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Old 03-30-11, 06:35 PM   #95
Rollo
 
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Default Re: GeForce GTX 590 Review Thread

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Originally Posted by Roadhog View Post
I spoke with some friends at the Fukushima plant and they said the reactors were actually powered by 590's.


http://www.anandtech.com/show/4248/i...590-microatx/4


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This still isn't comparable to the whine of a screaming Radeon HD 6990

http://www.anandtech.com/show/4239/n...e-card-king/16


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The GTX 590 simply embarrasses the 6990 here; itís not even a contest. Make no mistake: 57.9dB is not a quiet card; weíre still looking at a dual-GPU monster, but itís not the roaring monster that the 6990 is.
(notice how the 6990 is a whopping 6db louder than the GTX480 ATi fans spent last year complaining about in this link?)


http://techreport.com/articles.x/20629/12


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The GTX 590's cooler is vastly quieter than the boisterous blower on the Radeon HD 6990.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...0,2898-19.html


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Nevertheless, in a comparison between GeForce GTX 590 versus Radeon HD 6990, Nvidia wins.

And it wins because I can put a GeForce GTX 590 in my workstation, which doubles as my gaming machine, and not hear it. Itís quiet enough to use. And thatís a requisite.

My guess is this is why the 590s are selling out and the 6990s gather dust, beyond the comparable performance and far superior feature set anyway.
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