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Old 03-26-11, 01:16 PM   #63
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Default Re: GeForce GTX 590 Review Thread

I just ordered an EVGA GTX 590 to replace my 4870X2 which is now over 3 years old. I've waited for a card "worthy" to replace my 4870X2 and while I've been tempted to get a replacement card sooner, this one is the one that did it for me.

I've read every review I could find regarding the 6990 and the 590 and ultimately went with the nVidia, but it was not a simple decision. One advantage the 6990 has is the MLAA in the drivers. However, I've read that nVidia will offer a competative solution in a future driver update. Knowing this, plus having Physx, a quieter card and one that will play basically everything maxed out at 1920x1200 was what secured the choice for me.
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