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Old 03-08-11, 07:20 AM   #12
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Default Re: Official Radeon HD 6990 reviews

Originally Posted by Fotis View Post
Looks nice but isn't it more expensive than 2 6970? Whats the point?
That's the price you pay for engineering. It's basically 2 cards in one, so it saves you the hassle of setting up a crossfire system with 2 cards taking up 4 slots. For some people, that's a big deal.

As for me, I'm not really sure where I stand. It's definitely the new King of GPU's (for now), but the length of the card is crazy. I am impressed that they kept it under 375-watts TDP though. That's quite an accomplishment considering that a dual 6970 setup uses around 450 watts. I want to see if Nvidia can do the same and get performance greater than AMD's setup using the same TDP limit. Guess we'll know in about a week.

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