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Skurge

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It looks like there this will be a proper launch with a lot of cards if all the AIBs have them at CeBIT
 

Castiel

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If it's $599 it'll be sold out in about 2 minutes flat. I wonder if Newegg will stick to MSRP the day it's released or if they'll jack up the price by $100.00

$599 and I'm in for one. $699 and I'll hold off for non-reference cards to come out.
699 doesn't bother me at all and i think thats what the starting price will be.
 

Dark Shroud

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Where have you been? Now I know a new card is comming. :thumbsup:
I've been around, just not nearly as much since I now have a rig that let's me game. Dragon Age is a long game & Sim's 3 is a great time waster. I haven't even installed Bullet Storm yet.
 

3DVagabond

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Says pci express 2.1 on the box. Would they be able to have that if it's truly not compliant?
 

HumblePie

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If it's $599 it'll be sold out in about 2 minutes flat. I wonder if Newegg will stick to MSRP the day it's released or if they'll jack up the price by $100.00

$599 and I'm in for one. $699 and I'll hold off for non-reference cards to come out.
LOL, $599 and I'll pick up two.

$699 and I'll wait as well.

I'll have to get a new 1200+watt PSU for two of these though. So it would be a $1500 upgrade for all three parts.

Then I'll just sell off my last 5870 and one 6950 (unlocked). I won't come close to covering the costs of this upgrade but oh well.
 

Arkadrel

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Says pci express 2.1 on the box. Would they be able to have that if it's truly not compliant?

it probably is... UNTIL... you press the AUSUM button... then it goes 300->475watts.

just my guess work... but I suspect its like that (work around to still get pci certified).
 

Grooveriding

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Going to be a paper launch IMO

If a small shop has 60 or so http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?p=18617602#post18617602

I'm expecting newegg to have 100s and it will be your usual type launch of a flagship card. Buy soon and you get one, wait and you'll get them week by week.

I am considering getting two of these and calling it done. I want to hear heat/noise, if it's comparable to what I have no or by some miracle less. I am going to go with two of these monsters.

Need to hear the noise info and see a good review confirming amazing scaling in quadfire.
 

SHAQ

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They have 75% of the stock in the UK and they have 60. Doesn't sound like good availability.
 

WelshBloke

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If a small shop has 60 or so http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?p=18617602#post18617602

I'm expecting newegg to have 100s and it will be your usual type launch of a flagship card. Buy soon and you get one, wait and you'll get them week by week.

I am considering getting two of these and calling it done. I want to hear heat/noise, if it's comparable to what I have no or by some miracle less. I am going to go with two of these monsters.

Need to hear the noise info and see a good review confirming amazing scaling in quadfire.
Overclockers are pretty big.
 

betasub

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Overclockers are pretty big in the UK market.
Fixed. They have got their hands on the majority (75%?) of 6990 allocated to the UK market - not sure how this will affect competitive pricing. The US market is on a different scale, but then so is the level of competition. The estimated 100s of cards allocated to the US market will be spread across many more retailers/etailers.
 

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