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Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, May 30, 2011.

  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    as soon as asus sends me one. they wouldnt let me get away with the card from the show.. i tried .. maybe next time i should bring some of our trolls, fanboys and ninjas to assist me
     
  2. blibba

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    There are plenty of reviews of 580 SLI vs 590. Performance-wise, this is identical to 580 SLI.

    It's only really power consumption and temperatures/noise that we don't know about yet.
     
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    i wanna see the pcb.
     
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    Can this even be mounted in a regular case (vertical mobo)?
    It looks like it weights about 10 lbs.
     
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    A card this big and they fail to use two 120mm or at least 90mm fans!! :S
     
  6. theJesus

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    Haha, I'm TheMailMan would have had a fun time :laugh:
    That may be true, but there is also the possibly higher overclocking potential.
    Put a stick under it :laugh:
     
  7. kinc ASUS Representative

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    The fans are 120mm :)
     
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    Now all we need is longer mobo's to support sli/tri and still be able to run other cards i.e. turner, ssd, audio or expansion cards. O, and we'll need taller cases to have more then 7-8 pci slots.

    Those r freakin power hungry :eek: sweet lookin. Prob lookin round the price of two 580 i'm guessin'.
     
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    Can I play the role of the ninja? I'll be there in the morning...:toast:

    45 min scooter ride!!! :rockout:
     
  10. theJesus

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    Look up HPTX, it's already here.
     
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    My thoughts exactly...

    I do wonder about the power phase design, must be magnificent.
     
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    You can already get (much) taller than standard cases, so you can just have two of these filling the bottom four slots of a standard ATX board (with suitably positioned PCI-E x16 slots) and you'll have the top three slots free for whatever you want :)
     
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    this won't blend don't fit in blender....
     
  14. blibba

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    That didn't stop him with the rake handle! I'm sure there's a way.
     
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    This is what I thought when I saw the pics, then I read this:

    Then btarunr corrected it silently after my post :shadedshu
     
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    might have changed some since they slapped gf110's on
     
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    Hmmm. My perpetually unbuilt but up to date fantasy build just got $1200 more expensive (expecting a $600 premium per card over the 6990).
     
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    A complete waste of space. Both in the real world and this Forum. I could easily buy one of these things. I could also buy a metric ton of manure and still have no use for either. They both stink.
     
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    is this on the market now yet?
     
  20. Wile E

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    Me and TheMailMan have that portion covered. Should be easy for us to cause a distraction.
     
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    That's what she said :D
     
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    six months down the road after that the 'single/dual' card you speak of will be out done by another card that eats less power and is faster.. so there!!!
     
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    Yeah odd. Maybe because it overclocks like a 580 not a 590.
     
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    Exactly what i reckon. Save the cash (if you have it) and crossfire two upcoming 7000 series radeons!
     
  25. LAN_deRf_HA

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    The only reason to be pissy about this is if you already bought a 590/6990 and are annoyed that you now have to spend twice as much to have the epeen you get from owning the fastest card.

    Fuck diamonds, you can just buy cut glass.
     

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