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NVIDIA's YouTube channel states its the worlds fastest graphics card. But it isn't from what I've seen both cards go back and forth? I haven't seen any good reviews yet though as I'm in work.

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Looks like a pretty clear win for the 6990 to me. At least at the resolutions that people should be using if they buy either card. Noise being the only fault, I don't think it is enough to go the other way though.
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one day the green team will come back.... and the reds will be begging for mercy!!!!
a 580 is the fastest single solution, they never left

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The cards trade blows like any normal card does (580 vs 6970, 480 vs 5870, etc etc). It's all how you want to see the reviews and if you pull out certain benchmarks proving one is better, while you can look at the next slide and see it's turned around.

I'll wait on my final judgment until people are able to WC/OC these cards and see how well they do/don't do and if they still have the "blow up" function enabled
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So here is something we can all agree on: SLI and/or Crossfire is a better, cooler, cheaper, and quieter solution than either of these cards.

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The cards trade blows like any normal card does (580 vs 6970, 480 vs 5870, etc etc). It's all how you want to see the reviews and if you pull out certain benchmarks proving one is better, while you can look at the next slide and see it's turned around.

I'll wait on my final judgment until people are able to WC/OC these cards and see how well they do/don't do and if they still have the "blow up" function enabled
If you play HAWX, Lost Planet then get GTX590. Those game are so Nvidia coded it takes AMD a generation to catch up to those games. Game like Crysis, Metro HD 6990 win and thats what really matter in my book, games that are hard to run is were performance if relevant.
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The 1.5GB VRAM (per GPU) seems to be a huge setback for the GTX590. It just can't compete with the HD6990 once you're pushing 3 monitors with AA.

Rather lackluster top-end card from Nvidia IMO. Here's hoping the next generation will recognize the need for 2GB+ VRAM per GPU. In the meantime... I need to get a second unlocked 6950 and a 3rd monitor for some Eyefinity goodness...
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TBH the 590 has turned out to be a bit of a let down
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The 1.5GB VRAM (per GPU) seems to be a huge setback for the GTX590. It just can't compete with the HD6990 once you're pushing 3 monitors with AA.

Rather lackluster top-end card from Nvidia IMO. Here's hoping the next generation will recognize the need for 2GB+ VRAM per GPU. In the meantime... I need to get a second unlocked 6950 and a 3rd monitor for some Eyefinity goodness...
Do you have any benchmarks to back that up?

The hardware Canucks review shows the GTX 590 winning at extreme resolutions with and without AA

The 6990 however seems to win at the 2560 resolution which is not really a 3 monitor resolution
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GTX590 no match for the HD6990
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