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Have you guys seen the ebay auction?

Current bid:US $92,000.00kookoo.gifkookoo.gifkookoo.gif
man, price performance is almost as bad as the titan lol.
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Careful... you took a couple steps back when you were already correct. Any multi-GPU board inherently has CF or SLI involved.

I was referring to his "why buy a titan when you can buy a 660 TI sli for cheaper" mentality. Saying that sort of reasoning isn't applicable here because we're not comparing different cards, we're comparing a 7990 to another 7990. I was saying, why would somebody pay nearly $2,000 for THIS 7990 when they could easily buy a different 7990 for much cheaper. That's all I was referring too. I don't think karlitos looked at the links I provided. If he did, he'd see that I provided models of other 7990's, not examples of other card configurations.

Not a big deal tongue.gif
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I was referring to his "why buy a titan when you can buy a 660 TI sli for cheaper" mentality. Saying that sort of reasoning isn't applicable here because we're not comparing different cards, we're comparing a 7990 to another 7990. I was saying, why would somebody pay nearly $2,000 for THIS 7990 when they could easily buy a different 7990 for much cheaper. That's all I was referring too. I don't think karlitos looked at the links I provided. If he did, he'd see that I provided models of other 7990's, not examples of other card configurations.

Not a big deal tongue.gif

I made the mistake of assuming the old "reference we're working with AMD to design it 7990" and these were the same as well. After actually researching the card, they are vastly different, with a different cores than the previous 7990s, different VRMs and different power connectors, and 2 slots vrs. 3. All this leads to the conclusion that these cards will be different than the last ones, how much so remains to be seen.
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man, price performance is almost as bad as the titan lol.

lol'd a little bit on that one. I couldn't help it.
Edited by Avonosac - 4/17/13 at 1:41pm
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Sold for $96,100. redface.gif

http://www.chiploco.com/amd-radeon-hd-7990-ebay-sold-96000-23550/

I am pretty sure it was just a publicity stunt.
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Sold for $96,100. redface.gif

http://www.chiploco.com/amd-radeon-hd-7990-ebay-sold-96000-23550/

I am pretty sure it was just a publicity stunt.

Nah I think people just intentionally ruined the auction.

And the HD 7990 that is made by TUL was co-designed by AMD so it's not a strictly reference design. However that doesn't make it a HD7970X2 either and shouldn't be referred to as one, if it was, they would have called it one.
    
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Sold for $96,100. redface.gif

http://www.chiploco.com/amd-radeon-hd-7990-ebay-sold-96000-23550/

I am pretty sure it was just a publicity stunt.

Notice the last bidder didn't actually "win", the seller closed the auction and marked the item "Sold", probably not to get stuck paying eBay's ridiculous fees on an item that will never be paid for. Besides 96 Titans are much better value than this single 7990, this auction just goes to show how great of a value Titan is compared to this 7990. lachen.gif
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Wish I could afford to add this to my current 7970, heck I'd settle for a 7950.

Cant wait to see how it stacks up to the (reference/non-reference, who knows - who cares) Devil 13 so-called 7990.
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Notice the last bidder didn't actually "win", the seller closed the auction and marked the item "Sold", probably not to get stuck paying eBay's ridiculous fees on an item that will never be paid for. Besides 96 Titans are much better value than this single 7990, this auction just goes to show how great of a value Titan is compared to this 7990. lachen.gif

The bidder did win.
Seller has the option to close an auction without removing offers, and the highest one is valid.
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it would be funny if some fine print legally held the fool who bidded 96k for it in a solid contract for paying for it.
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it would be funny if some fine print legally held the fool who bidded 96k for it in a solid contract for paying for it.

It reminds me of a battle I had over an item yesterday night. I bid for 20€, the guy rised 60 cents. 22€, 60 cents more. 24€, 60 cents more. And the fool goes on and rises the value to 36€, overpaying about 50% XD

Yeah, he has to pay for that price if the item is sold. PayPal does nasty things to your account otherwise.

Back on topic, if AMD has indeed used two Tahiti cores instead of Tahiti XT, or if indeed these Malta cores are somewhere in between of Tahiti and XT, it's because they're still confident they are beating the GTX690 or at least falling below a marginal percentage. Otherwise it wouldn't be even released with those.
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