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post #21 of 54
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Originally Posted by Levesque;12657027 
Don't listen to the Nvidia fanboys. There is no ''downclock''.

My 5970 is OC at 1000/1200, watercooled, just like my 5870 is at 1000/1200. It took me 10 minutes to flash my BIOS to reach those speed for BOTH cards.

And no problems at all for me. No PEBKAC in my home. Can't remember the last time I had a crash/BSOD/freeze/bug in the last 14 months with this set-up .smile.gif

Oh tru sweet set up, i had two 5970 in xfire, there performance was crazy but they had there problems with some games... im not a fanboy of either, but i find the 580s ALOT smoother then the 5970s.. but this should be improved with the 6990... i actually wanted the 6990 and would have bought if they released it 2months ago.. i think im going to still with my set up, maybe add a third card and wait for gtx 7** series and hd 8*** Series
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post #22 of 54
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Originally Posted by i7Stealth1366 View Post
if they are the same clocks it should be fine the 6970 chip and the 6990 chips are the same and are at the same clocks so it should not be a issue
Didn't say they would be an issue, all i said about the 6990 is im not paying 730 for that card.
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post #23 of 54
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
ati and their drivers suck

:nvidiafanboy:
Been running 6970 since launch.. not a single driver issue even with the original driver disk.... there are no problems.
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post #24 of 54
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Originally Posted by motoray View Post
Been running 6970 since launch.. not a single driver issue even with the original driver disk.... there are no problems.
Driver Disk?

Don't you ever listen to Linus?!


All In all, people saying that they can get a 6990 and a 6970 and beat the crap out of 580 SLI, enjoy your driver issues and also tri sli 570s will beat that lol
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Been running 6970 since launch.. not a single driver issue even with the original driver disk.... there are no problems.
same here
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post #26 of 54
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Originally Posted by Zaiger View Post
same here
THROW OUT THE DISK AND DOWNLOAD THE LATEST DRIVERS FROM AMD


grrr
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THROW OUT THE DISK AND DOWNLOAD THE LATEST DRIVERS FROM AMD


grrr
"Throw that away, and download the latest off the website" is the accurate quote! hahaha!
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post #28 of 54
Now I must double my efforts on my paper-route, lemonade stand, and lawn cutting business to afford this new card. I may even have to layoff my little sister
    
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Now I must double my efforts on my paper-route, lemonade stand, and lawn cutting business to afford this new card. I may even have to layoff my little sister
Don't forget to run errands for your parents.
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Originally Posted by Johnny Guitar View Post
THROW OUT THE DISK AND DOWNLOAD THE LATEST DRIVERS FROM AMD


grrr
why?
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