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eh, nice nice. Does quite well. I was expecting more though. I was under the impression that they were going to improve the drivers signifcantly as well.

Let alone this puts to rest the claims that the 5970 and 580 traded blows.
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With those Specs its slower then GTX570 SLI and we know that 6970 CF is faster then GTX570 SLI.
Quite the opposite actually. 570 OCs much more than 6970s do as well.
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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?
It's a giant who cares. It's pulling 60 frames a second maxing out every engine. The thing is idling through this stuff.
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Quite the opposite actually. 570 OCs much more than 6970s do as well.
It does not mean anything. As soon as you hit 2 card 1.25GB is limiting and in extreme resolutions GTX570 is on pair with HD 6950. Also scaling is much better with HD 69XX.
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It does not mean anything. As soon as you hit 2 card 1.25GB is limiting and in extreme resolutions GTX570 is on pair with HD 6950. Also scaling is much better with HD 69XX.
But the 590 will have 1.5GBs of ram...

Anyway, the 570 OC performance while very good (I have one at 900 core) is not necessarily an indicator of 590 OC performance. People are ignoring it, but power draw when OCing may be an issue. I mean if the 6990 draws over 550W at 6970 clocks, then what do you think the 590 will draw at 580 clocks.

The reviewers OCed the 6990 up to 930 core (that is a 5.6% increase). That is likely not the max OC, furthermore, we don't know if the reviewer played with the voltage...

Besides, at stock it'll play everything maxed out. The biggest concern should not be relation to the 590, but the price and driver issues like microstutter.
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HD6990 is a dual card, so, compare it to GTX 570s and GTX 580s in SLI, LOL!!!!!!!!!!!
    
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It does not mean anything. As soon as you hit 2 card 1.25GB is limiting and in extreme resolutions GTX570 is on pair with HD 6950. Also scaling is much better with HD 69XX.
Where are you making these facts up from? The 570 performs better than a 6970 and overclocks much higher which is what we at OCN do. Both the 6970 and 570 have problems beyond 2560x1600. Only the 3GB 580 can handle triple monitors with AA. Xfire is also bottlenecked at resolutions beyond 2560x1600 as well. SLI is not.
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Where are you making these facts up from? The 570 performs better than a 6970 and overclocks much higher which is what we at OCN do. Both the 6970 and 570 have problems beyond 2560x1600. Only the 3GB 580 can handle triple monitors with AA. Xfire is also bottlenecked at resolutions beyond 2560x1600 as well. SLI is not.

He's not making anything up, the 570 chokes at extreme resolutions.
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He's not making anything up, the 570 chokes at extreme resolutions.
I was referring to the 6970 out performing the 570.

BOTH the 570/580/6970 reference models choke beyond 2560x1600 as stated in my post. You need 3GB at least. 6990 still only has 2GB per GPU. Especially Xfire not being able to handle the bandwidth and offloading the frame buffer to the PCI-E. "The crossfire bridge in which all AMD cards use today is only 900mbits/sec. CrossFire interconnect used for passing completed frames between cards has "only" enough bandwidth to sustain a 2560x1600 display resolution. Even three 1080p displays will exceed its capacity." 3way and 4way Xfire isn't possible because of this. You could do 2-way Xfire and connect both Xfire bridges but at those resolutions you would have to turn down the graphics settings to medium or low to maintain fps.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 3/7/11 at 7:05pm
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