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It's another round of nVidia vs AMD lol.. The GTX590 vs the HD 6990 (:
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I wonder what kind of power consumption this card will have. Here's hoping for some special edition cards with some killer coolers!
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Almost 100% it will be 2x6970 down clocked to receive PCI-E Cert and then all you have to do is put it back to 6970 speeds.

Honestly though this card is only a good buy if it is cheaper than 2 6970s otherwise it is a big big waste, the 590 the same thing, either cost benefit or a waste.
Well, then there's a lot of headroom for the 590. Under $1000...
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People probably glance over it and guess it's 5850. It's kinda funny when people mention how the Asus Ares is 5870x2 like the 5970 wasn't
Yea, it annoys me when people are repeatedly misguided to believe this.
post #64 of 86
If they price it around 500 - 550$, it would be a big win.
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post #65 of 86
That will never happen. They would be undercutting themselves...
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Maybe for the first few weeks after launch it might be on the north of 600$, but if you consider the launch price of 5870 was 400$ and 5970 was 600$. Now we could assume (roughly) the 6990 would be priced 200$ more than 6970, which was launched at around 370 $ , which would make it 570 $. Atleast i feel its possible for AMD to reach the 500 - 550$ mark and with good out of the box drivers, they will be interesting a lot of people.

Its just my take on things. I might be wrong though.
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My Tri-SLI GTX 480s are chuckling right now.
    
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My Tri-SLI GTX 480s are chuckling right now.
But your Corsair HX750W is crying ;_;
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But your Corsair HX750W is crying ;_;
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What was that case? Thats the exact same case my poker chips from Wal Mart are in.
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