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If the GTX 590 had a clock of 772Mhz I would agree with you but it's actually 607Mhz. I think you are comparing a 6970 and a GTX 580 there. 2 different cards and the GTX 580 walks all over the 6970 any day at stock and overclocked
Dont forget GTX580 may be faster then HD 6970 but HD 6970 scale metter in CF closing the 15% gap even more and with 11.4 drivers HD 6970 will get close to GTX580. I gained 5-7fps in Crysis 2 from 11.2 to 11.4 and i was getting high 40s now i get mid 50s. With GTX580 i am getting high 50s.
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Dont forget GTX580 may be faster then HD 6970 but HD 6970 scale metter in CF closing the 15% gap even more and with 11.4 drivers HD 6970 will get close to GTX580. I gained 5-7fps in Crysis 2 from 11.2 to 11.4 and i was getting high 40s now i get mid 50s. With GTX580 i am getting high 50s.
i'm curious to see how better the drivers will get with the gtx 590. 11.4 for the 6990 is amazing as far as performance increase goes.
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Dont forget GTX580 may be faster then HD 6970 but HD 6970 scale metter in CF closing the 15% gap even more and with 11.4 drivers HD 6970 will get close to GTX580. I gained 5-7fps in Crysis 2 from 11.2 to 11.4 and i was getting high 40s now i get mid 50s. With GTX580 i am getting high 50s.
The 6970 does scale very good actually in CF. But with the 6990 the scaling turned out poor, so even though it's based on 2 6970s, they don't scale that good. The same hapened with the GTX 590. The scaling is very poor. I'm sure it will get better with drivers though

You can totally see this by the fact that the 6990 @ 830Mhz compares to the GTX 590 @ 607Mhz which is underclocked a lot. Bad scaling on both sides for sure. I also feel the GTX 590 has more issues as you can see it just gets owned in some games and it looks like SLI just is not working. This makes me think the GTX 590 will pull ahead by a bit as drivers mature. I would not be surprised if the GTX 590 is even 10% faster than the 6990 in 6 months

I remember how close the GTX 480 and the 5870 were but now...

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People keep forgetting that overclocking the GTX590 above 700Mhz is worthless because OCP will just throttle down the gpu and you'll have worst results that you would have with the card runing at stock volts with max oc (675Mhz +- )
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Linus <3

Surprised the VRMs didn't pop, though... considering Sweclockers blew theirs at 1.025v.
Someone didn't read the thread. His card is downclocking, and obviously linus has never heard of this or just had a brain fart. Either way, I disliked the video because he is making people believe that these cards are actually overclockable to that level.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FrJnIr1t28M

GTX 590 vs 6990 on Crysis 2!
That's exactly where I am...
And as Linus says, it REEKS of console port.
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People keep forgetting that overclocking the GTX590 above 700Mhz is worthless because OCP will just throttle down the gpu and you'll have worst results that you would have with the card runing at stock volts with max oc (675Mhz +- )
is OCP cutting in during gameplay? could it just be a driver bug?

i really don't care if furmark, unigine, or whatever else throttles the card. will i be able to play a GAME with this card at 800+ mhz and not see throttling. that's my concern. no game will stress the card like a bench test.
Edited by soilentblue - 3/26/11 at 6:48pm
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I just bumped mine up to 650/1300 for now.
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The 6970 does scale very good actually in CF. But with the 6990 the scaling turned out poor, so even though it's based on 2 6970s, they don't scale that good. The same hapened with the GTX 590. The scaling is very poor. I'm sure it will get better with drivers though

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I remember how close the GTX 480 and the 5870 were but now...
Pretty much every review I've seen shows the 6990 within ~5% of the 6970CFX solution.
So I don't know where you're getting that info.
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Max oc with this card, in order for the OCP not kick down , is 700Mhz ... tested with a friend ...

We're doing 38300 marks on 3d mark vantage at performance settings... we tried going 840Mhz, stable, but gave us 36125 marks ... :x
I feel sorry for anyone who buys a gtx 590.
    
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