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post #1 of 36
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So the reviews are in, 6790 versus et al.

Here's the first one I found.

PC Perspective
Anandtech
Hot Hardware
TechPowerup
Tweaktown
Hardware Canucks
Tom's Hardware

Post if you have others.
Edited by Zen00 - 4/5/11 at 6:05am
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I would have liked to see more ROPs at that price point, but it's w/e. I'd rather have a GTX460 768MB in the <$150 segment, personally
    
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Wow thats terrible, gtx 460 would be a much better buy for the price.
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The reason its $150 its because its crushes the GTX550 Ti which is $130.
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post #6 of 36
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
The reason its $150 its because its crushes the GTX550 Ti which is $130.
But it doesn't crush the gimpy 460 which is about the same price.
post #7 of 36
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Wow thats terrible, gtx 460 would be a much better buy for the price.
I think that Anand sums it up quite well in that its like the 5830, which if they dropped the price $20 it would have been an excellent option. As it is, it's still a good card, but yeah, the 460 is pretty much at the same performance level and a bit above for the same price.

Depends on what your looking for I guess.
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I think that Anand sums it up quite well in that its like the 5830, which if they dropped the price $20 it would have been an excellent option. As it is, it's still a good card, but yeah, the 460 is pretty much at the same performance level and a bit above for the same price.

Depends on what your looking for I guess.
I've always hated the HD5830, to be honest The HD4830 on the other hand, I liked ATI likes to demolish the number of ROPs in their slashed cards

In terms of competing with the GTX550 Ti, it does well there, but that card is priced out of its league -_- Hopefully both the HD6790 and GTX550 Ti will fall to more competitive levels.
    
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i was hoping to see it a little further ahead of the 5770 then it is, so i could have an excuse to buy one. guess i'll just go with some 68xx card.
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post #10 of 36
GTX550Ti was $20 cheaper than than GTX460 SE in Australia and now the 6790 is going to be pricier than that?

Seems the latest Cards dont have much Price/Performance.
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