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AHHH i got 2 of em in my cart but i cant buy because i just added money to my account today and it wont be on the card till tomorrow.. quick does anyone know if newegg charges same time you order or next day.. how long can i refresh my cart and keep it here???
 
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AHHH i got 2 of em in my cart but i cant buy because i just added money to my account today and it wont be on the card till tomorrow.. quick does anyone know if newegg charges same time you order or next day.. how long can i refresh my cart and keep it here???
You can't. Anyone can buy it and when they're out of stock they'll just remove it from your cart.
 
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Why do you need two eyefinity 6 editions. I mean...it has 6 ports on it, why not sli with a normal one?
 

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Unless you are gaming way above 1920x1200, save your money and get a 1gb 5870 or better yet a 5850. There are no benefits to this card at normal "HD" resolutions.
 
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profit you dumy ican sell this for 580 easy
 
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further disater stickes i use paypal to pay without double checking address cards are now being shipped to non existent address.. and i cant change it because they wont let you change paypal addresses ohh the joy
 

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further disater stickes i use paypal to pay without double checking address cards are now being shipped to non existent address.. and i cant change it because they wont let you change paypal addresses ohh the joy
So nao how yuz gonna make all that profitz? :(
 
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i duno?? man i sent the cancel email and cancelled the order i will order it on my card it looks as though they hadn't charged my paypal to tomorrow so i suspect it wont show on my card till tomorrow.. i will have a fee if they charge me too soon so now i will have to order 3 just in case
 
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god smaked me in the face again my internet whent down at the last secxonds i had to renter my info twice and then it was a new card so i had to waiiiit for stupid suntrust security authorization...ohhhhh.. i hope i got it
 

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Very Nice
Thanks Man
 

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Gigabyte model still available
 

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I'll wait for a XFX version.......and more monies cause I ain't got that much. :(
 
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Unless you are gaming way above 1920x1200, save your money and get a 1gb 5870 or better yet a 5850. There are no benefits to this card at normal "HD" resolutions.
OR, if your one of the few people who plays flight sims like DCS black shark and Flaming cliffs 2. the 2GB comes in handy.
 

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It's really nice to finally see some 2GB cards, but swining at the $500 marker with the 480 on the way seems kind of stupid too me....

Unless you are gaming way above 1920x1200, save your money and get a 1gb 5870 or better yet a 5850. There are no benefits to this card at normal "HD" resolutions.
I agree... if your goign to use this to power a single monitor. But if going for eyefinity, I haven't ever got to test myself, but I just can't see how a 1GB card could ever push 3 monitors at 1080 with higher settings on a decent game.
 

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$500 is too much. $450 yes, $500 no.

*sigh* Maybe when we actually see Fermi in the wild, the prices will drop some.
 
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what i never understood about this card is, if the cards out now just cover playing a game maxed out at high res's...how the hell is it going to cover 6 high res screens? enjoy playing stalker at low settings at ~30 fps on your 6 screens? no thanks :rolleyes:
 
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It's really nice to finally see some 2GB cards, but swining at the $500 marker with the 480 on the way seems kind of stupid too me....



I agree... if your goign to use this to power a single monitor. But if going for eyefinity, I haven't ever got to test myself, but I just can't see how a 1GB card could ever push 3 monitors at 1080 with higher settings on a decent game.

You really need crossfire to do so. at 5760x1080, your putting alot of demand on the GPU...However dual 5870s handle BC2, Dirt 2, Dragon Age, Anno 4, and several other games at high settings just fine. The only thing that really kills FPS in eyefinity is AA, MSAA. I thought my GPUs were dead when i first loaded up BC2, turns out I had AA and MSAA maxed and even with twin 5870s you get 5 FPS...
 
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I don't believe it actually renders 6 screens...
no it will take the vertical / horizontal resolution of all of the screens and render that as one big screen
 

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You really need crossfire to do so. at 5760x1080, your putting alot of demand on the GPU...However dual 5870s handle BC2, Dirt 2, Dragon Age, Anno 4, and several other games at high settings just fine. The only thing that really kills FPS in eyefinity is AA, MSAA. I thought my GPUs were dead when i first loaded up BC2, turns out I had AA and MSAA maxed and even with twin 5870s you get 5 FPS...
Yeah, which pretty much defeats the purpose of having 6 monitors on a single card for gaming. You need more than one card anyway.
 
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$500 is too much. $450 yes, $500 no.

*sigh* Maybe when we actually see Fermi in the wild, the prices will drop some.
You realize that for that price you get a bunch or mini DSP adapters.