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post #41 of 77
if you get the 590 you had better pray it doesn't blow up in your face. the 590's lack of power phases and cost-cut shoddy components are a real tragedy. the quality control down at nvidia has really gone down the tubes lately, pinching pennies left and right.
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Dude you're on water...

6990 + Full cover block + 1Ghz cores = GTX 590 ***** slapped!
+1

The benefits from water cooling wouldn't be great at all on the 590. The VRM's are cheap and they can't provide enough power. Take advantage of a beast card like the 6990, watercool it, because it can handle overclocking.

Or, buy the GTX590 and then realize Nvidia doesn't have their product line together

Then go buy a 6990
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Ugh the decision is killing me.

I wanted to go 6990. I figured I wait a month for the 590 because it was only fair to give Nvidia a shot, especially with all the crap with AMD. I finally pull the trigger on the 590 and this happens. UGH
Wait a week for the 590 or get the 6990 Wed/Thursday! GAH!
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Ugh the decision is killing me.

I wanted to go 6990. I figured I wait a month for the 590 because it was only fair to give Nvidia a shot, especially with all the crap with AMD. I finally pull the trigger on the 590 and this happens. UGH
Wait a week for the 590 or get the 6990 Wed/Thursday! GAH!
The problems with the 590 can't be fixed with a new bios or driver dude, it's the physical components that are weak or under designed. Do you expect them to to ship a revision 2 pcb in a week or something?
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post #45 of 77
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Ugh the decision is killing me.

I wanted to go 6990. I figured I wait a month for the 590 because it was only fair to give Nvidia a shot, especially with all the crap with AMD. I finally pull the trigger on the 590 and this happens. UGH
Wait a week for the 590 or get the 6990 Wed/Thursday! GAH!
Then go for it. You could always return it if you don't like it.
Either way you'll come out of it with greater insight.
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6990...6990.................6990...6990..6990...Ju st do it .
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The problems with the 590 can't be fixed with a new bios or driver dude, it's the physical components that are weak or under designed. Do you expect them to to ship a revision 2 pcb in a week or something?
No no no i never had a problem with the whole overclocking problem with the gtx590. Never said that. Im not going to be pushing 1.2 volts into it. I dont know where u came up with that i was saying or expecting that
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No no no i never had a problem with the whole overclocking problem with the gtx590. Never said that. Im not going to be pushing 1.2 volts into it. I dont know where u came up with that i was saying or expecting that
I didn't insinuate that you were going to oc it to er... nvm, I got the impression you thought a week would give nvidia time to improve the card. Is that incorrect?
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I didn't insinuate that you were going to oc it to er... nvm, I got the impression you thought a week would give nvidia time to improve the card. Is that incorrect?
I am going to OC but not like 1.2V oc.
And no - they said it might take 2-8 business days to find the package. Thats a week and more to get the package to me. Either i wait, refund and go 6990, or refund and go 590 whenever they come in stock.
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post #50 of 77
it may be a sign that if u get the GTX590 after all these messed up situations u will get more pain after getting the card like blow ups....nd all that **** nd also GTX 590 is not looking that good..
so get the 6990...............
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