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Valid point, but there's only so many ways to get 5 displays on one video card (I assume that's what the original requirement was)

If DVI wasn't so physically huge, I'd just as soon have 5 of them instead. Maybe 3 DL-DVI on one row? That might not fit. Hmmm.

They could do with the regular 1 or 2 DVI ports (stacked on each other like the 290X), and have 4x mini-DP. Who really needs HDMI when you could just slap on a DVI-to-HDMI adapter on the DVI port or converters from mini-DP-to-HDMI?

Looking at my 7950 (2x mini-DP, 1x HDMI, 1x DVI), they could have easily replaced the HDMI port with two more mini-DPs and that would have satisfied a lot more users.
    
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You know what's really funny?
Latin definition of invidia
"In Latin, invidia is the sense of envy or jealousy, a "looking upon" associated with the evil eye, from invidere, "to look against, to look at in a hostile manner."
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At least they're not paying shills.

Then how do you make your money?
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I wonder why they don't use a 90° DVI port. I think a good layout would be three MiniDP, one HDMI, and a 90° DVI-I.
     
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i wonder..would a 295 be better than 780ti sli...
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i wonder..would a 295 be better than 780ti sli...


Most likely no.
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Maybe with the liquid cooling they won't have to down clock the cores like on other dual cards. On the other hand, they'd have to do a 120mm radiator because not many people have mounting for a 240mm. The temp delta on a 120mm with 2x290s... devil.gif
 
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They could do with the regular 1 or 2 DVI ports (stacked on each other like the 290X), and have 4x mini-DP. Who really needs HDMI when you could just slap on a DVI-to-HDMI adapter on the DVI port or converters from mini-DP-to-HDMI?

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I don't like the stack as it blocks cooling and prevents single-spaced configs (with waterblocks.) Do agree that HDMI is worthless.

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I wonder why they don't use a 90° DVI port. I think a good layout would be three MiniDP, one HDMI, and a 90° DVI-I.
You mean rotated by 90°? The PCI slot of the case would block that. Otherwise I'd be all for it.


I still vote 5x mini-DP++, all on one row. The Koreans can release a new monitor, or the end user can get an adapter. Type II DP++ adapters might even do DL-DVI passively.
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Get ready those 2000W+ PSUs!

Generally, dual gpu cards tend to draw less power then two single gpu cards (ie 7990 vs 7970 xfire. Two of these can probably be ran off a good 1200-1500w psu. I'm sure ppl will get one w/ an AX1500i (rolleyes.gif)
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Generally, dual gpu cards tend to draw less power then two single gpu cards (ie 7990 vs 7970 xfire. Two of these can probably be ran off a good 1200-1500w psu. I'm sure ppl will get one w/ an AX1500i (rolleyes.gif)


people here seem to think a single 12v fan requires a 500000w psu sooooooo yeah....
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