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Windows 7: Hd 6990 mia?

02 Aug 2011   #1
Corpsecrank

Win7 64bit Ultimate
 
 
Hd 6990 mia?

I just went looking for a 6990 to see if the price dropped on them any. I was surprised to see that the highest card offered on newegg is now the 6970 which is what I already have.

I looked some more on google and I am not able to find any new 6990 cards. Did they get pulled off the market already?

Does anyone have any info on the card and/or what happened with it?


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02 Aug 2011   #2
Beta

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1 and Mac OS X 10.8.3
 
 

AMD makes a limited run of there highest graphic card. So in short once there gone thats it. However soon the 6970x2 will be out which will be more powerful. I think the new 6850x2 are out now but that is the lower end. Its above a 6970 but below a 6990. Overall the 6970x2 (when released) will be the most powerfull card on the market... for a short time. The 7xxx AMD series is coming out this fall so... you should wait at this point.

BTW the x2 means that there are 2 gpu's on the same card.
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02 Aug 2011   #3
bobkn

Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1
 
 

Here's one:

Amazon.com: Gigabyte ATI Radeon HD6990 4 GB DDR5 DVI/4x Mini DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card (GV-R699D5-4GD-B): Electronics

I wouldn't consider it as beeing in stock, though; it's listed as "Usually ships within 1 to 2 months" (italics mine).

The price may never drop, as it's not exactly a mass-market card.
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07 Aug 2011   #4
Corpsecrank

Win7 64bit Ultimate
 
 

Yeah I guess I will be waiting. Maybe I will wait for the first run of 7xxx series with dual gpu.

I am just looking for something capable of handling large scale 3d rendering with reasonable speeds.
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07 Aug 2011   #5
Ivan the SoSo

windows 7 ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Both high end Amd and Nivida cards are in short supply (and they say PC gaming is dead).....All I can suggest is watch the egg like a hawk
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