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and not calling other people "unintelligent enthusiasts"
Hey there! LOL! Get your facts straight here! I called Saulin that, and not anyone else. Not you, not Masked, and not the guy with the impossible name to remember. Only Saulin.

Read my post again. Saulin is always saying that the 590 can OC just like the 6990 in %, when we all know that the 590 is made of 2 highly downclocked 580, while the 6990 is ALREADY at the 6970 level. So it's totally unlogical to talk in % here! Come on, you don't need to be M. Spock to understand that!

So. Thinking like him, AMD could have just put the 6990 on the market at 600 core speed, and say ''hey look, that guy is at 1050 now, 75% OC right there WE RULE!''.

Alot of people explained that to Saulin in great lenght already, but it's useless. It's like a hamster in a wheel.

So stop thinking I was pointing a finger at you.
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I've settled on "I've been conned" and this one is on me for believing the hype and parting with my $700 right off the bat. Now I know why there are NDA's. Was annoyed right after the purchase, but reigned it in this week as I almost bought 2 of the cards. Phew.
Man. You have my respect. It takes a great strength of character, and gigantic balls! to say something like that, and simply admiting something like that on a public forum. I tip my hat to you for your honesty. Really.

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Hey there! LOL! Get your facts straight here! I called Saulin that, and not anyone else. Not you, not Masked, and not the guy with the impossible name to remember. Only Saulin.

Read my post again. Saulin is always saying that the 590 can OC just like the 6990 in %, when we all know that the 590 is made of 2 highly downclocked 580, while the 6990 is ALREADY at the 6970 level. So it's totally unlogical to talk in % here! Come on, you don't need to be M. Spock to understand that!

So. Thinking like him, AMD could have just put the 6990 on the market at 600 core speed, and say ''hey look, that guy is at 1050 now, 75% OC right there WE RULE!''.

Alot of people explained that to Saulin in great lenght already, but it's useless. It's like a hamster in a wheel.

So stop thinking I was pointing a finger at you.
Well to tell you the truth. I'm not sure every 6990 can get to 1000 Mhz on stock cooling. I think the GTX 590 can get that 20% overclock easier with a tiny voltage bump

The 6990 is clocked where it is because AMD could not afford to clock it at 600Mhz, AMD had to push that card as far as they could to compete. Nvidia could afford to clock the GTX 590 @ 607Mhz though

BTW thinking you should be able to get GTX 580 SLI overclocks on a GTX 590 is just dumb. The card costs $700, not $1000

I think you are just much bitter now because now you see that the GTX 590 can also overclock as much as a 6990 lol
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This has gotten way too heated to leave open... this tradition between small groups of members going at each others' throats in threads like this needs to end, and fast.
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