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[BT] AMD's Radeon HD 6990 is in our lab

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What's this colossal piece of computing kit that's just turned up? Why, it appears to be AMD's new Radeon HD 6990. At least, that's what it says in big letters on the front of the card.

We can only speculate (actually we know; we just can't tell you yet), but it looks as though AMD's new top-end monster graphics card is getting achingly close to its launch date. So much so, in fact, that our review sample has already landed, ready to be thrashed in our test systems.
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Holy!
     
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Can we get an AMD branded GPU? I love the designs they have goin on.
   
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We'z be'z gettin'z close!
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What's this? AMD gives free 6990 to all HW sites? They started saying on the same day
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we have the 6990, we seen it, we tested it, it'll freeze ur brain, it's mind-boggling and unconceivable, it's beyond anything we can understand
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What's this? AMD gives free 6990 to all HW sites? They started saying on the same day
Review sites get free review samples all the time.
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We'z be'z gettin'z close!
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I am confused, I though this was to be the Eyefinity 6 card... I only see 5 ports . Still they are gonna ask upwards of 700+ for that card and IMO wont be worth it due to its missing features that something this powerful should have.
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So what! bench the damn thing and give us some pricing and lets see if it's worth it

I doubt that AMD's 6990 will beat the GTX 590 in performance anyways. It might be the better of the 2 in pricing though. AMD has very sweet prices
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