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its on its way

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by rjk, 25 Sep 2009.

  1. rjk

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    [​IMG]
     
  2. UKDTweak

    Soldato

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    That thing is massive :(
    So many people will need new cases to fit that monster in.....
     
  3. Ghengis

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    Location: Kent, UK

    677 EUR! I am waiting to see who asks first about performance of a pair in Crossfire!!
     
  4. Penguin

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    holy gfx card batman!!!

    that thing is huge
     
  5. AnDyR0o

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    That thing is massive!!
     
  6. V_R

    Sgarrista

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    Location: UK

    Thats ridiculous! Just too big.
     
  7. ntarki

    Associate

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    Posts: 35

    Looks like a train :s
     
  8. Nick1881

    Sgarrista

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    Bet it will run at 120 degrees too and will sound like an aircraft taking off.
     
  9. reygjabla

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    WooooooW! Would it fit on an antec 1200?:eek:
     
  10. Greebo

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    Rip off pre-order price. I have aleady seen the ATI list price as being $599 which equates to £460 inc VAT or 506 euros.
     
  11. nbkpsycho

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    That thing is bloody huge, Virus will be along shortly to tell us about his RMA on his 5870's :D

    Edit: £460 isnt that bad considern 2x 5870's would cost you £600 atm lol :p
     
  12. daz.rathbone

    Wise Guy

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    Will fit very nicely into my Corsair case.... tempted to wait for this.
     
  13. ViRuS2k

    Soldato

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    I could fit it in my case :)
    i have about 10 inches left before hitting the hdd bay

    already have 2x 5870s anyway so no need for it lol :D + single cards are always better than multigpus not to mention the cooling is better also.

    but for those that are just looking for 1 card dam that is a huge moma lol
     
  14. nbkpsycho

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    You are tempted arent ya? Your hands are shaking, your hearts a beatin lol :p
     
  15. queamin

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    you could sell 1 of your 5870 and get a x2 for tri crossfire :p
     
  16. AWBbox

    Hitman

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    Hey, I recognise that! It looks like my next graphics card! :D
     
  17. HazardO

    Underboss

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    Fixed :p

    I'm not sure about the x2, like the old GTX295 vs 2xGTX275s, it's got to be cheaper and more performant than a pair of HD5870s to make it worth while IMO, especially as it's bound to be noisy.
     
  18. AWBbox

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    Can I get the source of rjkoneills' quote as well please?
     
  19. LoadsaMoney

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    Longer than the single, jesus, its gona be about 14 inches or something then :eek:

    Totally rediculous, i don't think theres any need for the single to be so long.
     
  20. kola

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    overclockers will see cases sales increase lol ;-)
     
    Last edited: 25 Sep 2009