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Originally Posted by mongoloid View Post
Kinda fail when 6970 CF performs equally and costs less.
Not even. Think about it. The price is very similar, and without looking at reviews, I assume the 6990 uses less power, and runs cooler. GPU will produce less than two...

Oh, and you are done when you get dual 6970's... You can always buy another 6990, if you need more power in the future...
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I think you might need glasses. Stock 580s in SLI clearly beat even an over clocked 6990 in 95% of benchmarks.
Hey man I have no need to blow my money on 4 580's that will be complete overkill and a waste of cash. Why would you possibly need 4 580's for? In 2 years your just going to have to upgrade again. But hey I'm not trying to sound like a jerk, you got a real beast system at the moment, and I wish I had that kind of money to spend on a gaming computer

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umm the 580 sli is better, and so is the 570 sometimes.
The price to performance compared with a 580 sli..6990 is a better choice. But an even better choice is 6950 xfire unlock into 6970..$200 cheaper
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Hey man I have no need to blow my money on 4 580's that will be complete overkill and a waste of cash. Why would you possibly need 4 580's for? In 2 years your just going to have to upgrade again. But hey I'm not trying to sound like a jerk, you got a real beast system at the moment, and I wish I had that kind of money to spend on a gaming computer


The price to performance compared with a 580 sli..6990 is a better choice. But an even better choice is 6950 xfire unlock into 6970..$200 cheaper
Go read his thread, he didn't buy his 580s to be overkill, did you see the insanely high surround resolution he plays at? he also knows what he's talking about and is no fanboy as he tried the 6000 series as well, all these fanboys coming in here and getting on his case when they shouldn't be saying anything, he's owned the cards and knows from experience.
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post #44 of 63
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Sorry. wrong info.

5970 is 12.16" I measured it myself.
i still have yet to receive my 6990s but every reviewer out there has said it is a hair shorter than the 5970.
actually the comment above you is right....i have just checked motherboardsorg.com on youtube,the guy measured the card and the HD6990 is exact 12''/1foot long where the HD 5970 is 11.6" long
     
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We'll see how their drivers mature.
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Go read his thread, he didn't buy his 580s to be overkill, did you see the insanely high surround resolution he plays at? he also knows what he's talking about and is no fanboy as he tried the 6000 series as well, all these fanboys coming in here and getting on his case when they shouldn't be saying anything, he's owned the cards and knows from experience.
Ever since that troll thread, you just hate me an go against everything i post
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cant afford a 700 dollar gpu
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Says the guy with 990x + Quad SLI + 3x HP ZR30ws...

If YOU cant, none of us will
Looks like I'm not the only one getting confused when Lazloisdavrock uses CallsignVega's Duke Nukem avatar. A normal PC gamer vs the best possible 24/7 gaming setup at the moment.
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6990 is a dual gpu of which card??
i mean, 5970 is 2 5870 with lower clocks,
and 6990 is??
6970 xfire?
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6990 is a dual gpu of which card??
i mean, 5970 is 2 5870 with lower clocks,
and 6990 is??
6970 xfire?
yep its two 6970s clocked @ 830mhz but with the second bios switch it gets clocked @ 880mhz
     
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post #50 of 63
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whatevs, I'm buying 2 6950's and flashing them..Why buy 2 6970s? Until the revisions keep the 6950 from unlocking, I think most people would go for 6950 cf over the 6970 cf
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