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

 
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post #21 of 119
AMD, just because Nvidia put the 580 first and charged 500$ (a bit overpriced) does not give you the right to do the same. Shame if your competitor might release a better product around the same price point.
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Do not like the power consumption. And people say Nvidia's is bad, yet this happens. And Cayman. Whoo, it's a hypocritical party up in here.
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Is it fair to say the AMD card i hate the most? HD 5870 - 400$, HD 5850 - 300$, HD 5970 - 600$. HD 6950 - 300$, HD 6970 - 375$, HD 6990 - 700$ , Are they high. I would have expected 550-600 but 700 what are they thinking.
This. I have no idea who would buy this seeing the current numbers.
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Like it.
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post #25 of 119
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Do not like the power consumption. And people say Nvidia's is bad, yet this happens. And Cayman. Whoo, it's a hypocritical party up in here.
Just wait for the GTX 590's power consumption. As far as I can see, this card fits perfectly into the lineup as far as price/performance goes. SLI 570 performance for about the same price and less power consumption when you don't overclock.

By the way, I think any review that tests anything lower than 1920x1080 is a joke. If you are dropping $700 on a videocard setup, you had better have a 1080p monitor or better. This thing is aimed at the land of Eyefinity, where it has the best price/power consumption to be able to run everything at 5760x1080 no problem. Thems the facts.

Videocards are getting a little ridiculous. Consoles are holding games back, but nVidia and AMD keep pushing ahead. You can run every game out there at medium-high settings at 1920x1080 if you invest $150-200. Until graphics catch up (remember when Crysis came out, and you probably needed to upgrade to play it? When is the last time that happened) or huge monitors become the norm, these cards are just there for us to drool over benchmarks while AMD and nVidia have a pissing match.
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post #26 of 119
It is sort of a joke. At least I can say that my card lasted almost two years before completely being beaten.

Either way, stay away from multi gpu cards.
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post #27 of 119
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It may be interesting to wait for the new drivers that come with the 6990.

No way the performance would increase enough to convince me to spend so much money. Don't forget that the price will rise because of the small avaibility for the next couple of months.

I'll pass on this 6xxx family. I'm keeping my trifire 5xxx.
Keep it until AMD decides to brick your cards thru their drivers. FTW.
post #28 of 119
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Don't like. Performance not good enough, microstuttering, heat issues, horrible price tag. I'll assume the same for the GTX 590 and wait for either Kepler or the AMD 7000 series.
Yes, with 2 in quadfire, not with one. We already know how awesome 2x HD 6970's scale in CF, so naturally the HD 6990 scales just as good -- as current benchmarks have shown. And its pricing is for launch, which will naturally come down over the next month.
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post #29 of 119
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Keep it until AMD decides to brick your cards thru their drivers. FTW.
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post #30 of 119
But question is, I've still unfortunetly yet to see any benchmarks pitting the 6970CF, vs 6990, Or 6970 Quad-fire, vs the 6990 CF, since they unfortunetly run around the same price =\\
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