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XFX Announces its Radeon HD 5970 Graphics Card

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XFX takes technology for a trip down the fast lane with the debut of The XFX ATI Radeon HD 5970 graphics card. The fastest dual GPU-on-a-PCB card on the planet, in addition to the base powerhouse, this card also comes in an “I’ve-never-seen-that-kind-of-performance-before” Black Edition with an exclusive performance enhancing Overvolt Tool.

Created for the true performance enthusiast, this card offers the ultimate in speed, with the XFX ATI Radeon HD 5970 scoring in excess of X10000 in 3DMarkVantage v. 101, the highest single graphics card score achieved to date. It also features all of the latest, state-of-the-art technologies that hardcore gamers want, including ATI Eyefinity technology, ATI Stream technology and full DirectX 11 support.

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Hey Bta, Isn't it a little pointless posting a news story for each company that puts it name on the card?

You'll just end up with 10 of the same story with a different company.

Wouldn't it make more sense to just have one thread/news post that lists all the companies that have released the card.


Not meaning to be rude at all just a suggestion : ]
 
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Hey Bta, Isn't it a little pointless posting a news story for each company that puts it name on the card?

You'll just end up with 10 of the same story with a different company.

Wouldn't it make more sense to just have one thread/news post that lists all the companies that have released the card.


Not meaning to be rude at all just a suggestion : ]
This one is a "Black Edition", maybe its OCed? :confused:
 
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This one is a "Black Edition", maybe its OCed? :confused:
No its just XFX pretending the special unlocked overclocking features of the card are their own.
 
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how will this stack up against the GT3XX?
 
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how will this stack up against the GT3XX?
All you have to do is wait until the GT3XX is released to see W1zzard's review and compare for yourself.

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Hey Bta, Isn't it a little pointless posting a news story for each company that puts it name on the card?

You'll just end up with 10 of the same story with a different company.

Wouldn't it make more sense to just have one thread/news post that lists all the companies that have released the card.


Not meaning to be rude at all just a suggestion : ]
A possible way to do this would be for batrun to, when creating the topic, make it locked and add replies for each of the different brands: then unlock it.

I do see a likely drawback in this: the companies that had their offerings in the 2nd, 3rd, and so forth "places" would not like that @ all. In a worse case scenario, it could result in those companies not supplying TPU with cards for review @ launch day.
 
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No its just XFX pretending the special unlocked overclocking features of the card are their own.
Maybe so it still comes with a tool for it. And there is another feature that should not be over looked the double life time warranty which a lot of them give a shady 1 year.

After all it kinda amused me how XFX said the 1st part were i cannot say that for the others. lol
 
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how will this stack up against the GT3XX?
The GT3XX will be like 5x as fast while using half the power. I thought everyone knew that.

It will also be only $199 and will be delivered to your house by supermodels wearing nothing but green underwear embossed with the Nvidia logo.

It's just being delayed right now because they're having trouble finding that many supermodels to work during release week.
 
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The GT3XX will be like 5x as fast while using half the power. I thought everyone knew that.

It will also be only $199 and will be delivered to your house by supermodels wearing nothing but green underwear embossed with the Nvidia logo.

It's just being delayed right now because they're having trouble finding that many supermodels to work during release week.
:roll::roll:Dang you got me hooked! Where are them supermodels
 
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i like the cover design