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They look nice!
The story is the same, though. Two Radeon HD 6970s are faster and quieter, making the 6990 a difficult sell. A pair of 570's are even quieter then the 6970's.
Edited by amstech - 3/8/11 at 9:26am
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Well, guess I didn't know it jumped to over 10%. Paying $100 just in taxes on a $1000 purchase kind of sucks
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Just bought an XFX 6990 from Newegg.ca.

Tri-Fire with my 6970! Now waiting for the 6990 waterblock.
    
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is there any benefit between the three brands? looks like xfx is the only one offering a lifetime warranty.
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Looking at that sapphire card. What happened to Ruby? I thought she was ATI's graphics spokesmodel? Who's the other person / people?


Lol?
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Is it just me or does that one tiny fan seem like it will be really loud and really crappy for cooling?
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Its actually not 8.75%.

The California sales tax rate is 9.25%, and the maximum CA sales tax after local surtaxes is 10.75%. So in some areas we get sucker-punched after getting kicked in the groin. Also, why pay tax when you don't have to. I'd rather not spend another 10% of the cost.
You're right, it's 8.75 in my county, higher in many areas.
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So, do you guys think the best way to go if ya got room is still cf 6950s unlocked compared to 6990?
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