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When is the release date? Cant find it anywhere.

Buying this for sure.
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whether it is 6950x2 or 6970x2 it should still tri-fire with a 6970 right?
yes
 
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I wonder how will it play against the GTX 590

For a long time i wont go with AMD i had quite some problems with AMD cards until now.



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Originally Posted by tconroy135 View Post
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.
Ummm that's not the point.

The purpose of this card is for people with deep pockets so they can cram 4 of these in their $20k system, because they can, and they post a video of it on YouTube so all the poor people out there can salivate at something they can only dream of.

Then a bunch of stupid people come along and start a AMD vs. nVidia argument with each other about something they can't afford.

*Rinse and repeat*

It's no surprise why American consumers suck at math. It doesn't matter which camp is better what matters is which product is the best at any given price point. It's meaningless to argue about something if you can't even afford it, but we have the internet which was supposed to set us free, liberate us, share and gain unlimited knowledge, instead the internet has created a place where a bunch of stupid people can argue with a bunch of other stupid people.

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Originally Posted by Ikrin View Post
That will never happen. They would be undercutting themselves...
You would know because AMD secretly told you how much it costs them to manufacture this card.
Edited by AzO - 2/27/11 at 7:45pm
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Ummm that's not the point.

The purpose of this card is for people with deep pockets so they can cram 4 of these in their $20k system, because they can, and they post a video of it on YouTube so all the poor people out there can salivate at something they can only dream of.

Then a bunch of stupid people come along and start a AMD vs. nVidia argument with each other about something they can't afford.

*Rinse and repeat*

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You would know because AMD secretly told you how much it costs them to manufacture this card.
lol you are funny ! jaja
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Originally Posted by AzO View Post
You would know because AMD secretly told you how much it costs them to manufacture this card.
I was speaking of someone's jest that the 590 would be $500-550. The 580 retails for that much, so obviously that wouldn't happen.

You would know, because you understood the context, right.
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