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According to this post, there are at least 4 dead 6990's.
I smell bs here. What is there to stop nvidia from sending them cards now? In all honesty i would rather have nvidia sending me cards for reviews than amd. Cant exactly say why, but i just find nvidia more popular and expectations for their cards are alot higher. Bs all the way
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I smell bs here. What is there to stop nvidia from sending them cards now? In all honesty i would rather have nvidia sending me cards for reviews than amd. Cant exactly say why, but i just find nvidia more popular and expectations for their cards are alot higher. Bs all the way
What are you talking about man?

You do realize that I'm talking about 4 AMD 6990's dying here right?
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What are you talking about man?

You do realize that I'm talking about 4 AMD 6990's dying here right?
Exactly, i am not saying it is not possible, but the reason they havent posted that when they released benchmarks for hd 6990 is bs. Why are you confused, nothing hard to grasp in my post.
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Is this Nvidia's first dual GPU? I can't recall any others atm..
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Honestly, I need more. So one reviewer killed 4, and none of the other reviewers reported issues? I'd want to see what he was doing...
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Exactly, i am not saying it is not possible, but the reason they havent posted that when they released benchmarks for hd 6990 is bs. Why are you confused, nothing hard to grasp in my post.
I dont get your point either what exactly are you getting at ??
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Is this Nvidia's first dual GPU? I can't recall any others atm..
7800gx2, 9800gx2, GTX295 off the top of my head.
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7800gx2, 9800gx2, GTX295 off the top of my head.
LOL. Gotta love how noobs think... XD

Not to mention the 7900X2 and the smaller model 7950X2.
     
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7800gx2, 9800gx2, GTX295 off the top of my head.
ah ic, man what did they do wrong this time around?
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Honestly, I need more. So one reviewer killed 4, and none of the other reviewers reported issues? I'd want to see what he was doing...
1 reviewer didn't kill 4 cards, they pointed to one reviewer that killed his card. Notice he said that AMD won't warranty the card, and they're trying to get another from review partners.

The one person said he knows of 4 cards that have died, while 2 more are having issues. He clearly states "One of ours died as well"

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I dont get your point either what exactly are you getting at ??
LOL, I thought it was just me. I still don't get what he's getting at.

In my original post it clearly states the word "Update" at the end of the review. I then did more searching and came across that other thread which referenced 4 dead cards.
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Update:

After our initial testing of the HD 6990 we moved the graphics card over to a backup system that we were using to test new games for our benchmarking suite. We were able to complete testing with the HD 6990 in some of our new benchmarks including H.A.W.X 2, Lost Planet 2 and DiRT 2, however, when we were testing the performance of Dragon Age II the HD 6990 died on us. At the time of it's demise the card was set at the stock 830MHz setting and the BIOS switch was in the default position. The fact that it died could have been that we tested the graphics card at both the 375W and 450W settings, but since the review we have left the settings at default level.

Presently this leaves Neoseeker without a HD 6990 for future testing. AMD will not warranty the card so we are left with no choice but to reach out to their partners to see if we can get a sample. So, from this point on it will only be seen in the benchmarks that were used at the time of the review until we can get a replacement.

Edited by 2010rig - 3/28/11 at 3:07pm
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