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Smooth and fluid through the most graphically-intensive of sections, playing the game for a few minutes highlighted that there's significant power on tap, though just how much is yet to be revealed through cold, hard numbers.

But if I were a betting man, I'd say the GPUs' frequencies are lower than the Radeon HD 6970 - OK, I cheated and took a peek in the Catalyst Control Centre when Sapphire wasn't looking - so it may not quite be as fast as two HD 6970 GPUs in CrossFireX. What's more, should the CCC information prove to be correct, there may well be both 2GB and 4GB versions of the range-topping card.
Source.

I had a feeling it would be clocked lower - So long as these can still hit similar clocks its all good, they will probably be binned like the 5970 though.

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Make sure you have a really meaty PSU - this bad boy can consume 300W, we're told.
    
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Two different versions of the 6990? I doubt it, a flagship card is a flagship for a reason.

And I knew cfx 6970's would be faster, this is usually always how it is with dual gpu cards.
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Two different versions of the 6990? I doubt it, a flagship card is a flagship for a reason.

And I knew cfx 6970's would be faster, this is usually always how it is with dual gpu cards.
Who knows, they may make 2 versions, one for those who dont/wont run eyefinity or whatever.
    
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when 28nm comes i want four chip on single card for less than 350€
to take out voodoo 5 6000
     
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If it can consume 300w...what happens when MSI gets their nubs on it and makes an R6990 Lightning? D:
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If it can consume 300w...what happens when MSI gets their nubs on it and makes an R6990 Lightning? D:

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I don't understand.
 
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i wonder how well it overclocks? with that single fan layout on that big card I am thankful i'll be putting it under water as soon as I can.
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I don't understand.
**** hits the fan.
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I don't understand.
he's saying the **** has hit the fan.
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