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No they're not. At least Nvidia used a pair of 680s with their 690. Charging 999.99 for a pair of 7950s is sad

What's sad here is your comprehension. 7990 and CF7950 are different. For starters, 7990 is one card, for entrees, there's a difference in acoustics and thermals, and for dessert, even the GPU dies are different(slightly). So no, they're not the same. The 7990 like the Titan and 690, is a niche product. Trying to preach otherwise just makes you look ridiculous.
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What's sad here is your comprehension. 7990 and CF7950 are different. For starters, 7990 is one card, for entrees, there's a difference in acoustics and thermals, and for dessert, even the GPU dies are different(slightly). So no, they're not the same. The 7990 like the Titan and 690, is a niche product. Trying to preach otherwise just makes you look ridiculous.

Can't be anymore ridiculous then the people defending this pos
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Play 6 games at once do you?

And those cards aren't the 7990, they're made for data centres

I have a strange feeling that you might lap up anything AMD anyway after your posts in the 8350 vs 980x thread lol

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Where on either of those pages does it mention the 7990? wth.gif

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1 year a little late AMD.

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I was referring at the power consumption benchmark used not being entirely accurate, tongue.gif

I'd rather wait and see how the official 7990 scores, power-wise. After all, the entire spectrum of OEM-made boards use triple slot coolers and they aren't running exactly cool, and AMD went with a dual slot for the reference. They've gotta have something up the sleeve.

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Can't be anymore ridiculous then the people defending this pos

Everyone is so sure the 7990 AMD has finally announced,will simply be 2 79** series chips,just like the current aftermarket dual gpu's. No info I have seen confirms this.

AMD has been working on this card for quite awhile. I think it is very possible this GPU will be similar to the 7790,a refresh of Tahiti with less power draw and GCN 2.0.
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If it coudl OC that high,which i doubt, it would be the only thing that could keep this card going for the next year lol.. Nvidia has new stuff coming out at the end of summer im guessing a 790 would blow this outa the water.. The thing that really saddens me is the fact the the 8000 series are just going to be branded 8000 series ontop of a 7000 series with new firmware sigh. I really like amd ati stuff but they need to get the ball rolling again like they did with the 5000 series..

Almost all Titans OC to 1200MHz if you flash the BIOS. IIRC I haven't seen a single one that didn't reach that with a custom bios.

Of course since the boost has to be calculated (no titan runs at 867MHz at stock) that would be a 23% OC. Still very good considering that it's about the same percentage you would get with a 7970GHz if you can OC one of those to 1300MHz...
 
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If I could afford 2x GTX Titans, then I would most certainly pass on this and just get them. However, since I can only afford ~$1,000 total I will buy the HD7990 over 1x Titan and get more performance. I'm sure there are a lot of people in my position, where this card works out perfectly. thumb.gif
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That's cute.
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Coming from personal experience, I would be wary about giving AMD your money. X-fire has nothing but problems. Fix one thing, break two others. Save yourselves from the nightmare.
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Hm, somehow I dont get the "hype" Some month after Nvidia AMD will soon have their own dual GPU card out. So way to late imho.
And AMDs partner also managed to build dual GPU cards.
When you add to this that AMD says that they will bring out the 8XXX cards this year why would I spend 1K (or whatever) for this card.

I would suggest that AMD focus on 8XXX cards to get nvidia into some trouble.
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Hm, somehow I dont get the "hype" Some month after Nvidia AMD will soon have their own dual GPU card out. So way to late imho.
And AMDs partner also managed to build dual GPU cards.
When you add to this that AMD says that they will bring out the 8XXX cards this year why would I spend 1K (or whatever) for this card.

I would suggest that AMD focus on 8XXX cards to get nvidia into some trouble.

Because chances are, this will fall around $800 if not less. Price/Performance is most likely their target here. They already talk up the ares2 and other aib partner 7990s, so it leaves the hole from $400-$1000 wide open to use as a stop gap until the 8xxx series arrives. The titan is just more reason why they would most likely go this route.

Nvidia is filling this hole eventually as well with the rumored titan lite.
     
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Price defines comparison.

Makes me sad this is going to be near the $1000 mark though.

Will be way faster than titan though.

Not in all cases, the 7990 maxes out in 2-cards, Titan is 4-cards. Granted, that is a very small number of users though.

I wouldn't expect 2x 7990's to have the best smoothness/scaling. I definitely noticed that with 2x 6990's.
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