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Hd 6990 vs gtx 590/595

Poll Results: gtx 590//595 vs amd hd 6990

 
  • 37% (51)
    hd 6990
  • 62% (85)
    gtx 590/595
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post #1 of 54
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Hey so nvidia has confirmed that the gtx 590/595 is to be released this month and the amd hd 6990 is supposed to come out this month also might be march tho, who do you think is going to have the better card?
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post #2 of 54
I say the 6990
     
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post #3 of 54
Nvidia 590 should edge out the 6990 slightly if that other thread is to be believed about it being two full fledged GTX 580 cores.
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post #4 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by Balsagna View Post
I say the 6990
OFC you do

1 thing i predict: massive (somewhat) bottlenecks @ HD resolutions; 1080p its to little for those cards
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post #5 of 54
Ultimately the 590/5 is 2 580s so certainly better than the 6990.

However you shouldn't compare either except for once they are overclocked. Both the 6990 and the 590 will likely come in underclocked so they can be less than 300w and achieve the PCI-E certification.

I am really interested to see the comparison, but I would buy either until serious reviews and overclocks have been performed on them...


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1 thing i predict: massive (somewhat) bottlenecks @ HD resolutions; 1080p its to little for those cards
Not true in modern games that use DX10/11.
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post #6 of 54
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Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
Ultimately the 590/5 is 2 580s so certainly better than the 6990.

However you shouldn't compare either except for once they are overclocked. Both the 6990 and the 590 will likely come in underclocked so they can be less than 300w and achieve the PCI-E certification.

I am really interested to see the comparison, but I would buy either until serious reviews and overclocks have been performed on them...




Not true in modern games that use DX10/11.
lol, there is NO WAY IN HELL that either card is under 300w, a single 580 is around there, theyd have to be at 100 core to achieve that.
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post #7 of 54
What's the price on those cards? I might return my 6950 an buy those cards instead.
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post #8 of 54
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Eitherway im going to get the better card, i sold my two xfx hd 5970 black edition to have money for the release of these cards, downgraded to gtx 465 (WHAT A DOWNGRADE LOL) im hoping the gtx is better i want to try that 3d vision stuff
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post #9 of 54
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lol, there is NO WAY IN HELL that either card is under 300w, a single 580 is around there, theyd have to be at 100 core to achieve that.
Single 580 is only there with OCP off. Nvidia states that the 580 draws 244w under load at stock clocks.
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post #10 of 54
The Watt rating on PCI-e is (i think) TDP not consumption, big difference.
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