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it's March now, any news for the HD 7990.. i can't wait for it..

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anyone got any news on this bad boy HD 7990?
most i found was back in dec 2011. saying will be out on march, but so far,haven't see no pictures or spec list.
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The 7850 and 7870 wont be out until early march and the 7990 would likely be a summer release. As with any unreleased hardware...we won't know till its on sale. You would assume AMD would stagger release with some distance apart.
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Amd has been on a 3-4 week release phase since the 7970.

7970 - jan 9
7950 - jan 30
7790/70 - feb 15 or so
7870/50 - march 6 (cebit)

So i would say end of march/begining of april. Either that or they will wait for kepler to be released
     
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anyone got any news on this bad boy HD 7990?
most i found was back in dec 2011. saying will be out on march, but so far,haven't see no pictures or spec list.

Just curious. Why do you want a HD 7990? I'm new to gaming and can't find a reason to justify spending $800+. What's your reasoning?
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eyefinity, i just bought 2x 7970s $1100, a 7990 $800 you get 90% of what the 7970 in xfire can do for a budget price. if your not playing in eyefinity/large resolutions or 120hz then it wouldn't be worth it for you. I figure I spend most of my free time in front of my computer I mind as well be looking at the best dam thing there is biggrin.gif.
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For the 7990, you are looking for a near-end of March release.
     
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Just curious. Why do you want a HD 7990? I'm new to gaming and can't find a reason to justify spending $800+. What's your reasoning?

that's right.. i have 3 x 120mhz monitor~
i even consider 2 x 7990~~ money it's not an issue.. but i just want to get the right things, as the few hundreds bucks i saved, i can spend els where, such as cilling with my girl, or get some threesome~~
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OBR is reporting the 7990 might be delayed or even cancelled.
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Next info is about Dual monster Radeon HD 7990, the original information was, that it will be launched in Q1. From a reliable source I know that AMD still can not produce sufficient cooler for card with higher power consumption than Radeon HD 6990. The card disappeared from the roadmap for Q1 and is not in the Q2 too. It may be completely canceled, or may come out later.

http://www.obr-hardware.com/2012/03/radeon-hd-7970-tahiti-xt-successor.html
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OBR is reporting the 7990 might be delayed or even cancelled.
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Next info is about Dual monster Radeon HD 7990, the original information was, that it will be launched in Q1. From a reliable source I know that AMD still can not produce sufficient cooler for card with higher power consumption than Radeon HD 6990. The card disappeared from the roadmap for Q1 and is not in the Q2 too. It may be completely canceled, or may come out later.
http://www.obr-hardware.com/2012/03/radeon-hd-7970-tahiti-xt-successor.html

yea.. that sux.. that's what i found somewhere from google search..
so i am looking to get xfire asus hd7970 dc2 ,since EK had water block for those cards..

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