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The most recent leak shows it in Q2.

Q4 2012, then Q1?
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It was right about the other releases. tongue.gif

Could just be a typo.
     
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It was right about the other releases. tongue.gif
Could just be a typo.

Oh I'm sure it's just a typo, I was just pointing it out biggrin.gif
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Guys, we won't see HD 7990 until Q3, I thought that was a given.
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Guys, we won't see HD 7990 until Q3, I thought that was a given.

How was it a given? All the rumors said Q1, and given how quickly the 7000 series has been launched, it doesn't exactly seem out of reason.
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Cayman is much hotter than Tahiti so this makes no sense. The 7990 should be easier to cool than the 6990. What's more likely is they wanted Pitcairn out first and pushed the 7990 back a bit.

I agree totally
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I think this card will either get released later this year to counter Nvidia or they won't release it for the 7xxx series. If they do a rehash with the 8xxx series then maybe it will feature then. AMD aren't going to release a card that is going to cost 1k.

Why not, people buy 3 7970s? and its cheaper to buy this card than it is to buy two 7970s. You underestimate how many people are waiting for this. thumb.gif
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post #77 of 78
With every generation AMD's coolers get better, what kind of stock overclock would you need for it to be inadequate on a die shrink?

Either way nothing a couple quad radiators can't handle.

Going by that Q2 projection, for the previous releases the release dates line up with the left-hand edge of the boxes so I'd guess very end Q1, first week Q2?

ugh, too much salt... need a drink.

Also, has this been confirmed / rejected yet?

700

Source

I ask as I haven't heard anything else on the subject.
Edited by Yuki457 - 3/6/12 at 8:06am
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Until a card can double the performance of my current 6990 I forsee no upgrades in my future.
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