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    Default PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    While it's no secret that AMD doesn't officially have a dual-GPU card in its lineup, PowerColor has bucked the trend and blazed a new trail here with their own design for the 7990. This Limited Edition Devil 13 certainly looks monstrous, and it's got an accessory package second to none, but it also comes with a stratospheric price tag of about $1000 that will target all but the most diehard and well-heeled. Let's dive in and take a closer look at the PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990 and see how it fares against Nvidia's dual GPU offering. Click through for more.

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Killer card Jake, great review!

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Great review Jake.
    Price is steep but looks like a killer card and performance isn't too bad.

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Sweet card and great review.
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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Great review Jake,thats one beast of a GPU!

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Good review, expected better results, guess the Nvidia GTX690 is still king of the hill.

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    Killer card Jake, great review!
    Yeah...killer card for sure.
    Almost have a heart attack when I saw the price tag.

    Hey Jake,
    Are those stickers on the fans are multiple color?
    http://www.pureoverclock.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/powercolor_7990_9.jpg

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Good review, expected better results, guess the Nvidia GTX690 is still king of the hill.
    King of the Hill, half the benchmarks are Nvidea benchmarks. The cards are prettty equal.

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Ya, not too sure how Nvidia-fanboy Stan figures the GTX 690 is still king of the hill. The results show back and forth, pretty much a tie overall. Except when the AMD card won in a couple instances, it won by a HUGE margin and blew the GTX 690 right out of the water. The GTX 690's wins, however, were only by a small margin. Not quite sure how that characterizes the 690 as a winner, certainly not by framerates alone. 7990 had better temperatures and accessory package too. Not quite as good on power consumption and noise though.

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    You really couldn't run two of these in crossfire unfortunately...

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    Ya, not too sure how Nvidia-fanboy Stan figures the GTX 690 is still king of the hill. The results show back and forth, pretty much a tie overall. Except when the AMD card won in a couple instances, it won by a HUGE margin and blew the GTX 690 right out of the water. The GTX 690's wins, however, were only by a small margin. Not quite sure how that characterizes the 690 as a winner, certainly not by framerates alone. 7990 had better temperatures and accessory package too. Not quite as good on power consumption and noise though.
    Great review Jake wish it was a different color other then red

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Quote Originally Posted by Skyguy View Post
    Ya, not too sure how Nvidia-fanboy Stan figures the GTX 690 is still king of the hill. The results show back and forth, pretty much a tie overall. Except when the AMD card won in a couple instances, it won by a HUGE margin and blew the GTX 690 right out of the water. The GTX 690's wins, however, were only by a small margin. Not quite sure how that characterizes the 690 as a winner, certainly not by framerates alone. 7990 had better temperatures and accessory package too. Not quite as good on power consumption and noise though.
    It's your test system holding the card back, we have a member with a GTX690 and the 7990 didn't even come close to his results.

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Quote Originally Posted by PoLoMoTo View Post
    You really couldn't run two of these in crossfire unfortunately...
    Whys that Polo ? you can run two GTX690s in Quad SLI in fact I run two 590s in Quad SLI so there's no reason why two 7990s can't work in Crossfire

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    Default Re: PowerColor Devil 13 HD 7990

    Quote Originally Posted by Doctor_Death View Post
    Whys that Polo ? you can run two GTX690s in Quad SLI in fact I run two 590s in Quad SLI so there's no reason why two 7990s can't work in Crossfire
    The heatsink covers the crossfire connector, I suppose if you got an insanely long crossfire bridge you could do it.

    http://www.pureoverclock.com/wp-cont...or_7990_13.jpg

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