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So how much will this bad boy cost??

Im guessing 650-700$ price point
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Originally Posted by ITS OVER 9000! View Post

Im guessing 650-700$ price point

in the sapphire thread we have been thinking around 750. im hoping its a tad less because im going to pick up 2 of these the day of release! i sold my 580's because i thought 1.5gb would last me a long time..... i cant even load metro 2033 in 5760x1080. so ati here i come!
    
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And you need 6gb for 6 monitors showing stocks?
Only time i can see the use for 6Gb Vram is when gaming with 6 monitors or 3 monitors @ 2560x1600
But then again how many has 6 monitors and game at all or 3 @ 2560x1600?
Also i would assume that you would need at least 2 if not more 7970's to be able to run games over that resolution with a decent Fps.

Did you read my post at all? 6 monitors @ 2560x1600 in portrait mode. I've seen it in many businesses I service.

I don't see gamers using 6 2560x1600 because 99.9% of them can't afford it.
 
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post #44 of 64
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in the sapphire thread we have been thinking around 750. im hoping its a tad less because im going to pick up 2 of these the day of release! i sold my 580's because i thought 1.5gb would last me a long time..... i cant even load metro 2033 in 5760x1080. so ati here i come!

It just sucks cause 750$ you could probably spend an extra hundred and get a 7990 lol... but 6 gigs is sick amount of v-ram devil.gif
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i just dont want to have to buy another card due to not having enough vram lol
    
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post #46 of 64
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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

I use to have video cards made back in i386 days that had slots on the PCB for DRAM tongue.gif But it was a stupid idea, why put the memory on a stick and have to buy it separate. You wont touch 3GB on a single monitor. Its better and probably cheaper to just built it right onto the PCB. The cards performance will lack before the demand for memory.
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4 please biggrin.gif
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post #48 of 64
finally a card with enough vram for 5x1 eyefinity....

1.2GB per monitor = perfect


even at 3x1 this card is awesome, that puts it at 2GB per monitor, which I think is a sweet spot for VRAM.
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i plan on running eyefinity 6 with 30's for a native res of 7680 by 3200 bezel corection of 8024 by ????
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do you guys think 6gb is enough for skyrim with the high res texture mods as that is my main goal skyrim is my favorite game to date
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