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Poll Results: Which one

 
  • 25% (22)
    Keep the 6870s
  • 31% (27)
    CF 6950s (Unlockable)
  • 15% (13)
    CF 6970s
  • 27% (24)
    6990
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post #21 of 31
Amazon is slower to get stock, just like they were with the 6950s/6970s. But no tax, free ship and friendly return policies are a win in my book.
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post #22 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by tsm106 View Post
Amazon is slower to get stock, just like they were with the 6950s/6970s. But no tax, free ship and friendly return policies are a win in my book.
With Prime and 4 dollar next day ship, it is 100% win in my book.
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post #23 of 31
3 displays + 1GB of video RAM=problem

I dont' know if many people know this, but multiple GPUs don't stack there vram. Both your 6870s are using 1GB of VRAM. I would definetly get 6950 CF or 6970 CF, the 6950s sometimes have problems when you unlock and CF. 2GB of Vram should be preety good.
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post #24 of 31
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Well, as of this post the 6990 is ahead by 1 vote. I now am waiting on its delivery.

Product Details:
Product Description Quantity Price Ext. Price
Sapphire 100310SR Radeon HD 6990 Video Card - 4GB, GDDR5, Dual-GPU, PCI-Express 2.1 (x16), 4x Mini DisplayPort, DVI, DirectX 11, Dual-Slot, Eyefinity 6, CrossFireX Ready 1 $ 719.99 $ 719.99
Subtotal: $ 719.99


Order Details:
Product Total $719.99
Shipping & Handling $7.70
Sales Tax TX, SD, NC, IL, ID, GA, FL $0.00
Order Total $727.69
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post #25 of 31
just transfer it into my acct, kthnksbye
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post #26 of 31
Please dont support $700 cards. I think anything over 350 for a single card is rediculous.
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post #27 of 31
I don't understand why people voted for the 6990. It performs on par with 2x 6970s, but cost more, is way louder, and produces more heat. Plus your case has to be big enough to fit it (not sure if the Phantom is).

OP, if you have to upgrade, go w/ the 2gb 6950s (You'll want the extra vRAM) and then sell the 6870s. That will be your best option as far as performance/dollar goes.
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post #28 of 31
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by theproodnoob View Post
Please dont support $700 cards. I think anything over 350 for a single card is rediculous.
Technically it isnt a single card.

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Originally Posted by ebolamonkey3 View Post
I don't understand why people voted for the 6990. It performs on par with 2x 6970s, but cost more, is way louder, and produces more heat. Plus your case has to be big enough to fit it (not sure if the Phantom is).

OP, if you have to upgrade, go w/ the 2gb 6950s (You'll want the extra vRAM) and then sell the 6870s. That will be your best option as far as performance/dollar goes.
The Phantom is large enough. Besides, its to late, I have already purchased it. As I said, Id pick what people chose.
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post #29 of 31
Without seeing some good benchies for 6990, it is hard to tell if it worth the money over a pair of 6950. Although, the fact that they got enough display ports to run all monitors off them, is something to consider for eyeinfinity (I am eyeinfinity challenged - so hoping my understanding is correct).
If I were you, I would take a deep breath and hold out for a week or so more to get a more accurate picture of 6990 performance. Not sure if you can cancel your order right now.
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post #30 of 31
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I actually bought the 6990 Sapphire from TigerDirect and a pair of 6950s from Newegg to run some comparisons.

Ill post up benchmarks when they arrive. The votes were to close to not buy both to test.
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