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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
2048 / 2 = 1024 (per core).

It's basically 1GB per 460 core, like how it is on the single cards. In the end it costs more to produce 2 separate GTX 460s than it does to produce one of these yet this is priced more. Bad pricing. They only priced it like this because they can.
Yes, I know but the person I was quoting said it only had 512MB more memory. Obviously, a unique card gets a price premium.
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post #32 of 79
1.What about the cost of designing the card & pcb??
2.what if some people have only 1 pcie slot???
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Wait this has an SLI bridge but can't be used? Whos idea was that..........
post #34 of 79
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1.What about the cost of designing the card & pcb??
2.what if some people have only 1 pcie slot???
Yea, but that doesn't make this card better for us consumers.

It's cheaper to make this card than 2x GTX 460s. It's cheaper for us consumers to buy 2x 460s than this card, which will provide better performance as well.

If you only have one PCI-e port, ponying up the extra $ for a GTX 580 would actually make more sense. You're paying a bit more, not losing much performance, but you don't have to deal with any multi-gpu issues and you leave room for upgrade in the future.
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It loaded! how can this be?

This might save you the trouble:
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post #36 of 79
580 is better choice. Yes the 4602win will give a few more fps in most games, these days. But when u play a game than needs vram, well 1g will not cut it, and plz dont say "its 2g".
But if u overclock that bad boy to 900-ish...well its a great card IF u want the 2nd fastest card from "nvidia".
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post #37 of 79
429 IS TOO MUCH

you can get two 460 for 360$
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post #38 of 79
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Originally Posted by Tennobanzai View Post
Wait this has an SLI bridge but can't be used? Whos idea was that..........
Apparently Nvidia decided to not make quad SLI drivers for it, and it was already being produced so they couldn't remove the SLI bridge.


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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post
429 IS TOO MUCH

you can get two 460 for 360$
But thats not MSRP, and thats a 768MB cards not 1GB ones. The price is pretty fair.
Edited by Bandrew - 4/1/11 at 4:01pm
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post #39 of 79
AvP prefers AMD cards over Nvidia? o.O But, Quadfire isn't supported while Quad SLI is. XD and AvP is the only game where the 590 matches the 6990 stride for stride... >.<
     
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post #40 of 79
something fishy about this. If a 6990 > 590, then why does 6970 crossfire lose to a 590?
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