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

 
  • 37% (51)
    hd 6990
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    gtx 590/595
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post #21 of 54
I think the 590 will edge it if im honest.
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The Radeon scaling is just crazy good, its hard not to think that the 6990 will beat the 590/595.

The whole reason Nvidia is doing this is to shut AMD up so they can't say they have the fastest graphics card on the market again for another year or two.

Thats a title I don't think Nvidia is going to lay down for again but if this new dual Geforce doesn't beat the AMD and just matches or flirts with it, is going through all this trouble just to put up a contestant worth it?

Who cares if it battles the 6990 well, if the 6990 still edges it, AMD will be all over again claiming they have the fastest buyable graphics card in the world, and they will be right.
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post #23 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bima Sylirian View Post
From the latest news, I heard GTX 590/595 will be 2x GTX 570 instead of GTX 580.
There's a possibility it will be downclocked as well to reduce Power Consumption.
Since GTX 570 trade blows with HD 6970. I think we will have similar result in GTX 595 vs HD 6990.
No matter which side wins, I will stick to Radeon for the moment.
The larger buffer size of Radeon will become a good advantage when comes to Multi Monitor Display.
No, it will be two 580s, it has 3gb of Vram.
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here is the lasted news i read on the gtx 590

http://www.crn.com/news/components-p...uOQ**.ecappj01
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Can't wait to see the reviews of these two beast!
 
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post #26 of 54
Quote:
Originally Posted by Levesque View Post
6970 Crossfire is already better then GTX580 SLI for real gaming machines with high-res and multiple screens set-ups. So I vote 6990.

I really hope people won't buy those cards to play at 1080p, lol! At 2560X1600 and over with high AA and AF, 6970 Crossfire is already better then GTX580 SLI.
I might disagree with that.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4061/a...eon-hd-6950/22

In the AnandTech review of the 6970s, the 6970 Crossfire rig only won three of ten benches.

http://www.hardocp.com/article/2011/...70_sli_review/

In the HardOCP review at 57 X 12 resolution, the 6970 only won one of five benchmarks on the playable settings.

It could be argued that the fact it wins at all makes 6970s a pretty good value for straight up gaming, and I couldn't disagree with that. They're pretty inexpensive for the framerate.

However; I'd also say you get more with the 580s. I game at 57X10 in real 3d, and that blows away any plain surround. (and I've played with 9 panel EyeFinity)

I'd also note that the PhysX effects are a nice addition to any game, I liked what they did for Cryostasis, Metro2033, Mafia II, Mirrors Edge, and Batman AA. I have about a dozen PhysX games in all.
post #27 of 54
595 will be surely better with 2 cores, 3D, improved Dx11, tesseletion engines, cuda and physX edge for what radeon is still choking, but about price point, radeon will definitely be banger buck.
post #28 of 54
Thread Starter 
For thos who hasn't seen the hd 6990



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post #29 of 54
Thread Starter 
Here are pics of the nvidia geforce gtx 590/595, and evga gtx 590/595

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post #30 of 54
HD 6990 = Price + Gaming
GTX 590 = Gaming + Folding

I choose the latter.
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