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So, my 590 is still backordered, so I an considering cancelling it and getting something different.

I was thinking 6990 would be a good choice, but I would like to hear what you guys have to say.

Only requirement is that it must support my triple display setup with either surround or eyefinity.

Budget is $750 shipped.

Newegg charges 10% tax, so keep that in mind. TD and amazon are tax free.
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Might as well get a 6990 then eh?
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If you must have an extremely powerful card, the 6990 is the next best choice. You could also buy a 580 and buy something else.
    
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If your using your sig rig your gonna have a HUGE bottleneck. Also it seems like you fold a lot, if so I would just get a different branded 590 maybe?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Hysteria~;13266046 
If you must have an extremely powerful card, the 6990 is the next best choice. You could also buy a 580 and buy something else.

He wants eyeinfinity or surround. so one 580 is out of question.

6990 is the best choice not the next best choice biggrin.gif (getting my fanboy fix! biggrin.gif)
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Elite-;13266050 
If your using your sig rig your gonna have a HUGE bottleneck. Also it seems like you fold a lot, if so I would just get a different branded 590 maybe?

I have an I7, don't think there will be too much bottleneck. wink.gif

Also, I don't gpu fold, so that isn't a factor.
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Go for Sixty-nine-nineteh!
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post #8 of 36
The only other choice to get similar performance would be the 6990.

Or if you can go to a dual SLI/XFire solution, then a couple of 580's or 6970's?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Awaz;13266069 
He wants eyeinfinity or surround. so one 580 is out of question.

6990 is the best choice not the next best choice biggrin.gif (getting my fanboy fix! biggrin.gif)
What about the 460 2win? It's slightly faster than the 580, and if I'm not mistaken it supports surround out of the box. Not to mention it's cheaper than a 580.
    
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6990 sounds like the choice then.
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