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Put the same percentage OC on the 690 and add liquid cooling. It will have it by at least 15-20fps in any monitor layout and run much cooler and draw less power. Cards like these are a waste of money regardless of the being Nvidia or AMD.

Troll harder, please.
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Do not like the look. Would slap a real wb on it in a heartbeat if I had it.

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looks kind of "odd".
Will cost a fortune.
I still want it............drool.gif
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Would be awesome if you could just add it to your existing water loop, cause I doubt that that 120mm rad is enough.
 
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Would be awesome if you could just add it to your existing water loop, cause I doubt that that 120mm rad is enough.

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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.



first off, a gtx690 for a 1080 monitor is straight up pointless. even at 120hz. more money spent on a card that cant overclock worth crud all the for the e-peen. dumb.

and eyefinity, i will defend till death, isn't as bad as you play it out to be. the side screens are meant to be your peripheral. you dont look at the sides the same way you do at the center. this helps you in various games that have other things going on that you wouldn't normally see. its great, especially in bf3. something a 7990 - that supposedly your 690 beats, is much better at doing than a simple 1080p res.


that aside, card looks ridiculous lol, it'd be tough for those who would want one but didn't have a 120mm fan port in reach of those short tubes. doesn't sound likely but i bet it would more than you'd think. either way, pretty cool. love seeing upcoming products that are just over the top.
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JUST TAKE MY DANG MONEY!
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I always gotta wonder what kind of profits (if any) these things draw.

I mean, R&D on a thing like this has gotta be pretty high, and they only make a couple thousand of them IIRC. Don't see how it can be very profitable at all. Maybe the expense is thought of as a way of marketing? Futhering the image/brand sorta deal?

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As long as there's enough meat drilling and tapping to fit g1/4 threads would be eaaaaassssyyyyy.
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I wonder who buys these type of cards.

I don't recall seeing anyone around here with a Mars II for example, this card would've been more attractive 6 months ago ( for whoever it is that actually buys it )

Why would anyone buy this over 2 7970's with WB's?
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