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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 #61 of 119
$699...$699...6970 CF for less...

When did Activision buy out AMD?
post #62 of 119
Love it! But Going with Nvidias dual card this year.
     
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I like it. Nearly 6970 CF perfomance from one card. I think they have done a great job.
    
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post #64 of 119
I'm excited about the card. For me the real break through will be if it operates well in a crossfire set up. I have played with the idea of a 6990 6970 crossfire set up but as I said before, I'm curious to how well it will do in cf, mostly with games.
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post #65 of 119
I like it but just to expensive for me... I'll be going xfire OC with my 6950 when the prices drop a little more for my second card.
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post #66 of 119
Looks like a great card. I do want to see how the 590 will perform before picking one to buy.
post #67 of 119
What dual GPU card DOESN'T run hot? Tell me, all of you complaining about heat and how it's unfair that the GTX 480 was bashed for being hot. It got bashed because it was a single GPU that was fairly inefficient, but still powerful.

I remember the GTX 295, overheating VRMs on 4870x2/5970 (can't remember which). GTX 590 will be no different in terms of heat like the 6990.

I really like the dual bios switch. Thats a very OC friendly feature. Price needs to be closer to $550-600 like the 5970 though. Not surprised that it's hot and loud.

Loving all the 6990 CFers in this thread. We got some high rollers! Don't be surprised when 4 way CFX develops problems and scales a bit poorly. AMD drivers have been known to be iffy like for early 5970. But when it works, oh dear lord. FPS, FPS everywhere.
Edited by Rpg2 - 3/8/11 at 6:37am
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post #68 of 119
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
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.
I hate 'I told you so' but I did predict where this card would fall in the price line, and IMO the features it has and the performance gain it is supposed to have over the predecessor, is not worth the SEVERE price hike.
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post #69 of 119
LOL! What's not to like????

For the price of 2X Nvidia 580 SLI, you can get a Tri-Fire set-up 6990+6970 and totally wipe the floor with it... since 6990 alone is around 15% slower then 580 SLI, Tri-Fire will be alot faster... for around the same price... and more Vram!

No brainer for me. I'm buying a 6990 to go tri-Fire with my watercooled 6970.

Great job AMD. My Tri-Fire set-up 5970+5870 is rock-stable since day 1. No problems for me on that side. And with the 6xxx serie great scaling, it's really a no brainer.

Nvidia should REALLY lower the price of the 580.
    
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post #70 of 119
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Originally Posted by kevink82 View Post
How is that hypocrite the gtx480 was loud and hot and everyone bash it like there is no tomorrow so why should ati be spare when it's doing the same thing??
Its a dual GPU card. All i'm saying is people are running around saying this is power hungry and hot and loud and all the rest of it, but the 590 will have 2 GTX 580 cores, which are hotter and consume more power, so it will be just as bad, if not worse. Thats all. It was worse for a 480 because it was single GPU card and ran hot and loud as hell. This card is no better in that respect but if you have the money to buy it, you would most likely have the money to buy some waterblocks to cool it properly.

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Difference in fanboys. Yes it's okay if AMD does it, but not when Nvidia does it.
You fail to realize those were review samples?.. How many times must you post the same thing. Retail versions don't have that "problem"... Obviously you will hold this regardless...
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