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Poll Results: AMD 6990 or GTX580 HydroCopper 2

 
  • 54% (41)
    AMD 6990 in CF
  • 45% (34)
    GTX580 HC2 in SLi
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post #1 of 61
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What card would you choose?


AMD 6990 in CF or GTX580 HydroCopper 2 in SLi


I have never owned an AMD Video Card before but I am considering switching to AMD for EyeFinity.

However, I still need some convincing.
nVidia; Should I stay or should I go?
post #2 of 61
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Originally Posted by OverK1LL View Post
What card would you choose?

AMD 6990 in CF or GTX580 HydroCopper 2 in SLi
I have never owned an AMD Video Card before but I am considering switching to AMD for EyeFinity.

However, I still need some convincing.
nVidia; Should I stay or should I go?
Your not gonna see a huge improvement over your 480s with either setup you mentioned.
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post #3 of 61
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Your not gonna see a huge improvement over your 480s with either setup you mentioned.
This is for a different rig. Not to mention I can't use Surround Vision they way I would like. But thats neither here nor there.
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The HD5970 beats the GTX580 so the HD6990 is going to beat it by a greater margin.
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The HD5970 beats the GTX580 so the HD6990 is going to beat it by a greater margin.
(playing devil's advocate)
post #6 of 61
HD6990 for sure will be the same @#$%% with drivers.
    
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post #7 of 61
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Your not gonna see a huge improvement over your 480s with either setup you mentioned.
Will see an improvement in better Tesselation though
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post #8 of 61
The 6990 is a dual gpu card so stop with the it beats the 580 bs. 4x580s vs 2x6990, lets see who wins.
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post #9 of 61
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The 6990 is a dual gpu card so stop with the it beats the 580 bs. 4x580s vs 2x6990, lets see who wins.
That is a very good point. I wonder what the price difference between 4 580s and 2 6990s would be? Thoughts?
post #10 of 61
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The 6990 is a dual gpu card so stop with the it beats the 580 bs. 4x580s vs 2x6990, lets see who wins.
The 6990 will deal better at higher resolution's though. More Memory = higher playable resolution without a massive FPS drop and lag....

I sure will get the 6990 because of 4GB of memory, better tesselation, and it should handle all game's for the next 2 years at very high setting's.

But yeah, Let's just see who win's.... I don't care who win's I will still be getting the 6990 no matter what
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