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AMD Radeon HD 7990 Reference Board Pictured, Specs Confirmed in GPU-Z Screenshot

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Apr 1, 2012.

  1. btarunr

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    Because GPU-Z 0.6.0 doesn't have tested support for HD 7990. It still recognizes HD 7990 as two HD 7900 series "Tahiti" graphics cards in CrossFire. Things like GPU codename and launch date are parameters that are manually written to GPU-Z's database. With most other things, GPU-Z is taught how to detect them.
     
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    So my guess was correct, thanks :)
     
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    congratulations good april "FOOLS"
    google search shows ya spoofed many a reputable site with this one
    nearly all search results refer back to TPU

    one set of fanboys are creaming their pants and the other are sh****g their pants

    Myself i will reserve my opinion till there is a test card benchmarked on the site
    :roll::nutkick::respect::toast::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    Anyway, why not start adding those GHz Edition stickers to HD 7970 and make it a bit harder for GTX 680?
     
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    I gotta ask, what's with all the watermarks on the news images lately? I can understand this type of thing needing them but you've gone as far as watermarking the press release images.

    Just noticed there's a "Displays" tab on the GPU-Z pic. What's that about?
     
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    Its good to see a 1Ghz Tahiti. AMD should have clocked 7970 at >1Ghz. Its clear that nvidia increased the clock speeds of GTX680 more than they originally planned, to beat 7970.
     
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    While other forums are seriously making their analysis :rolleyes: on this TPU article and the 'alleged' photo leak ... I ve stumbled upon another pic(below) of this card but I am going crazy :banghead: over which will be the 'final' version.. anyone want to bet ;)
    [​IMG]
     
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    Other sites are copying PRs posted on TPU verbatim, without linking back to us. They're hence freeloading on the contacts and relationships we built with companies tirelessly, over years, which reward us with early access to PRs.

    Not only do we watermark images in PRs, but also make subtle/unnoticeable changes in the wording that allows us to track down sites (using google) that copy PRs posted on TPU, without linking back to us.
     
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    And all this time I just thought you made a lot of typos. :laugh:
     
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    "Two Words Mr.President - Plausible Deniability"

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    More generally,“plausible deniability” can also apply to any act which leaves little or no evidence of wrongdoing. ;)
     
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    lol it's April 1st people...
     
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    And it's 7990 dude.
     
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    Ill try to ignore the fact that one side is glossy and the other is matte....AMD's light booth is better than that
     
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    As Solaris admitted in another thread. :shadedshu

    :laugh:
     
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    If you looks at these 2 pics you will notice that they are not the same.
    [​IMG]
    has metal under fan, thus the heatsink. if you re-read the article
    And now take a look at the 7990 pic

    [​IMG]
    No metal because it is in the middle of both gpus. also notice how the top of the 7990 from fan to the right has slightly different PCB marking. :)
     
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    you can also see markings/components at the top of both cards on the right side. That is also different. I wish I was not noticing little details like that!
     
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    You wish for this 7990 to be fake? I sure don't If its at 1GHz than that would be awesome-sauce!
     
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    [​IMG] :pimp:

    I would prefer this one..
     
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    OK is this real or fake, I can't tell and it's april 2nd here so april fools is over ^_^

    herpy derp :)
     
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    Well, the most fishy part for me personally is: "why is there nothing under the fan? Is it [a top-blowing fan] supposed to be blowing into a void? Using the positive pressure it creates to vent through the sinks, never mind it is probably not very efficient, etc?;"
    And then even more so: "Why is the fan blowing into a space made almost completely out of #0D0908 ???" << LOL
     
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    today is april 1st so I don't know if this is another joke or if TPU is serious this time.hmmmmmmmm:wtf:
     
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    Because under the fan there's just a baseplate heatsink. The fan's job is to push air laterally, a not-so-old example of this concept is GTX 590:

    [​IMG]

    Not much happening right under that fan.
     
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    I can definitely see some copper heatsinks under that fan, or am I imaginating things? :D
     

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