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[TPU] March 8 Launch Date for Radeon HD 6990

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The the consumer graphics industry is about to see yet another round of competition between top market players AMD and NVIDIA in March, with reports suggesting that the red team (AMD) has chosen March 8 as the launch date of its Radeon HD 6990 graphics card. NVIDIA's response, the GeForce GTX 590 is slated for sometime later in March, as well. AMD is said to be finalizing the SKU, and it should be launched by partners on the 8th of next month. The Radeon HD 6990 is a dual-GPU "CrossFire on a stick" solution, in which two AMD Cayman GPUs with 2 GB of memory each, work in tandem.
Is this a good news?
Hope not disappointed.
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For some reason I always thought by now AMD would have MCM GPUs. Here is to hoping that the 7000 series will?
    
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how much will this cost.. like 600 bucks?
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Just found some pics on Hexus.


    
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Omg that's loooonnggg.
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Originally Posted by Wabbits View Post
Omg that's loooonnggg.
That's what she said.
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ATI needs to slap in dual fans, one just isn't enough especially trying to cool two GPU's, or at least let their AIB's create their own non reference cooling design. So far I'm not impressed with ATI's latest reference coolers.
    
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Sure this is shortly after Chinese New Years (Even though it's a 15 day celebration). March 8th. Yeah, that's still in the month of Chinese New Years.
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Omg that's loooonnggg.
Probably the same length as mine is.
Looks like a sweet card, hopefully it has a decent price and low heat.
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