anything else at those prices but it's about the ram so they can charge whatever the hell they want. Even if no one buys one, it marketing for them.

You can't really compare workstation-class prices with consumer-class prices, unfortunately. frown.gif

But if you're right about it being $700, that'll be a real shame. frown.gif
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The 6gb flex card is Single GPU???? Or like the 6990? If so then awesome, but if it's two 3gb gpu's together then it will still be locked at 3gb vram. Just like the 6000 series being locked at 2gb vram no matter how many cards you throw together. BF3 @ 5760x1080 on Utlra preset stays around 1.5 - 1.8gb vram, but if you have xfire and watch it with most OSD it will show it as double making you think it's hitting almost 4gb when it's not.

If it really is 6gb vram I'm getting that card the day it hits!
    
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