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Anyone know when the 6990 is due for release? Some say this month, but I don't think anybody knows for sure. And what will it be exactly? I've heard rumors that it would just be something like a 6970x2. Hopefully thats not true and ATI has come up with a greater video card beast. Any info you wish to contribute would be much appreciated.
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I heard it's gonna be better than a 5970 , but don't know the date.
    
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you don't say
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Anyone know when the 6990 is due for release? Some say this month, but I don't think anybody knows for sure. And what will it be exactly? I've heard rumors that it would just be something like a 6970x2. Hopefully thats not true and ATI has come up with a greater video card beast. Any info you wish to contribute would be much appreciated.
You are hoping is faster then 2 x HD 6970? Stop hoping cause it will be slower.
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but can it play crysis?
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If only there was a news thread...
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You are hoping is faster then 2 x HD 6970? Stop hoping cause it will be slower.
This. Expect 2x6970 on one card with lower clocks.
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This. Expect 2x6970 on one card with lower clocks.
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You are hoping is faster then 2 x HD 6970? Stop hoping cause it will be slower.
Well, in that case if the price is low enough, which it probably won't be, I might consider running 2 in crossfire. But then again I might as well just go with my previous plan and get 2 570's
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"According to the specs sheet that slipped onto the interweb, the Radeon HD 6990 has no less than 3840 Stream Processors (1920 per Cayman GPU), 4GB of GDDR5 memory and a bandwidth of 307.2 GB/s, up to 6.0 TFLOPS of single precision and 1.5 TFLOPS of double precision, plus a TDP of 300W. The upcoming uber-card likely takes up two PCI slots and includes two DVI and three mini DisplayPort outputs."
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Anyone know when the 6990 is due for release? Some say this month, but I don't think anybody knows for sure. And what will it be exactly? I've heard rumors that it would just be something like a 6970x2. Hopefully thats not true and ATI has come up with a greater video card beast. Any info you wish to contribute would be much appreciated.
But I thought DirectX11 cards were a waste of time, as by the time games come out they will be obsolete, isn't that what you made your thread about the other day?
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