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[FUD] AMD HD 6990 to ship shortly after Chinese New Year

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According to our sources close to AMD AIBs in the Far East, the upcoming Antilles dual-GPU card should ship shortly after Chinese New Year.

This is hardly a surprise, as we expected it to appear in this timeframe. If all goes well the new card should appear in late February, or early March in smaller markets. As usual, Nvidia will also introduce its dual-GPU card at about the same time.

http://www.fudzilla.com/graphics/item/21741-hd-6990-comes-after-chinese-new-year

It's good to hear that perhaps it will come at the end of February instead of the end of March as some have speculated.
Edited by Evtron - 2/2/11 at 12:10pm
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post #2 of 37
I don't know what is considered shortly after, but CNY is tomorrow.
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Lol, good time to collect those red envelops!
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Which two HD 6xxx cards in CF would it be equivalent to?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jemping;12236620 
I don't know what is considered shortly after, but CNY is tomorrow.

Quick! To battlestations men, there is a RED TIDE approaching!
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so next few days? biggrin.gif
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post #7 of 37
This isn't news. They reported the exact same story almost a month ago.
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The target to launch Radeon HD 6990 in the latter half of February, but don’t be surprised if it slips to early March.

http://www.fudzilla.com/home/item/21487-amd-to-have-hd-6990-dual-cards-in-february
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post #8 of 37
i am just guessing but it sounds like they will ship them out to reviewers on the 14th-18th making the release date the 21st-28th. most likely the 28th since it's a monday.

one thing i'm glad to hear is that there hasn't been any bad leaked news on the card *knock on wood*. yields must be continuing to go well like with the 6900 series. i hope it overclocks like a beast.
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post #9 of 37
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Originally Posted by ryand;12236742 
This isn't news. They reported the exact same story almost a month ago.



http://www.fudzilla.com/home/item/21487-amd-to-have-hd-6990-dual-cards-in-february

There was a more recent report when the 6990 got pixelized that it might slip to late March, so this is news in that regard.
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post #10 of 37
This card looks alot more consumer friendly over a gtx 590, it will almost certainly be cheaper for a start and probably alot easier to get hold of if the news about the 590 is true
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