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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Quote Originally Posted by Solara2xb View Post
    Yup.. Remember they had a sell for it not to long ago for $369 with 5 games. Prices on these are have dropped a little since and will continue to drop seeing that the GTX670 can out perform the 7970 with a slight OC..
    That was a super special I think

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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Quote Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
    As I said,

    They compromize the clocks because of putting two chips on #1 PCB.

    Because of heat issues.

    And we shall see when the 7990 comes out as performing as well clock wise as two separate single chip cards.

    Haven't in the past.

    Later
    I understand but up it to the same clock and they have the same performance. Watercool it and it has more headroom. The performance clock for clock is the same with no crossfire issues.

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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Looks like another 7970 may be on the way!

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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Wonder how this performs? (6GB of memory onboard)



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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Wonder how this performs? (6GB of memory onboard)


    Pretty good. I waco'd them!


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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Wonder how this performs? (6GB of memory onboard)



    I don't know , But its got as much ram as my rig.

    Couldn't hook up enough Hi-Rez monitors to use it.
    Not even close.

    But when you have to have the Firstest with the mostest, Go for it.
    Some times this stuff gets pretty silly.

    Later

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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Quote Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
    But when you have to have the Firstest with the mostest, Go for it.
    Some times this stuff gets pretty silly
    Agreed. They charge an extra $100.00 for all of that extra memory and I've heard that it only makes a difference in a few games. 7970 3GB card would be rockin' all by itself.

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    Default Re: 7990 to be released late August

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Agreed. They charge an extra $100.00 for all of that extra memory and I've heard that it only makes a difference in a few games. 7970 3GB card would be rockin' all by itself.

    Agree,

    They are now starting to go over the usable need for 2 gigs in some apps and games at high Rez or multiples.

    To me 3 gigs is the sweet spot and 4 gigs a little more future proof.

    Chances are pretty good you'll be upgrading your card as to newer tech by that time anyway.
    And by that time probably be a diiferent flavor of G-Ram as they already
    looked at before sticking with ddr 5.

    Later

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