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As AMD continues to move forward, we do not see Nvidia catching up from behind. Perhaps Nvidia has found a more suitable shortcut to the catch up, but at least we have not yet seen it. Maybe one day Nvidia suddenly appears in the front when HD6990 has lagged behind, but this is only a 'maybe'.
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-easily overclocked to 930/930/5000


Godzilla (HD6990) has appeared, King Kong (GTX590) must come soon for the battle.

Edited by windfire - 3/7/11 at 7:17am
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Not that familiar with benchmarking scores (something I need to work on, I know). How do these match up to what we expected, and how badly do people think the 590 will kick its butt?
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The 6990 is very close in performance of 6970 CF.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nv1si0n View Post
The 6990 is very close in performance of 6970 CF.
Should we be surprised?
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Quote:
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Should we be surprised?
No, but the 5970 was much closer in performance to two 5850's...
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So according to that, 2x 6970 pretty much perform exactly the same. Given that the 6970 is ~$350, that kind of pigeon-holes the 6990 into a certain price point. That's a good thing for us, though.

That's assuming this is accurate of course.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nv1si0n View Post
The 6990 is very close in performance of 6970 CF.
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Originally Posted by AzO View Post
Should we be surprised?
Seriously. It should be no surprise that 6970CF is faster.
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happy that gtx580 sli is bettererererer. well im guessing, woulda been good to see benches comparing
Edited by Sircles - 3/7/11 at 7:27am
     
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Plex View Post
So according to that, 2x 6970 pretty much perform exactly the same. Given that the 6970 is ~$350, that kind of pigeon-holes the 6990 into a certain price point. That's a good thing for us, though.

That's assuming this is accurate of course.
the 6990 should cost less than 2 6970's and you will also be able to quad-fire it without needing 4-pci-e slots.

BUT, a single 6990 will not be faster than 2 6970's and likely not faster than in quad-fire than 4-6970's.
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