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Poll Results: AMD 6990 or GTX580 HydroCopper 2

 
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    AMD 6990 in CF
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    GTX580 HC2 in SLi
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post #11 of 61
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Originally Posted by OverK1LL View Post
That is a very good point. I wonder what the price difference between 4 580s and 2 6990s would be? Thoughts?
Well, the Nvidia card would be more expensive compare to ATI's card
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post #12 of 61
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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
How much of a "win" are we talking here?

Also, I would think 2 PCBs would be better than 4....
post #13 of 61
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How much of a "win" are we talking here?

Also, I would think 2 PCBs would be better than 4....
Don't forget, It's 2 GPU's on 1 card = 4 all together if your going to crossfire them...

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Your not gonna see a huge improvement over your 480s with either setup you mentioned.
So if the improvement from the 480's to the 580's aren't that huge, how much of an improvement is it going from 2 580's to 4 *in comparison to 2 6990s?

I'm still on the fence here guys....
post #15 of 61
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(playing devil's advocate)
The 5970 wins in more games across all of the review sites if you add them up but just from anandtech the HD5970 wins 19 times (in games) compared to the 11 wins from the GTX580.http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/297?vs=305
Edited by Phoenixlight - 1/27/11 at 7:54am
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post #16 of 61
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The 5970 wins in more games across all of the review sites if you add them up but just from anantech the HD5970 wins 19 times (in games) compared to the 11 wins from the GTX580.http://www.anandtech.com/bench/Product/297?vs=305
That's very interesting... Now if I could just find a benchmark with 2 6990s vs 4 580s
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Well the HD6990 isn't out yet
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post #18 of 61
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That's very interesting... Now if I could just find a benchmark with 2 6990s vs 4 580s
The 6990 should get released sometime in mid feb, late feb or at the start of March

6990 =
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post #19 of 61
get the hd 6990
im not a nvidia or ati fanboy but the hd 6990 seems to be gud coz its 2 gpu's on one card...
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get the hd 6990
im not a nvidia or ati fanboy but the hd 6990 seems to be gud coz its 2 gpu's on one card...
Well, Nvidia would be the same really, They would bring out the 590-595 to compete...

But I think the the 6990 would handle alot better at higher resolutions at high setting's due to it having more memory onboard 2GB per GPU = 4GB
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