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GTX 580 TRI-SLI vs 6990 Quadfire

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  • 33% (23)
    6990
  • 44% (30)
    580
  • 16% (11)
    The man with the golden voice
  • 5% (4)
    Drivers
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post #1 of 20
Thread Starter 
1500$ vs 1400$

Which is better at gaming?
Edited by eugene12345 - 3/10/11 at 6:57pm
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post #2 of 20
Quad fire not really worth it, the performance increase from 3 to 4 is too small.
Tri fire 6990 + 6970.
    
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post #3 of 20
Better at what?

Quad normally does well in synthetic benchmarks, not so well in most games.

Tri anything has always been the sweet spot for everything.
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post #4 of 20
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quadfire scaling is getting better

http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/his-hd6990-dual-crossfirex-review/
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post #5 of 20
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Posting some benchies till someone comes and post tri-sli gtx 580 at these resolutions

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Edited by eugene12345 - 3/10/11 at 7:15pm
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post #6 of 20
Ouch. On AVP, the 6990 is a little bit better then 580 SLI... for 300$ less. smile.gif

And we can see on those slides that the 6990 crossfire scaling is near 90%. Impressive.

Crappy Fermi scaling will have a tough time here in Tri-SLI. smile.gif
    
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post #7 of 20
Nothing uses 4 gpus.
Complete waste of money.
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Moaaaar powaa
    
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7680*1080 friggin res with 74 avg frames in crysis...........just jeezed my pants
aaaah just want my first 6990
     
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post #10 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by amstech;12693728 
Nothing uses 4 gpus.
Complete waste of money.

No, e-peen uses 4 gpus. tongue.gif
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