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I'm the kind of guy that goes all or nothing.
So, after seeing this, I can say that the GTX590 is a disappointment. Make it right or don't make it. I guess nVidia goes for "make it, sell it and forget about it"
Even though I like nVidia more for their drivers, physx, CUDA, for the green color and name, in this case I'd pick the 6990 hands down and live with the extremely loud noise.
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i know they shouldn't of cheaped out on VRM's
but seriously why do you need to overclock a card of this caliber?
what game are you playing that you can't get a steady 30fps on with a dual GF110 card?
More performance is always more useful.

Also, several cards have failed very near stock settings in only weeks. This does not bode well for long term use.
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No kidding, this issue could get worse as time passes and other 590s fail at stock.
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More performance is always more useful.

Also, several cards have failed very near stock settings in only weeks. This does not bode well for long term use.
Where is the video to prove that?

Not that I doubt a card can die at stock clocks because there are always bad apples in the basket. But where is the proof of this

None of these articles seem to have reproduce a card dying on stock voltage and clocks
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Venom ... that's right ... no one wants to sacrifice a 700 card to bump voltage in 25 or 50 mv ... lol

Now... i don't call that having fun with the card ... it's more like having a "under pressure" relationship with it! lololol

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Nvidia needs to learn from MSI on how to design a proper power delivery system...

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Guess who's not getting my money this time around...

NVIDIA!

I'll be happy to try out what ATI has anyway.. Haven't used their cards since 2900XT
 
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Where is the video to prove that?

Not that I doubt a card can die at stock clocks because there are always bad apples in the basket. But where is the proof of this

None of these articles seem to have reproduce a card dying on stock voltage and clocks
dude....u r not giving up hope on GTX590....are u??

it has blown in stock voltages....there's a guy in here...he was running a EVGA GTX590 classified.he ran unigine heaven benchmark,went out for few minutes then came back and he found it blown...he also gave the pictures of his blown card...and yes it was running on STOCK**
and DAMN it will take hours to find that thread and its like diving into sea cuz already tons of 590 threads...

so give up on 590 unless asus or MSI brings their own custom 590 but the prices will be above the roof..
but 6990 will not sit idle..sapphire and XFX will also bring out their custom 6990..like the TOXIC nd BLACK EDITION LIMITED and will have ridiculous speeds like 1ghz nd above surely and RAM...GOD knows

so at the end of the day 6990 is and will be a better card..
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Titanium, i'm doing that ... want to know how's the "other side" living
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Where is the video to prove that?

Not that I doubt a card can die at stock clocks because there are always bad apples in the basket. But where is the proof of this

None of these articles seem to have reproduce a card dying on stock voltage and clocks
maaan who think that a 700$ card would blow like **** at stocks so it's not necessary to keep a camera spying ur card nd wait for it to blow @ stocks...

sweclockers were lucky enough to get the glimpse of the blowing 590...
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