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No problem wink.gif
This card is practically within 1-2% of GTX 680 SLI. Pretty awesome acoustics and physics too. In OCCT it uses less power than a GTX 580 and in game it uses about 48W more. It's also more quiet than an HD 7970. The price is rediculous though.

Stock, clock for clock, yes...But, when OC'd, the 680's have a much higher roof.

I'm not diminishing the results of the 690 in any way but, the roof was very evident in Hard's testing as well as a few others.

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There's a 2% performance gap between GTX 680 SLI and GTX 690, yet the GTX 680 SLI setup uses around 50-watts or so more power. drool.gif

To someone I was talking to earlier (with the exception of price), THIS is Nvidia's grand slam up to this moment. Beautiful card, power efficient, stupidly fast, fairly quiet... Kepler is turning out to be quite an amazing architecture.

Nvidia just slugged AMD with this one.
Edited by Mad Pistol - 5/3/12 at 6:51am
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Wow the 590 and 6990 are getting trashed

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Techpowerup and Computerbase show the card literally performing on par with two GTX 680s SLI, while consuming way less power, what a beast. OC's past 1200MHz too.

Simply the best card ever made. I must say the 999$ pricetag is totally justified.
HD 7990 is going to have a VERY hard time.
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"That is to say, if you buy two GeForce GTX 680s today, you could add a third tomorrow and be out-of-pocket for $1500. For most enthusiasts with the right motherboard slot configuration, that’s the smarter play."

For enthusiasts with the right motherboard? No, my balls. For rich people! Only a rich guy would spend 1500 just on the graphics department of a computer... I'm just saying....
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"That is to say, if you buy two GeForce GTX 680s today, you could add a third tomorrow and be out-of-pocket for $1500. For most enthusiasts with the right motherboard slot configuration, that’s the smarter play."
For enthusiasts with the right motherboard? No, my balls. For rich people! Only a rich guy would spend 1500 just on the graphics department of a computer... I'm just saying....

You know, you're posting on Overclock.net, home of the excessively expensive graphics enthusiast, right? I don't think value is the first thing on most people's minds here.
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You know, you're posting on Overclock.net, home of the excessively expensive graphics enthusiast, right? I don't think value is the first thing on most people's minds here.

Exactly. thumb.gif

Also, if the 680 availability (currently, anyway) is any indication, 690 owners will have no problems selling their cards for what they paid for (or more) if they wanted to get 2 separate 680s instead for a Tri-Sli config. down the road.

Sipping some coffee and reading these reviews...sitting back in my chair, grinning from ear-to-ear about my purchase (well, except for dat tax....). biggrin.gif

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I wonder what the SLI 690 performance will be like .... what ? no one tested it? rolleyes.gif


lol anyway its a beast of a card (except in compute, where its still poor) , AMD better up their game for the 7990, not sure if it was wise of them to clock their ref. 7900 cards so low, getting trashed in all the benchmarks with Nvidias turbo boost tech.
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Looks awesome !
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***$0.00 Tax***

You are literally the worst person on these forums right now. biggrin.gif
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