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post #11 of 44
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Originally Posted by Dark View Post
Doubtful, though if it does it will be <$50.

2x 580's will still be faster than 1 590.
^^

exactly, I'd rather have 2x 580's then one 590 .... a lot of obvious reasons not to forget that in certain games the Dual GPU cards can get tricky at times..
post #12 of 44
You have 2 4870x2 in a HTPC? Why?
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You have 2 4870x2 in a HTPC? Why?
I have a 4890 in an ESX server.

Who cares.
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post #14 of 44
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Read the articles, learn the information.
Point me to one of these articles then. I haven't seen a single bench for the 590.
post #15 of 44
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I have a 4890 in an ESX server.

Who cares.
Me, hence the question. A 4890 is no where near having 2 4870x2s in a HTPC is it.

It's a simple question.
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Point me to one of these articles then. I haven't seen a single bench for the 590.
I'm sure you're capable of conducting a google search.
And I never said anything about benchmarking.

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Originally Posted by Dom_sufc View Post
Me, hence the question. A 4890 is no where near having 2 4870x2s in a HTPC is it.

It's a simple question.
Nope, but an HTPC is going to run FAR more video related operations compared to my ESX box.

Is it far fetched to game on an HTPC? No.

Your simple question has a simple answer.
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I'm sure you're capable of conducting a google search.
And I never said anything about benchmarking.



Nope, but an HTPC is going to run FAR more video related operations compared to my ESX box.

Is it far fetched to game on an HTPC? No.

Your simple question has a simple answer.
That's because there are no benchmarks. You are just assuming things, which proves nothing.
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I'm sure you're capable of conducting a google search.
And I never said anything about benchmarking.



Nope, but an HTPC is going to run FAR more video related operations compared to my ESX box.

Is it far fetched to game on an HTPC? No.

Your simple question has a simple answer.
Untangle your knickers and move along. What has this got to do with you? Bit of an overly trivial matter for you to get upset about, isn't it?

Have you never heard people asking questions to other people in the effort to provoke conversation? What a bizarre world you must live in.

You come across as very bitter to feel the need to try and argue over something so simple.
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I went from a 4870X2 to a GTX580 and the difference is worth it, if you can afford the costs.
     
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That's because there are no benchmarks. You are just assuming things, which proves nothing.
Show me a case in the past that proves otherwise.
Show me the specs alone that prove otherwise.

It's simple, they can't squeeze two 580 cores running at 580 speeds on to a single card without running in to a large heat and power issue. Instead, they use lower clocked versions. This isn't a new concept and if you are expecting the 590 to be faster than 2 580's then you're in for a shock.

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Untangle your knickers and move along. What has this got to do with you? Bit of an overly trivial matter for you to get upset about, isn't it?

Have you never heard people asking questions to other people in the effort to provoke conversation? What a bizarre world you must live in.

You come across as very bitter to feel the need to try and argue over something so simple.
What makes you think I'm upset? I'm merely pointing out the obvious. You act like overkill is a concept that's completely unheard of on this forum.

Take your own advice and untangle your panties, there's no need to take offense over a forum reply.
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