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Lol. Nvidia fan boys in denial the HD 7970 and HD 7990 beats everything in BF3.
Why couldn't you release this or the 2 slot 4GB GTX 680 6 months ago ASUS. Might need to pick up two of them and some 120FPS screens.
Be interesting to see how a single 120mm rad can cool it... Monitor outputs? 6 MDPs please.

Lol please don't tell me that's you in your avatar. Lol. Anyways are you sure on your BF3 benchmark statements?
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7990-devil13-7970-x2,3329-7.html
 
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Lol please don't tell me that's you in your avatar. Lol. Anyways are you sure on your BF3 benchmark statements?
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7990-devil13-7970-x2,3329-7.html

In Internet jargon, one might as well say that a 7970 X2 "owns" a GTX 690.

I'd love to pick this up myself, but a) I lack the funds and b) I'm pretty sure my Thuban would bottleneck this in some way... time to get an FX-8350.
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Lol please don't tell me that's you in your avatar. Lol. Anyways are you sure on your BF3 benchmark statements?
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-hd-7990-devil13-7970-x2,3329-7.html

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http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18455827
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More outdate
http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?t=18455827

Not very reputable sorry. I only game at 1080p 120hz. Eyefinity gives me a headache constantly looking side to side and not to mention the gap of the bezels blocking things out. The 690 is the clear winner for bf3 from all the reliable sources benchmarks. If AMD's new 8990 takes the lead I'll buy it. Hopefully we get a game by then that will test it.
 
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Mother of god... Why do I have to be 15?! When I'm older and have a good job, I swear I will get a beast similar to this.
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If the card is going to be so limited, they should have have a standard waterblock on that beast. It's the only way imo.

I'd be way more interested then.
    
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One of these in a Bitfenix Prodigy would be nice... Assuming it would fit.
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My prediction from experience would be temps between 35-50deg depending on the rooms temperature. Which is excellent for such a small cooler but no where near as good as a custom loop.

I think that two 7970's on a 120MM radiator will be quite hot, no matter how thick it is. When building a loop, I always go on the theory that each piece of hardware should have 120MM of radiator to cool it at the minimum. Hell, when I had my i7 920 and 5970 watercooled with an RX480 w/GT's, all at stock, my 5970 would still reach 43 - 45C on both cores during games if I remember correctly.

Still, only time will tell.
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If the card is going to be so limited, they should have have a standard waterblock on that beast. It's the only way imo.
I'd be way more interested then.

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YUK! While i am sure that it will be beastly, the design is ugly and looks like something from legos.

I much rather have 2 GPU's with my choice of blocks. smile.gif

I'll still with my EVGA cards.
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I think that two 7970's on a 120MM radiator will be quite hot, no matter how thick it is. When building a loop, I always go on the theory that each piece of hardware should have 120MM of radiator to cool it at the minimum. Hell, when I had my i7 920 and 5970 watercooled with an RX480 w/GT's, all at stock, my 5970 would still reach 43 - 45C on both cores during games if I remember correctly.
Still, only time will tell.
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While it's true it'll most likely get hot, it'll probably be cooler and quieter than it would have been had they gone with a traditional GPU heatsink.
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