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I wanna know what the hell is going on in this picture.

Office Upgrade?
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I wanna know what the hell is going on in this picture.

they were doing a mass computing project
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i was thinking about posting this but was to lazy to look for it hahaha

lolol i really thought SniperTeamTango's link was to that image but it wasn't, so i felt it needed to be posted. thumb.gif
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Nvidia will probably make like only five GTX 690s and the chances of someone here getting one is close to impossible.

poke.gif

I juat rendered my BlackWidow useless.
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Just went and looked it up....
I hate this kind of release cycle, it is frustrating for a consumer, I just decided I was going to pull the trigger on a Sapphire Vapor-X 7970, now I am second guessing it. Not from the perspective of no longer having the flagship card, but the cost perspective. It would suck to drop the ~$450 on the Vapor-X and only a month or two later the retail price on it drop because the 8790 hits the market! Typically you can get a flagship card and at least get close to a year on price stability...
I hate buying items and then finding out they go on some huge discount RIGHT after.

two words: Black Friday. if you are gonna get the latest tech you might as well get it heavily discounted.
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Just went and looked it up....
I hate this kind of release cycle, it is frustrating for a consumer, I just decided I was going to pull the trigger on a Sapphire Vapor-X 7970, now I am second guessing it. Not from the perspective of no longer having the flagship card, but the cost perspective. It would suck to drop the ~$450 on the Vapor-X and only a month or two later the retail price on it drop because the 8790 hits the market! Typically you can get a flagship card and at least get close to a year on price stability...
I hate buying items and then finding out they go on some huge discount RIGHT after.

two words: Black Friday. if you are gonna get the latest tech you might as well get it heavily discounted.

At that point you might as well just wait another month for the 8000 series...
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At that point you might as well just wait another month for the 8000 series...
I know (or hope, rather) you're joking, but it's still a few months off.

Oh, wait, context. Nevermind, you're good to go. redface.gif
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You care to tell us where you got that information?

2x 680 lightning = $1200
2x stock 7970 = $860

7990 will most likely ship with stock 7970 clocks and will be a bit over $860 for extra profit. In guessing the card will be $900 or $899. This will undercut the 690 and follow the same price method 690 = price for 2 stock 680s. And because most rumors are at $850, I would suspect it is in the same ballpark.
     
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HD 7970 already provides enough frame-rates for 3 monitors anyway...

Not if I use 3x120hz on BF3 Ultra thumb.gif
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Not if I use 3x120hz on BF3 Ultra thumb.gif

i can get excellent fps on bf3 eyefinity with all ultra settings. albeit its 5760x1080 though. just sayin'
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