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why the immaturity? are people really THAT attached to their card maker?
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1. The GTX 590 is £100 MORE then the 6990, So for GTX 590 money you can buy a 6990 + water block or a 6990 + little Nvidia GPU for PhysX, So yea some bargain the GTX 590 is
they are both $700 in america at least...
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Whats with all the fuss about noise? Why are people comparing noise figures for 1 card from 1 review site with the second card from elseware. They all have different ways of testing. The 590 is quieter, but it is still not quiet. If you can afford a card as expensive as this then you should be buying a water loop too, with high-end cards like this you can't have the best of both worlds. The 590 also uses more power and it's shown in a number of reviews. HardwareCanucks' is just a biased place, one look at their homagepage would suggest as much, let alone reading the reviews. If the huge NVIDIA adverts don't suggest it, then I don't know what does.

As for the guy who said why 25x16 - Well, these cards are designed for multi-screen gaming, and even 25x16 isn't stressful enough on them, would you prefer to buy one and game at 800x600? You're more than welcome too.

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Every review yet done was done on a beta card.
The 6990's currently with those 20% increases aren't beta's.
They're also not on 1st revision drivers.
Thus making your entire point, moot, stupid, useless, boundless.
1. What is a beta card?
2. Most review sites used Catalyst 11.1 or 11.2 - a few used 11.4p, and some used a different version of the BETA driver (not 11.4p).
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Yeah, I'd agree. If you're even interested in either of these cards, power is clearly not a concern to you.
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How does 560s in SLI @ 900mhz compare to a 590?
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why the immaturity? are people really THAT attached to their card maker?
Yep.
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Well, I've made my decision...
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I reserve judgement until someone throws these suckers under water and let the clocks fly...
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why the immaturity? are people really THAT attached to their card maker?
Sad but true. Why take sides? Why not be happy at how both Nvidia and AMD produced great cards in their own right? Did one company or the other hurt your families or something?
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Well... i'm just more confused now ... ehehhe... i think i will let everything calm down and make my decision ...

I never heard Techpowerup saying " we killed the card " or what so ever, so i'm having second thoughts about that phase design ... :x hmmm ...
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