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I have a good amount of cash coming in tomorrow for a job I just completed and my bills are paid except for my cell phone($55 cell bill isn't going to stop this). Where can I order a 7970 from?
 
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Well damn,that means I'll have a week to think about if I want to spend the money. Usually when that happens, I end up not spending the money.
 

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I'm seeing lower pre-order prices, thank goodness. I'm glad I cancelled my order.. which turned out to be a pre-order due to some "embargo". Saved me at least a hundred bucks.
 
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I'm seeing lower pre-order prices, thank goodness. I'm glad I cancelled my order.. which turned out to be a pre-order due to some "embargo". Saved me at least a hundred bucks.
WHere?!?!?!?!!?:banghead:
 
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It was a clever move from amd to allow so much headroom with the new 7970, it gives the end users what they want, to endlessly tweak haha.
I want to get one, i have the cashish, but im finding it hard to justify because i caint find any decent games to play on it that i like, run out of shooters and flight sims now damnit!
 
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Wow this card looks like it'll make me content with a single GPU setup :laugh:. But yeah probably not considering I am now chasing after 120FPS in all games as opposed to 60 :rockout:.
 
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Wow this card looks like it'll make me content with a single GPU setup :laugh:. But yeah probably not considering I am now chasing after 120FPS in all games as opposed to 60 :rockout:.
Does that mean you have a 120hz monitor then?
 
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Does that mean you have a 120hz monitor then?
Yup ;). My PC is still in the making though as I had to sell parts to get a proper car. :laugh: I ain't ever going back to 60FPS though that's for damn sure.
 
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Yup ;). My PC is still in the making though as I had to sell parts to get a proper car. :laugh: I ain't ever going back to 60FPS though that's for damn sure.
Ivy Bridge all the way man! :toast:
 

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Yup ;). My PC is still in the making though as I had to sell parts to get a proper car. :laugh: I ain't ever going back to 60FPS though that's for damn sure.
Yeah, 120Hz animation is smooooth. :rockout: Well worth it.
 

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I did. I'm not going to say what I paid for it though. :shadedshu It should be here this week, I don't know how smoothly deliveries are going with the hollidays.
You're not missing an arm and a leg by any chance are you?:p
 

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Genuine?

That means custom cards out already?
 

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Genuine?

That means custom cards out already?
Yes it is. :) XFX has two model numbers on release. The reference card, and this one which also features a 1ghz core clock. I'm kinda sure that it is the reference PCB with XFX's cooler on it.

You're not missing an arm and a leg by any chance are you?:p
Had to cancel. I paid a lot thinking I'd get it early but I got an email saying they can't be shipped out unil the 9th. Glad I cancelled as I'm finding cards for a hundred bucks less now.
 
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Did I miss something or does that card have only 1 dvi connection
I think AMD is sticking with one DVI connector (and thus one slot for connectors, other slot for cooling vent) as the 2nd DVI connector is restrictive to cooling.
 
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I think AMD is sticking with one DVI connector (and thus one slot for connectors, other slot for cooling vent) as the 2nd DVI connector is restrictive to cooling.
Looks nvidia=ish
 
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They should ditch all connectors and put Displayport or MiniDisplayport, my GPUs have 4 MiniDP and 1 Dual Link DVI since MiniDP drives up to 2560x1600 there is no need for DVI
 

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Have HDMI/ Display ports across the card and then make a HDMI/Display Port to DVI-I adapter, same for VGA too
 
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Also this is a better idea because of the 6900 series only the 6990 was single slot capable (with waterblock)
 

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Hmmm - might have to relplace the two 580's.....
 
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