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I bet it will be a 4GB (2x2GB) card.
    
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Hurry up Nvidia and AMD!
I got a killer deal on a 6870 and if you don't put out before the end of this month looks like I'm buying a 6870 to mess around with.
    
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Jeeze it's long...
Thats what she said

I wonder how much the price is going to be and if a case made to look like a gun will be included too.
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sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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Two things (to AMD)
1. Make sure there are full official drivers available to this card from day 1 for early adopters. It literally took 1-1.5 months before my 5970 was properly supported in Catalyst drivers. You pay a price to be an early adopter. Being kicked in the face with crappy driver support is not nice at all.
2. Please match the performance of 2x GTX 580's


[EDIT] - Is it just me or does Dragon Age II look like crap? I hope it improves 10 fold before it is completed.
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I bet it will be a 4GB (2x2GB) card.
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post #27 of 86
Sooo can't wait for benchmarks between this and the GTX 590.
Edited by Diabolical999 - 2/26/11 at 3:27pm
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Originally Posted by ReignsOfPower View Post
Two things (to AMD)
1. Make sure there are full official drivers available to this card from day 1 for early adopters. It literally took 1-1.5 months before my 5970 was properly supported in Catalyst drivers. You pay a price to be an early adopter. Being kicked in the face with crappy driver support is not nice at all.
2. Please match the performance of 2x GTX 580's


[EDIT] - Is it just me or does Dragon Age II look like crap? I hope it improves 10 fold before it is completed.
Just look at 6970 crossfire reviews. I don't know why people wonder about performance when these cards are technically already out. It's just this one is in single card form.

6970 CF and 580 SLI are pretty much identical. They each beat each other in specific games, but they're generally neck and neck. Price/power/heat is the deciding factor between this and the upcoming GTX590.
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post #29 of 86
I hope ati do trounce nvidia this time around it gets boring when it's all one sided
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post #30 of 86
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Originally Posted by Yvese View Post
Just look at 6970 crossfire reviews. I don't know why people wonder about performance when these cards are technically already out. It's just this one is in single card form.

6970 CF and 580 SLI are pretty much identical. They each beat each other in specific games, but they're generally neck and neck. Price/power/heat is the deciding factor between this and the upcoming GTX590.
This is true. However I know 2x 580's are not possible with their heat/power consumption at their current specification on a single card. So lets play safe and assume 2x 570s. I've also read here and there on HARDOCP that the 6990 might have an increased SP count over 2x 6970's.

Time will tell!
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