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Poll Results: What do you think of AMD's HD6990?

 
  • 64% (180)
    Like it
  • 35% (100)
    Dislike it
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post #111 of 119
It's a fast card, just it's performance doesn't justify it's price...but it is leading the pack.
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post #112 of 119
I dont have a 6990 but to me its not worth it I paid 250 for my 6950 all I gotta do is grab another 6950 at around 280 which is about 530 that beats the 6990 so at 750ish dollars for the 6990 its not worth it
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post #113 of 119
Here in malaysia the cheapest 6990 which is HIS can be had for 450 pounds.... so it seems like some parts of the world its definitely overpriced....
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post #114 of 119
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Originally Posted by amstech View Post
From what I have read and seen over countless threads on the 6990 on this site, 90% of those posts are from people COMPLETELY missing the point here.
Of course the 6990 is too expensive.
Its a niche product. A poster boy.

Its hot and real noisy too.
Many setups costing less are a better option.

Thats not the point.
AMD wants to be able to say they have the fastest available videocard on the market.
Its the Corvette in the middle of the showroom so you buy the Cavalier.
Dual gpu cards like the 6990 are rife with problems and are half-assed cards designed to steal the "fastest card in the world" crown. The same goes with the GTX 590.

These cards are an insult to consumers because they couldn't produce a faster and efficient card so they pasted 2 gpus together and threw it in our faces. Sorry, but I'm not impressed. Give me something new, don't rehash the same old garbage and pretend like it's new, cause it's not.

Imagine if car companies stuck 5 old 90HP engines into one car and passed it off as a powerful 450HP car? How insulted would you be? Would you rather have that or a single 450HP engine?

How would you feel if hard drive companies didn't invent faster drives but instead told the customer to run 5, 6, or 7 hard drives in RAID0?

How would you feel if CPU companies told us to run 2 CPUs at the same time just because they couldn't produce a faster single CPU?

And the list goes on....

In the end, adding multiple gpus or processors to make their product run faster isn't a legitimate technique, it's a cop-out.
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post #115 of 119
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Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post
Dual gpu cards like the 6990 are rife with problems and are half-assed cards designed to steal the "fastest card in the world" crown. The same goes with the GTX 590.

These cards are an insult to consumers because they couldn't produce a faster and efficient card so they pasted 2 gpus together and threw it in our faces. Sorry, but I'm not impressed. Give me something new, don't rehash the same old garbage and pretend like it's new, cause it's not.

Imagine if car companies stuck 5 old 90HP engines into one car and passed it off as a powerful 450HP car? How insulted would you be? Would you rather have that or a single 450HP engine?

How would you feel if hard drive companies didn't invent faster drives but instead told the customer to run 5, 6, or 7 hard drives in RAID0?

How would you feel if CPU companies told us to run 2 CPUs at the same time just because they couldn't produce a faster single CPU?

And the list goes on....

In the end, adding multiple gpus or processors to make their product run faster isn't a legitimate technique, it's a cop-out.
I see the logic of what you are saying, and your right from the stand point of the "what if" scenarios. I totally see how it would seem silly to dump two GPU's on one card. Especially when you look at it from your perspective, which cant be ignored because it presents a valid point. I myself feel that two GPU's on one card is kind of well, outdated. With companys packing 6-8-12 processors into one CPU your would think at this point someone could just sneeze and produce a dual-core GPU. maybe it's about the ever present supply and demand spector. But with processing cores the way they are these days you would think that someone would decide to do a dual-core GPU, Instead of two GPU's on one board. Just a thought.
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post #116 of 119
Quote:
Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post
Dual gpu cards like the 6990 are rife with problems and are half-assed cards designed to steal the "fastest card in the world" crown. The same goes with the GTX 590.
It's not because you have read it somewhere on the net, that it's the thruth.

I'm using a Tri-Fire set-up, 5970+5870, both BIOS flashed to 1000/1200 since (already!) 1 year and 4 months.

And everything is working fine. 3 GPUs. 1 multiple GPUs card. Everything is working fine! I can't remember the last time I had a BSOD/freeze/bug/crash in a game in the last 10 months.

My multiple GPU card (5970) is rock-stable, just like my whole system, with a CPU running at 5.1 GHz. No PEBKAC in my home!

For the 10 same whiners posting their PEBKAC ''problems'' on every sites they can find on the net, you have 1000 satisfied users that don't post.

But the whiners are simply, annoyingly, more vocal. It's NEVER their fault. NEVAR! They are waaaaay to intelligent for that! No. It's always the manucturer's fault!

10 vocal whiners, 1000 satisfied users. It's always like that, for every product on the planet, (yes even peanut-butter!) everywhere across the internet multi-verse.
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post #117 of 119
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Originally Posted by 4LC4PON3 View Post
I dont have a 6990 but to me its not worth it I paid 250 for my 6950 all I gotta do is grab another 6950 at around 280 which is about 530 that beats the 6990 so at 750ish dollars for the 6990 its not worth it
Actually crossfire 6950 won't beat a 6990.
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post #118 of 119
I voted dislike because I do not like dual card solutions. Never have and never will.
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post #119 of 119
See that setup is ideal to me! That's what I would like to do with the 69xx series cards. One 6990 and a 6970.
+1 to that! I'm all about overkill on my PC but as personal preference I like to balance it with a little, just a little, with sensibility.
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