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Defensive are we?
Defensive... for stating the obvious?
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post #82 of 149
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I will NEVER get this stupid "team red" and "team green". We are talking about computer parts here not gangs or Isreal and Palestine. Some of you should be embarrassed about your nerdrage over GPUs.

I couldn't careless what anyone else uses on their computers.
^This. Nerd raging isn't helping anything boys.

Fact is for $600 less, 2 6950s unlocked to 6970 basically is better than gtx 580 sli in Crysis Warhead!

Is this surprising? No. Does it save the consumer $600 and have better performance than GTX580 sli?

Absolutely.
    
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post #83 of 149
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We get it, you don't like AMD/ATI and anything that encroaches on your love for team green sucks.
If you look at any of my past rigs, you'll see that I've used AMD/ATI more than Nvidia

I just don't support blatant fact ignorance exhibited by many of the diehard ATI enthusiasts here.
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^This. Nerd raging isn't helping anything boys.

Fact is for $600 less, 2 6950s unlocked to 6970 basically is better than gtx 580 sli in Crysis Warhead!

Is this surprising? No. Does it save the consumer $600 and have better performance than GTX580 sli?

Absolutely.
You're jumping the gun there. We don't know how it all performs/stability wise or not. This is like the early days of the Phenom X2 550 unlocking. Some work and some didn't. Things do look good though, damn good.

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If you look at any of my past rigs, you'll see that I've used AMD/ATI more than Nvidia

I just don't support blatant fact ignorance exhibited by many of the diehard ATI enthusiasts here.
Really? You were right there with the other green team diehards. Geez, this is just like unclocking cpus, we don't know much so let people experiment stop being fanboi nannies. This is the whole point of this forum right? Pushing the limits right, not crying about potential pitfalls when you're not even the one taking them?
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You're jumping the gun there. We don't know how it all performs/stability wise or not. This is like the early days of the Phenom X2 550 unlocking. Some work and some didn't. Things do look good though, damn good.
Looks promising but I'm sure AMD will disable this ability soon by laser cutting the shaders or whatever TPUP said. So it's going to be a short lived free upgrade apparently.
    
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Looks promising but I'm sure AMD will disable this ability soon by laser cutting the shaders or whatever TPUP said. So it's going to be a short lived free upgrade apparently.
Where did they say that? No one knows whether they will laser cut it eventually or not.
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Really? You were right there with the other green team diehards. Geez, this is just like unclocking cpus, we don't know much so let people experiment stop being fanboi nannies. This is the whole point of this forum right? Pushing the limits right, not crying about potential pitfalls when you're not even the one taking them?
Show me where I was supporting them without reasonable proof? All I did was post benchmarks that disproved OP's point. I talk in facts and figures, not opinions.
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Where did they say that? No one knows whether they will laser cut it eventually or not.
It's an obvious blunder by AMD to cut manafacturing costs. Now that this is leaked and being exploited, expect them to laser cut it in the near future. Best to buy the 6950 to unlock them now it seems.
    
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^This. Nerd raging isn't helping anything boys.

Fact is for $600 less, 2 6950s unlocked to 6970 basically is better than gtx 580 sli in Crysis Warhead!

Is this surprising? No. Does it save the consumer $600 and have better performance than GTX580 sli?

Absolutely.

Dude, I put you right at the top of the list my man. You are just as bad or worse. Passive aggressive or nerdrage, its the same thing.

Just remember you guys are arguing about computer components...

If that doesn't make you feel stupid I don't know what will.
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I just don't support blatant fact ignorance exhibited by many of the diehard ATI enthusiasts here.
Lol, they are like the guys in the stands at Football games in 25 degree weather with no shirt on and thier chest/face painted red with a big 'AMD' across thier chest!

Till death!
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