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You could only SLI. Even then, this will outperform them. If you could do tri-SLI then ya, but you couldn't. You'd be 200 bucks short.
SLI 570s in most scenarios beats the 6990
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SLI 570s in most scenarios beats the 6990
the performance of a 6990 is roughly the same as sli 570's. http://hardocp.com/article/2011/03/0..._card_review/9

"AMD Radeon HD 6990 vs. GeForce GTX 570 SLI

This is the dollar-for-dollar comparison. The AMD Radeon HD 6990 has an MSRP of $699. Currently, the GeForce GTX 570 is $350 online. Two of these for SLI will set you back exactly $700, right at the cost of the Radeon HD 6990. In this comparison, our gameplay testing reveals that the Radeon HD 6990 is going to offer you the better overall gameplay experience compared to GTX 570 SLI.

Civilization V was the only weak point for the AMD Radeon HD 6990, so if you are playing this game, then the 570 SLI will be better. In all other games, we experienced that the AMD Radeon HD 6990 will match or beat GeForce GTX 570 SLI. In fact in Crysis: Warhead there was a fairly large performance difference between AMD Radeon HD 6990 and GTX 570 SLI, with 6990 coming out on top. We also saw that when the Radeon HD 6990 was pushed to 4X AA with intensive shader options it was pulling as the lead. Since both options are at the same price, we have to say the AMD Radeon HD 6990 is the better choice, and it has more memory per GPU."
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SLI 570s in most scenarios beats the 6990
570's lack of vram bottleneck pretty badly in surround resolutions.
You'd need to grab the versions with twice the vram, I've seen some 3GB GTX580, not sure there's 2.5GB GTX570 though.
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wait till overclockers get their hands on this
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HEY ATI!

maybe 1% of users have eyefinity

can you please stop pushing this 4gb VRAM crap that 99% of people can't benefit from.

Most of us don't have enough space for a 3 screens, or simply don't want it

4gb VRAM complete marketing BS
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If this could do 4x CrossfireX
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HEY ATI!

maybe 1% of users have eyefinity

can you please stop pushing this 4gb VRAM crap that 99% of people can't benefit from.

Most of us don't have enough space for a 3 screens, or simply don't want it

4gb VRAM complete marketing BS
Who else but surround/eyefinity users would buy this monster?
It's pretty useless for everyone else, GTX 580 is pretty overkill itself.

At least AMD's flagship doesnt skimp on vram, while nvidia's offering is lacking for it's own surround.
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HEY ATI!

maybe 1% of users have eyefinity

can you please stop pushing this 4gb VRAM crap that 99% of people can't benefit from.

Most of us don't have enough space for a 3 screens, or simply don't want it

4gb VRAM complete marketing BS
Why shouldn't people who have 3 screens have an option for a high VRAM card? Just because you wouldn't use that feature doesn't mean it's an absolutely worthless feature.

It's nice to see the prices slowly dropping on high VRAM cards. When I eventually get an ultra high def display I want to get a high VRAM (2GB+) card. That is assuming this card has quality VRAM though.
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If this could do 4x CrossfireX
Is there some unknown reason it cannot?
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its a dual gpu so its only 2 cards to do so
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