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Confusing numbering is confusing... I thought XX90 meant dual gpu ? -- why is isn't this the 6770?

Anyway looks like a great deal...
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Wow. Absolutely AMAZING performance for $130. Simply amazing. This will be a HUGE hit for budget gaming PCs and will make prices fall down quite a lot.

As far as power consumption, I don't think it's too bad. Judging from the specs, this will consume around the same power as a GTX 460 768MB, and it will be around the sane speed, too. The difference, however, is the price because the GTX 460 768MB costs $20 more and is getting discontinued as we speak.

Looks like this is going to be a great year for AMD's Radeon division.
    
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Confusing numbering is confusing... I thought XX90 meant dual gpu ? -- why is isn't this the 6770?

Anyway looks like a great deal...
not necessarily.... remember the 4890?

I wonder if they are going to eventually release a 5760?
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Confusing numbering is confusing... I thought XX90 meant dual gpu ? -- why is isn't this the 6770?

Anyway looks like a great deal...
Its really not that confusing. Xx90 does not mean dual gpu. 4890 anyone? There's already a 6770. Its a rebranded 5770 for oem use only. Besides, the performance wouldn't warrant those numbers. 6770 can't work and 6830 wouldn't be appealing enough.
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Its really not that confusing. Xx90 does not mean dual gpu. 4890 anyone? There's already a 6770. Its a rebranded 5770 for oem use only. Besides, the performance wouldn't warrant those numbers. 6770 can't work and 6830 wouldn't be appealing enough.
Thanks for the info... I am a Nvidia guy so I haven't followed AMD closely until recently.
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Why not just call it HD 6830, then?

Everyone is going to look at those numbers and read it as HD 6970. I know I did.
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That's horrible. People will think you misspelled the model designation everytime you type it lol.
This^^
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If it will sell for $130 then it will be a good card, it should be similar to HD4890/HD5830 in performance and little bit behind the GTX460 768MB, and hopefully the price of GTX550 TI will come down to $120 or less.
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I wonder if it will do 3x 30" 2560x1600 monitors. Hope it has two display ports *fingers crossed*.
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Why not just call it HD 6830, then?

Everyone is going to look at those numbers and read it as HD 6970. I know I did.
Maybe the XX30's in AMD/ATI doesn't have that much good reputation.

Plus, it usually sounds better that you are a top of the middle class than the lowest in the high class.

Sigh, Is this better than my 5870!?
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