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    Default Radeon 5970 (aka 5870 X2)

    Guys, there has been some buzz going around about this card, and while I can't give any meaty details just yet, I can confirm a few things for you:

    -This card will be known as a Radeon 5970 NOT a 5870 X2, although it will essentially be one

    -Reference card is about 12.2" long

    -I will TRY to get a few pics in one or two mid-tower cases to see how it fits if I have time.


    Keep your eyes open for our full review very "soon". Notice a trend here? :cool:
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    release date: November 16, 2009....that's what my informer told me.....he's not Skyguy.

    Only two days to do the review, they wouldn't let you keep it?

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    Who's your informer? PM me

    Our embargo date is not Nov.16 and our card is supposed to be non-reference

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    your informer is wrong on the date.

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    Well, there is a chance that is the release date for the reference AMD card. We're dealing with a board partner.

    Either way, our review will go up as soon as the embargo ends

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    wow, amd is pumping out their products in recent days like crazy. This WILL be a kickass gfx card when released, def. will beat the gtx 295 =D.

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    Don't you just hate embargos?

    This looks like a really powerful card, hopefully they can beat the 295 without needing to live in the Arctic to cool it.

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    We need Embargo's, this gives us time to test new products, and write reviews for the products release date.

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    Yeah, I understand, it just sucks sometimes when you are really anxious for something and you still have to wait because of an embargo.

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    Well if you consider that a single 5870 runs very close with a GTX295 then you can reasonably draw a conclusion that two of them (on a single card) as the 5970 should easily beat Nvidia hands down.

    Unfortunately we dont' have all the updated games results for the GTX 295, we're trying to get some done for the review though. We'll try to accomplish as much as possible in just 2 days. I'm out of the country for a few days so we'll bust a move when I get back for the review.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    your informer is wrong on the date.
    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    Who's your informer? PM me

    Our embargo date is not Nov.16 and our card is supposed to be non-reference
    Are you guys sure?
    I paid him good chunk of $$$ for the intel. I think you guys are wrong....prove it...we want some proof

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    lol that's not going to work your not getting the release date out of us lmao

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    give us the date or the kitten gets it

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    Go ahead make my day lol

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    MEANIE!! save the poor little kitten ^.^, it's so helpless u.u

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    ......and the puppy is next

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