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Not everything you get for your money can be summed up by a single number generated by FRAPS.

I am sure we all here can read and understand.


I said "You compare what you get for your money".

Nowhere did I mention fraps.

You compare what you get fps, power consumption etc vs the other for the same price.
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I am sure we all here can read and understand.


I said "You compare what you get for your money".

Nowhere did I mention fraps.

You compare what you get fps, power consumption etc vs the other for the same price.

Then by that logic if we're still deciding to use the Titan as reference instead of the 690 the 7990 will probably get better FPS, be slightly cheaper, use twice the power, and most likely will not overclock as well as 7950/7970's do making its gain on the Titan less. Meanwhile if we want to compare it to a 690, it will still probably get better FPS (I would freaking hope), use a bit more power, be a little bit cheaper, and overclock the same or better as the 690 does.

Apples to Apples, not Bananas to Penguins.
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Then by that logic if we're still deciding to use the Titan as reference instead of the 690 the 7990 will probably get better FPS, be slightly cheaper, use twice the power, and most likely will not overclock as well as 7950/7970's do making its gain on the Titan less. Meanwhile if we want to compare it to a 690, it will still probably get better FPS (I would freaking hope), use a bit more power, be a little bit cheaper, and overclock the same or better as the 690 does.

Apples to Apples, not Bananas to Penguins.

A 6990 overclocked very well, 5970 overclocked very well. Why wont a 7990?

A 7990 out right beats titan and beats a 690.

As for everything else you said, thanks. That's exactly what I meant.
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I don't believe the Titan is comparable to the 7990, in the same way a Titan doesn't compare to a 690 even though both are exactly the same price.

I personally see the Titan essentially intended as requiring an SLI partner to maximise the performance that two more powerful GPUs combined offer compared to three or four lesser ones. The ultimate card for the ultra spectrum of the market who have no limits. I'm personally grabbing two because I simply have no other option for the performance I ask for.

The 7990 seems very late to me considering the huge jump AMD had over Nvidia initially with the 7970. If the 8000 series is launching in the second half of 2013 is true, it appears to me a more logical choice would have been to push straight out with an 8990 slightly later. I imagine most people who wanted the performance would have gone for a 7970 CrossFire setup already or Nvidia equivalant but who knows.
Edited by CoD511 - 3/26/13 at 11:11pm
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Well, there was Ares II already, for $1500, fastest on the planet. I don't see the point for 7990, only to say "ok, we finally beat the 690".
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Well, there was Ares II already, for $1500, fastest on the planet. I don't see the point for 7990, only to say "ok, we finally beat the 690".

Well, $1500 for a very limited edition card that only had 1500 produced, I'd say they're all long sold by now tongue.gif A complete run without supply limitations of a considerably more attractively priced dual GPU solution (sub $1000) and they've got something a few will snag onto if they haven't already gone for other options.
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Reference 7990 is a stop-gap. Amd trying to milk current 7xxx series as much as possible. Standard business practice.


Interested in price though biggrin.gif
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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

X4 MDP is good compared to the reference HD 7970. All cards should come with x3 MDP and be dual slot.

Going to be an interesting card. I honestly don't care though, I want to see HD 8970s.
    
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price please!!! I do want this...
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Well, $1500 for a very limited edition card that only had 1500 produced, I'd say they're all long sold by now tongue.gif A complete run without supply limitations of a considerably more attractively priced dual GPU solution (sub $1000) and they've got something a few will snag onto if they haven't already gone for other options.

Not all gone yet, we still have 9 of 'em in stock at the etailer I work for rolleyes.gif
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