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Originally Posted by i_hax;13093479 
So your whole argument is that the rich don't have to be good consumers. confused.gif

Nobody has to be, but to not be simply because you can seems like a pretty poor lesson.

The rich are good consumers based on their own standards, same goes for the poor. There seems to be some major issue with the poor accepting it though, but that has always been the case. If someone is willing to pay a premium, why should it bother someone else, you don't have to do the same. No point in trying to degrade someone cause they payed a premium in order to feel good.
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post #32 of 175
First off, why the hell didn't they do tri-fire vs tri-sli? This article is worthless.
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post #33 of 175
It would be more $1000 but I'd like to see the comparison to the 3GB 580s thrown in the mix.
 
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post #34 of 175
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First off, why the hell didn't they do tri-fire vs tri-sli? This article is worthless.

Well if they did that, then one side wouldn't be able to make themselves look like winners. sniper.gif

3 Vs. 2 = epic strategy. lolz
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post #35 of 175
But 6990+6970 has total of 3 graphics processing unit while GTX580+GTX580 has total of only 2 GPU's....
I think it should have been GTX590+GTX580(If possible), GTX580 triple-SLI or only HD6970+HD6970.. smile.gif
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post #36 of 175
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Originally Posted by Grim Reaper;13093523 
Well if they did that, then one side wouldn't be able to make themselves look like winners. sniper.gif

3 Vs. 2 = epic strategy. lolz

That's what I'm saying. I'm gonna go review sli 580s vs a single 6970 I'll tell you how it goes.
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post #37 of 175
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Originally Posted by Grim Reaper;13093450 
My friend, you need to learn the difference between the rich and poor. What you would consider to be a "poor consumer" may well be someone that throws around your total weekly earning like pocket change. You see him as a "poor consumer", frankly he doesn't care cause he sees you as a beggar, and frankly you should not care either.

Don't go setting universal standards based on what you think, that's your whole problem.

You just need to learn to take a loss guy. If we go back to the basics and read the title of this thread it says $1000 showdown. At this price range it's simply a fact that AMD kinda curb stomps Nvidia. You don't need to go acting all elitist to try to justify your cause. Price is going to be a major factor with most any consumer, we don't need to bring in the 2% who have a complete disregard for money.
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post #38 of 175
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Originally Posted by Grim Reaper;13093496 
The rich are good consumers based on their own standards, same goes for the poor.

I don't see how this can be based on your amount of disposable income. confused.gif

If you buy a product that does not perform as well as it's competitor at a given price-point, you are a poor consumer. There's no room for interpretation.
    
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post #39 of 175
If price was not a issue then you would put 2 590s or 2 6990s together and run that artilce is based to show what the best bang for your buck is and amd/ati has had that for along time now.
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Originally Posted by Mumble243;13093527 
But 6990+6970 has total of 3 graphics processing unit while GTX580+GTX580 has total of only 2 GPU's....
I think it should have been GTX590+GTX580(If possible), GTX580 triple-SLI or only HD6970+HD6970.. smile.gif

Not possible unfortunately, better comparo would be triple sli 570 or better yet triple sli 580 vs 6990+6970. fail review imo too thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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