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Yeah, they took too long to release it.

Maybe they're waiting for the driver that gives you the option between more latency or more microstuttering (should be coming in june according to anand) in CFX.

Telling the reviewers to review these with the more latency option would mean that they don't get as much flak for the frame times.
 
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4X dp, why no five amd???? 5x1 Eyefinity with no screen tearing please!!!! I'm tired of waiting for these stupid hubs.


Still, will solve the tearing issue w/ 3x1 Eyefinity smile.gif


price is right, tempting.................tongue.gif
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I want HD 7990 so bad. I am a sucker for Dual GPU cards.
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4X dp, why no five amd???? 5x1 Eyefinity with no screen tearing please!!!

Why? So you could play Crysis 4 in the world's first-ever gaming cyclorama?
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Way to late but better than never, I suppose. And they should have upped the VRAM to 6Gb as well, per GPU.
    
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post #16 of 178
If this undercuts the Titan and 690 and comes in ~$800-$900 it would be pretty damn compelling.

But,at the same time, that would be a lot to invest in current gen hardware so late in the cycle. I can't imagine it will hold it's value for long. Why so late, AMD?
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Not necessarily. For example, you can't compare a $50,000 sports car with a $50,000 touring sedan. Sure they're both identically-priced automobiles, but they're meant for different things.

In the same way, you really can't compare single-GPU (i.e. "touring sedan") and dual-GPU (i.e. "sports car") cards as they have differing operational characteristics and end-user experiences/expectations.
You aren't supposed to, but in the end he is right. Price dictates competition. If you have a 50000$ bmw touring sedan vs a Dodge Challenger Hemi 6.1 and are focused on speed, you'd be stupid to choose the BMW. Sure it's not meant to be super fast, but when you are trying to win a race ( aka having the best fps) it boils down to price/performance. And in that regard, the Titan simply cannot compete. And just to further this fact, it said the fastest video card on the planet. Whether you realize it or not, dual chip and single chip cards are both video cards regardless of the amount of die's on them.
post #18 of 178
Looks like a killer card with 3GBs of memory on each gpu, and its 2 slot! But as others have said it is late in this generation, maybe it will lower the 690s price.
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Why? So you could play Crysis 4 in the world's first-ever gaming cyclorama?

Wow, what rock have you been living under?
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and yes, I would love to go 5x1 eyefinity with my dells. Still cheaper then three 1440p monitors smile.gif
post #20 of 178
I guess now we understand the cause for the sense of urgency on the part of Nvidia to a accelerate some initiatives, including their efforts to compete with AMD at different price points. This did seem out of character for Nvidia as one poster pointed out at another thread. The mystery is apparently solved. Although I am an Nvidia card owner, more competition only means more choices, better prices and innovative products. Good news as an enthusiast. thumb.gif
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