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Under the assumption that the GTX590 is nothing more than just 2 GTX580s on one card or perhaps less - let's just say for now - would I be better off with it or just one GTX580 when I'm playing 1920x1080 and nothing really more.

I like to future proof so I dont upgrade like 1/2 the people around here do every other month but at the same time I dont know if it's worth getting the 590.
It's most likely going to cost plenty o' Franklins. That's for sure.

I'm running a 570 on a 1080p monitor and honestly it seems like it's doing it's job well but when all these new games come out I don't think it's going to cut it.

I'm thinking of stepping up to the 580 or 590.

580 should be enough as it's a decent amount faster than my 570, but when overclocked pulls far ahead of the 570.
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post #32 of 95
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Under the assumption that the GTX590 is nothing more than just 2 GTX580s on one card or perhaps less - let's just say for now - would I be better off with it or just one GTX580 when I'm playing 1920x1080 and nothing really more.

I like to future proof so I dont upgrade like 1/2 the people around here do every other month but at the same time I dont know if it's worth getting the 590.
I'd wait 'til the GTX 590 and HD 6990 are both available, and go with the cheaper of the two. Both will be monstrous, and more than plentiful for gaming @ 1080p.
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I'd wait 'til the GTX 590 and HD 6990 are both available, and go with the cheaper of the two. Both will be monstrous, and more than plentiful for gaming @ 1080p.
yeah Im definetly going to wait and see.

I wont be doing 6990 sadly. Never again will I use a single card dual core ATi. The 4870x2 was awesome at first, but the amount of messups on the driver end of ATi that messed this card up in games is astronomical. They've put limits on the card like a dozen times over.
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yeah Im definetly going to wait and see.

I wont be doing 6990 sadly. Never again will I use a single card dual core ATi. The 4870x2 was awesome at first, but the amount of messups on the driver end of ATi that messed this card up in games is astronomical. They've put limits on the card like a dozen times over.
yeah pretty much this, even if the 6xxx CFX results are impressive, I'm still afraid to get a 6990 or anything like it simply because I've had enough of ATi's driver hassle.

I'll get the gtx 590 as fast as I can, only problem is that I'm in Finland and don't know whether these ever hit the stores over here
 
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yeah Im definetly going to wait and see.

I wont be doing 6990 sadly. Never again will I use a single card dual core ATi. The 4870x2 was awesome at first, but the amount of messups on the driver end of ATi that messed this card up in games is astronomical. They've put limits on the card like a dozen times over.
seeing how the 6 series has been the best set of drivers amd's seen in quite a while, I think a bunch of people are curious at the very least to see how good driver support will be for the dual gpu.
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yeah Im definetly going to wait and see.

I wont be doing 6990 sadly. Never again will I use a single card dual core ATi. The 4870x2 was awesome at first, but the amount of messups on the driver end of ATi that messed this card up in games is astronomical. They've put limits on the card like a dozen times over.
I've only owned two video cards in my short custom PC life (built this PC in November lol) and I can tell you with certainty that I am disappoint in AMD/ATi.

I was so escited to get my shiny new 6870, that is until I needed fan speed of over 50% for my OC. Then my ears started to bleed. The fan noise coming out of the company that last generation was known to be light years quieter than the comparable Nvidia cards now sounded like a jet plane spooling for take off.

Then when I thought I couldn't take it anymore Nvidia released the 570 and I fell in love. Absolutely quiet at gaming loads even with fans at 70% and runs everything I own much more effortlessly than the AMD card. It was a win/win.

Unless AMD figures out a way to make fans like Nvidia I will not purchase another card from them. Why do AMD's fans make so much noise when Nvidia's don't seem to make any?
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For everyone who wanted these 266.77 beta drivers, they were on an open directory on Evga's FTP site but then they took them down.

Here is a mirror for the 64 bit: http://www.megaupload.com/?d=K1M2NU6D

Some improvement in some games.
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I've heard Ati was coming out with the HD Rainbow-Oil graphics card.
Where can I find new cards from ATI?
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Where can I find new cards from ATI?
In the Rainbow Oil aisle.
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Where can I find new cards from ATI?
You must believe!



PS I refuse to call them AMD cards, they'll always be ATI to me
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