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Amd has pretty much touched every market besides the price/performance. Nvidia needs to release facts and not rumors for potential owners to put faith on.
    
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Originally Posted by HAVO View Post

EXCEPT 6 monitors while gaming.. 1 card its not enough wink.gif
AND.. this:
EDIT: whats its going to be the the street price on this thing?!?! like 900$ ?!?! eek.gif

That's why you xFire 2 6GB versions. If they both weren't 6GB it'd use the loweset. thumb.gif
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Oh damn upgrade coming sooner than expected frown.gif
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Originally Posted by Cakewalk_S View Post

wwwwuuu.... 6GB of memory... About time GPU's start upping memory.
How far away are we from having drop in memory? Having DIMM slots on a GPU PCB? Wonder if that's even possible...guiltysmiley.gif

Are you serious? We can't max out 3GB at the moment, so 6GB is so overkill that it's just wasted money, imo. I mean, that's more RAM than many people's systems.

In about 3 years, 6GB of RAM may be warranted. Right now, it's just fluff.
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post #15 of 64
I will wait for some proof before I judge,there is no reason to believe they will stick 6GB of RAM in it.No proof or sources at all.Ignored.
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post #17 of 64
Quote:
Originally Posted by HAVO View Post

EXCEPT 6 monitors while gaming.. 1 card its not enough wink.gif

I play on 5 screens with just a AMD 6770 1 gig card sometimes wink.gif

It depends on resolution and on game what is enough and what is not. Although 7970 is unfortunately outside my budgetary means for foreseeable future. Even at 3 Gb - not to mention about 6 Gb. I imagine that with 6x 2560x1600 screens one might run indeed into vRAM issues with 3 Gb of it. Then again its not something you see a lot - even in this community in here.
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post #18 of 64
Single gpu with that amount of vram. Overkill or pursuit of performance? biggrin.gif
post #19 of 64
6gb would last me a for about a year...or less
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Is 3gb still not enough for eyefinity?

Not if you're using SIX 30" 2560x1600 monitors.

People only think of 1920x1080 monitors, some prefer 16:10 IPS monitors.

This is practical for day traders, stock firms, etc who require one person to have a lot of monitors.
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I love how the picture in http://www.cowcotland.com/news/30479/msi-une-hd-7970-msi-lightning-twin-frozr-iv-6-go.html actually displays an nvidia card with a TFII cooler biggrin.gif

Wow really? Pictures are only used as reference and is no representation of actual product.
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