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imagine crossfired 6990's
technicly that would be quad fired

yeah...im being that guy
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technicly that would be quad fired

yeah...im being that guy
what guy?
    
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Or you could wait for a sapphire toxic/vapour x edition.

I'm sure they will arrive in the next 4-8 weeks.
saphires are out £600 uk for 1 though.......................
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Its funny that they think that the gtx590 will consume less power.
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Its funny that they think that the gtx590 will consume less power.
well rumours are floating that the 590's will pull 550w per card...

oh and power draw on my 580gtx's at idle is total system 330w underload i hit just under 800w...
Edited by UkGouki - 3/8/11 at 10:51am
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no way it's consuming less power. lol it makes me very curious where the price will be for it though.
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Its funny that they think that the gtx590 will consume less power.
This. Being a user of both brands, I can clearly state that I would go for AMD GPUs for the lesser power consumption if it was the final point before the purchase. If the 6990 is 350w roughly, then I wonder what the 590 is gonna be. XD Can anyone say, "I want my steak medium-well?"
     
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imagine crossfired 6990's
Imagine being broke for 6 months & 1 Hella fat electric bill!
Edited by _GTech - 3/8/11 at 11:07am
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This. Being a user of both brands, I can clearly state that I would go for AMD GPUs for the lesser power consumption if it was the final point before the purchase. If the 6990 is 350w roughly, then I wonder what the 590 is gonna be. XD Can anyone say, "I want my steak medium-well?"
Why would you cook a stead medium well?
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no way it's consuming less power. lol it makes me very curious where the price will be for it though.
this. The price will decide which bad buy Im buying - 590 or 6990. Though, Im already tipped in favor of Nvidia due to the piss poor drivers regarding the 4870x2 from AMD.
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