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I wish they tossed 570-SLI and 580-SLI in to the mix.
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Originally Posted by Dark View Post
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.
Putting dual-GPU cards together has historically yielded terrible results. I don't see why that would change now.
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Could anyone make heads or tails of the pricing that site used???
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happy that gtx580 sli is bettererererer. well im guessing, woulda been good to see benches comparing
lol, I don't think anyone expected the 6990 to beat 2x 580s.

But honestly, let's be happy that it doesn't... 2x 580s will run you about $1,000.
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Quote:
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happy that gtx580 sli is bettererererer.
Your sig applies greatly to you.
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Putting dual-GPU cards together has historically yielded terrible results. I don't see why that would change now.
I didn't imply it.
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happy that gtx580 sli is bettererererer. well im guessing, woulda been good to see benches comparing
Only comparison that is relevant is 6990 vs 590.
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Quote:
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Only comparison that is relevant is 6990 vs 590.
This is pretty much what I'm waiting for, too.

I don't expect the 590 to beat my 580s, but I would really like to see if Nvidia has what it takes to win the top card crown this time around.
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Quote:
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Only comparison that is relevant is 6990 vs 590.
I've got my money on the 590 merely because the 580 is just a hair behind the 6990 in higher resolution (where multi gpu will certainly help). Considering the 590 will closely resemble a dual 580 cored card running 570 clocks, and 570 sli beats a single 580...I think you see where I'm going with this.
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very intresting, but i have a hard time trusting dual gpu cards as most games have a hard time fully supporting them.
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