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[Engadget]AMD Radeon 6990 is released at $699

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The 6990 boasts a massive 4GB of GDDR5, 3,072 Stream Processors, 64 ROPs, and an 830MHz core clock speed. A dual-BIOS switch will let you crank that clock up to 880MHz with a corresponding increase in voltage, but don't expect to see much overclocking headroom above that.
If someone would be so kind as to buy me one for my birthday... pleaaaasse

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Good news for most i guess. Next ATI card i am buying is a 5670 or 6850. But if someone is spending what 700 dollars on a card, that card should allow you to play any game at any settings at any resolution and still get 40-60 frames per second. If not, better take that card back.
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Good news for most i guess. Next ATI card i am buying is a 5670 or 6850. But if someone is spending what 700 dollars on a card, that card should allow you to play any game at any settings at any resolution and still get 40-60 frames per second. If not, better take that card back.
That maybe true but theres still someone out there thinking, " how many instances of Crysis can I run now?"
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Goodbye to my lovely 5970 it was great while it lasted.
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imagine crossfired 6990's
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This is just good marketing material for AMD. Price it high and say you have the fastest video card in the world.

I just wonder how much heat the GTX 590 is going to release if Nvidia plans on taking back the performance crown.
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imagine crossfired 6990's
There is a benchmark video not far from here of Xfire 6990s.
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imagine crossfired 6990's
Yes but wth would even require that much power AND who actually has that kind of money for the cards and all the accessories? That would be epic though.
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Yes but wth would even require that much power AND who actually has that kind of money for the cards and all the accessories? That would be epic though.
maxishine, and unless you could get every game at 60FPS+ at 1920x1200, then you could always use more power
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uk first video review>>

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