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I reserve judgement until someone throws these suckers under water and let the clocks fly...
They may still blow up regardless, low temps won't save when the components can't handle it.
    
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hmm...

a tie maybe.
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TPU says the 6990 is better. It scored a 7.0 while the 6990 scored 9.1

Anandtech says the 6990 is better for future games. Appears to read as a tie situation for current games.

Guru3D appears to read as a tie

Tech Report, 6990 wins

HardOPC, no award given to the 590. 6990 retains title.. They pointed out that the 6990 offers more memory and performance at similar price point to the 590.

Hardware Cancunks, 590 doesn't decisively beat the 6990
Hardware.Fr, 6990 wins

SWEClockers.com, 6990 wins
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Even 100 review sites say so, ppl would still stick with and defend their favorite maker .
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im with jjsoviet. its a damn gfx card. its not like nvidia or amd came to your house and thunder punched your mom in the head. Jesus people this entire thread has turned into a QQ fest. Atleast there are two great company's producing cards. What if there was only one ? and we where stuck with 600 dollar space heaters to play games with?
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I just keep chuckling as I read this thread. There is so much hostility. Can't we all just get along?
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post #127 of 458
Oh well...

on second thought 6990 wins, by a little.
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So to put it into perceptive :

- The 6990 consumes less power
- The GTX 590 is quieter but BOTH cards are louder then average
- The 6990 seems to run 1-3c cooler
- The 6990 is faster
- The 6990 is faster in Crossfire then the GTX 590 is in Sli.
- In some countries the 6990 is cheaper ( £100 cheaper in the UK )
- The 6990 has more VRAM to help it with stupidly high resolutions
- The 6990 has a better phase design meening it should overclock better and more importantly, safer!
- GTX 590 is smaller
- The 6990 will be even faster if the user made results of the 11.4 drivers are anything to go by!
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I just keep chuckling as I read this thread. There is so much hostility. Can't we all just get along?
I'm a sad panda.
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Performance wise both are epic

price wise atleast here in uk £100 premium on nvidia over ati. This alone is enough for me to go ati, I don't care if the 590 could su*k me off, It's just not worth it to have a green badge
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