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Poll Results: Good value or more like 590.

Poll expired: Feb 29, 2012  
  • 52% (35)
    Good value.
  • 47% (32)
    More like 590.
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post #21 of 49
umm..$400? headscratch.gif
 
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post #22 of 49
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umm..$400? headscratch.gif

What? This post makes no sense.
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post #23 of 49
Remember Voodoo FX 6000? $1000 and people actually bought it! tongue.gif
    
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post #24 of 49
I'm guessing AMD will release this once Nvidia releases their new chips. Most likely the new high end Nvidia chip is going to be faster than the 7970, so we'll see a price drop of the 7970 to about $480, making the dual chip in line for about double the price.
post #25 of 49
Quote:
Originally Posted by nvidiaftw12 View Post

I know its all speculation at this point, but I want to see what the community thinks. As you might have noticed the 5970 was about twice the cost of the 5870. And the 6990 was about twice the cost of the 6970. This is fair because it's twice as good. But, with the 7990 price point rumored to be $850 that is nowhere near twice the 7970. So what do you guy's think? Will it just be a great value or more like the gtx 590 vs the 580.
Twice as good? Not really, the dual GPU cards are more on level with an 85-90% increase vs. 100% for their single GPU counter-part in a dual configuration. This shows in benchmarking where 2 cards from the same series are pitted against the dual GPU's and out perform them across the board. With at said and the cost increase I would expect the 7990 to have a suggested retail value of $849.99 and actually sell for $879.99.
post #26 of 49
they need to make better drivers for the 6990 first ... but i figure around $999.80 just under 1000.00
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post #27 of 49
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Twice as good? Not really, the dual GPU cards are more on level with an 85-90% increase vs. 100% for their single GPU counter-part in a dual configuration. This shows in benchmarking where 2 cards from the same series are pitted against the dual GPU's and out perform them across the board. With at said and the cost increase I would expect the 7990 to have a suggested retail value of $849.99 and actually sell for $879.99.

Well I say twice as good cuz they overclock the same. I mean nobody's gonna run stock clocks on a 6990 or 5970 are they? I sure wouldn't.
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post #28 of 49
$699 and I will be in no brainer
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post #29 of 49
Well, as long as it performs close to crossfired 7970's while staying around the price of two, a 7990 would be 'good value'. If you need the power and have the money, almost every price < €1100 would be OK . But it really depends on the one buying such a card. If you want the power, it's worth it. If you don't need it, it's waaaay to expensive.
OK perhaps that answer was a bit too general. But this is how I view such monstercards anyway tongue.gif
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post #30 of 49
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Well, as long as it performs close to crossfired 7970's while staying around the price of two, a 7990 would be 'good value'. If you need the power and have the money, almost every price < €1100 would be OK . But it really depends on the one buying such a card. If you want the power, it's worth it. If you don't need it, it's waaaay to expensive.
OK perhaps that answer was a bit too general. But this is how I view such monstercards anyway tongue.gif

If your running on a single 60hz monitor it would be pointless. 120hz, 2560 or eyefinity would fit this card well. Its just a shame there saying late march on it release. I just cant wait that long I need gpu's.
 
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