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Some 6990s on water can also do 1090 or 1100.

But 2X 6970 MSI Lightning is another good choice. True.

But both choices are better then the 590.
True dat home sauce. 6990s are the first TRUE dual gpu cards, no performance compromised. You get the same great scaling as if you had the two separate pcbs.
     
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Consensus seems to be 6990. Any particular brand? Sapphire is not in stock anywhere, so I will have to go for something different this time.

Lightning would be cool, but with tax they are well over $800.
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I'd assume you won't be using the cpu in your sig-rig.. otherwise.. BUY A NEW CPU FIRST!

If not and if you want the best 6990+6970 or 2x 580's if you love nvidia.
A 590 isn't worth it IMO, if only they didn't flopped with it's design..
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Spikey, I CANNOT AFFORD THE LIGHTNINGS. <3

/yelling.

@Conrad, I have an i7 860.
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Spikey, I CANNOT AFFORD THE LIGHTNINGS. <3

/yelling.

@Conrad, I have an i7 860.
x___x fine then go with the 6990. >.> atleast now you'll be able to play BFBC2 without getting .1fps on low xD
     
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post #29 of 36
Go with 6990 deffinitly you sould really upgrade your cpu too
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Go with 6990 deffinitly you sould really upgrade your cpu too
why would you upgrade an i7 860?
     
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