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Poll Results: Anyone else think HD 6990 is too Expensive?

 
  • 40% (91)
    Yes! I'd rather get HD 6950 CF
  • 33% (75)
    No! You pay a premium for Dual-GPU cards
  • 26% (61)
    Don't Care! I'm waiting for GTX 590
227 Total Votes  
post #91 of 148
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Originally Posted by RAFFY View Post
Aren't all these dual gpu graphics card limited production compared to single gpu cards?
No its was easy to get a 5970 if you had the money
post #92 of 148
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Originally Posted by Socks keep you warm View Post
Centre Com says $1,099 for Gigabyte Radeon 6990.
http://www.centrecom.com.au/catalog/...ducts_id=50745
God WHY!!!!!!!!!!! Im buying my 590 from evga.com and getting someone to post it out, I worked out I can get a 580 for nearly $200 less then over here, and it would only cost me an extra $40 shipping from the states, so $540 compared to $690-$999 from EVGA Australia.

And with the Australian Dollar so high at the moment, I would happily pay $740USD for an EVGA 590 USA!!

Considering the cheapest EVGA 580 AUS is $690!!! W...T...F!!
Edited by L D4WG - 3/8/11 at 4:40pm
post #93 of 148
This is just the launch price. Yes, launch prices are overpriced. Nothing new here. So your poll should've been: "Anyone else think launch prices are too expensive?"
Edited by Diabolical999 - 3/8/11 at 4:44pm
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post #94 of 148
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No its was easy to get a 5970 if you had the money
Yeah so let me hook you up with your local drug distributor... lol...

but really cheapest place in UK would be ebuyer.co.uk

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post #95 of 148
Overpriced yes. Plus games aren't taking full advantage of PC hardware still so there is no point in getting it. My 5870 can still max any game in 1920x1200.
post #96 of 148
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This is just the launch price. Yes, launch prices are overpriced. Nothing new.
yeah its always the case :>
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post #97 of 148
lawlawlawl. everything is to expensive gts450's woooo

590..w00t.
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post #98 of 148
$700 = fail when you can get better performance from 6970 cf'd at the same price. Only point I see in the 6990 is saving money on coolers or using less pci slots
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post #99 of 148
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Overpriced yes. Plus games aren't taking full advantage of PC hardware still so there is no point in getting it. My 5870 can still max any game in 1920x1200.
DO you CRANK up the AA etc etc in CCC to the MAX................. and FORCE it ?

just asking :>

FORCE IT, like i do with the wife on a friday night... heheh

FORCE HER TO PEEL THE SPUDS ! ><
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post #100 of 148
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$700 = fail when you can get better performance from 6970 cf'd at the same price. Only point I see in the 6990 is saving money on coolers or using less pci slots
you can get the same performace from unlocked 6950's....... :>
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