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post #31 of 61
off topic but can u tri-sli gtx 590 with gtx 580 ?
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post #32 of 61
Who looked at the thread that said it was close to 2 580's in SLI and pretty much the same as 2 570's in SLI for only 699. I would just get 2 6950's, unclock them, and CF them. I'll probably get the same performance for less.
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post #33 of 61
Quote:
Originally Posted by venom55520 View Post
imagine crossfired 6990's
Would not do you any good. Quadfire does not scale well at all.
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post #34 of 61
Will XFX make a Black Edition of this thing too?
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post #35 of 61
Here in Germany they are starting to stock the 6990, the cheapest (Club 3D) sells for 580€. It's a rather good price! I hope to see an EVGA 590 for 650-700€
     
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post #36 of 61
Hm, makes me not regret buying 2x 6970s at all... Wonder what's up with pricing... Maybe it really overclocks so much better under water or LN2?
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off topic but can u tri-sli gtx 590 with gtx 580 ?
Since it's not out we don't know. Probably not.
post #37 of 61
I will stick to my 5970s, unless they release one that comes with waterblock from factory.

Edit: Just realized, HD6990 for $699. lol
 
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post #38 of 61
I was right on the money with my guess.

And people thought I was
post #39 of 61
Quote:
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brb selling my 580s
Why would you downgrade so much?

Shoot, even SLi's 570s are beating the 6990. I'm not a fanboy or anything, either. I actually with could have done a little better with their 6950/70, but alas, I digress.
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post #40 of 61
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Originally Posted by asuindasun View Post
Intel HD = SLI 480's, who knew?
http://www.overclock.net/system.php?i=71170
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Originally Posted by Newbie2009 View Post
How can you NOT be impressed? It overclocks well, good scaling, hits 6970xfire performance when OC'd.
Much better card than 5970 IMO.

Nvidia are sweating now I would guess. Hopefully they can pull it out of the bag though.

The only bad thing is the price.
For how much I'm paying, if I were to upgrade, I want more FPS... this just isnt a big enough jump considering its a dual GPU card.. I guess I was just expecting too much?
 
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