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Jeeze it's long...
That's what she said.

But really, how the hell is that going to fit in a case?
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just reading the words 6990.... I'M WET!
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That's what she said.

But really, how the hell is that going to fit in a case?
It will fit in many full towers. Pretty sure it would fit in the Phantom, for instance. It is huge though.

Wonder what the TDP is like.
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post #44 of 86
Maybe the TDP is an issue, and the reason its taken so long to be produced is so that they can stockpile chips that fit in the profile.
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post #45 of 86
The card looks longer than the 5970.

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Hope AMD get the drivers ready for this, unlike the 5970 when it first came out
I keep forgetting, no one reads these days.

HardOCP says "video card works and is in complete form." and "This video card is better out-of-the-gate than the Radeon HD 5970 ever was."

I'm curious as to which part of the review did they give you the idea that the drivers are not ready?
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I'm not sure what case would ever be able to fit this, my 580 barely fits into me case.
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I'm not sure what case would ever be able to fit this, my 580 barely fits into me case.
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I keep forgetting, no one reads these days.

HardOCP says "video card works and is in complete form." and "This video card is better out-of-the-gate than the Radeon HD 5970 ever was."

I'm curious as to which part of the review did they give you the idea that the drivers are not ready?
AMD never fail's to surprise on how bad of a driver they can pump out. [for crossfire, single cards are fine as always]

They've proved that repeatedly.

Just ask any 4870x2 user, or 5970 user. Just because the 6990 works now, doesn't mean AMD won't screw it up later.

In essence, save the current driver, since it might be the best one for the card to date, and hell, for the future too.
    
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thats what she said.


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Jeeze it's long...
    
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AMD never fail's to surprise on how bad of a driver they can pump out. [for crossfire, single cards are fine as always]

They've proved that repeatedly.

Just ask any 4870x2 user, or 5970 user. Just because the 6990 works now, doesn't mean AMD won't screw it up later.

In essence, save the current driver, since it might be the best one for the card to date, and hell, for the future too.
Yeah, they've proved it, have you proven it for yourself? I guess some well informed intelligent people here take the internet SERIOUSLY.

I have 8 computers in my household. From AMD and Intel to ATI and nVidia (CrossFire and SLi) to OSX and Windows. I can go on all day on the strengths and weaknesses from both camps but that's not the point here. The point is all my systems in my household work.

I don't know if some of you here are biased, immature or just plain stupid. As I have never encountered a critical system problem from either camps. I'm also a system builder and build 100s of systems a year in all kinds of configs imaginable.

Therefore I never understood why some of you go on about why one or the other is bad based on a few experiences OTHER people had.

Lack of critical thinking much? It's OK, you can blame it on educational budget cuts.
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