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lol as if

http://cgi.ebay.com.au/ASUS-Nvidia-G...item20b813490d

HD6990 better card for $300 cheaper
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Well, I'll be on the 6990 owner list soon. Just pulled the trigger on a HIS H699F4G4M Radeon HD 6990 card. Couldn't resist the discount of $630 + free shipping.
I'm definitely not buying anymore PC stuff for a while (well maybe a bigger PSU, LOL)
     
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post #333 of 4103
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Well, I'll be on the 6990 owner list soon. Just pulled the trigger on a HIS H699F4G4M Radeon HD 6990 card. Couldn't resist the discount of $630 + free shipping.
I'm definitely not buying anymore PC stuff for a while (well maybe a bigger PSU, LOL)
Your PSU is fine!

With my i7 2600k @ 4.8Ghz 1.34v and my x2 HD6970s @ 20% Powertune 910/1450 (Stock voltage), if I run prime 95 blend mode + furmark o nboth cards, max wattage I see on my Kill A Watt is around 560W.

And your HD6990 takes less power than x2 6970's, so yeah, you're good to go
    
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For those hesitating to go tri-Fire. Look what 6990+6970 can do. Look carefully at the 580 SLI benchmarks also. 1000$ against 1000$. The 580 SLi set-up, with limited VRAM, looks REALLY bad here. For 1000$, 2 cards against 2 cards.

Serious high-res gaming here. Double the frame-rate in Crysis with 8XAA! for the same price! Can't believe all the ''buy 580 SLI, it's the best', we can read everywhere...

Not 1980X1080 res here... It's funny how we see 590 and 580 SLi at 1080p everywhere... Because if you go with higher resolutions, they choke... not enough VRAM... that's why.. so they don't post them.

And this with BETA 11.4 drivers! So it will only get better...












Edited by Levesque - 3/28/11 at 6:00am
    
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Originally Posted by Levesque View Post
For those hesitating to go tri-Fire. Look what 6990+6970 can do. Look carefully at the 580 SLI benchmarks also. 1000$ against 1000$. The 580 SLi set-up, with limited VRAM, looks REALLY bad here. For 1000$, 2 cards against 2 cards.

Serious high-res gaming here. Double the frame-rate in Crysis with 8XAA! for the same price! Can't believe all the ''buy 580 SLI, it's the best', we can read everywhere...

Not 1980X1080 res here... It's funny how we see 590 and 580 SLi at 1080p everywhere... Because if you go with higher resolutions, they choke... not enough VRAM... that's why.. so they don't post them.

And this with BETA 11.4 drivers! So it will only get better...











A tri-setup is what I was looking at maybe in the future.
     
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post #336 of 4103
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A tri-setup is what I was looking at maybe in the future.
It got quiet a good write up

http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/39...rex/index.html

"the performance overall is just amazing and if you've got the money to spend this is exactly the kind of setup you should be looking at. A quick tinker with the HD 6990s memory clock and you're going to have some insane performance in no time. Even leaving the card at stock, though, will yield performance very similar.


I'm a little in awe of the amount of power on offer from this two card, three GPU setup. Simply Amazing!"
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I'm not a bencher, but I did a little run this morning just for fun. (patiently waiting for my waterblock... sigh...)

    
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I'm not a bencher, but I did a little run this morning just for fun. (patiently waiting for my waterblock... sigh...)
Do you have Crysis installed? Can you run the benchmark? Wonder what Trifire would do.
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Thinking about picking up a 6990 and keeping one of my 6950's for trifire. I can do that right?

Otherwise I could just get a third 6950 and run unlocked trifire and save the $200 or so. But the temps would quite crazy as apposed to a 2 card trifire solution.
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post #340 of 4103
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Thinking about picking up a 6990 and keeping one of my 6950's for trifire. I can do that right?

Otherwise I could just get a third 6950 and run unlocked trifire and save the $200 or so. But the temps would quite crazy as apposed to a 2 card trifire solution.
If you run the 6950 unlocked to 6970, then it should work. Otherwise, the 6990 will clock down to the 6950
     
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