GeForce GTX 690 arrives in the Guru3D lab ...

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  1. Agent-A01

    Agent-A01 Ancient Guru

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    64 player is a whole different ball game.
     
  2. hallryu

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    Sorry yes. I'm not a multiplayer fan on that game, my apologies.
     
  3. Agonist

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    sli wasnt per say in its infancy. 2004-2005 was prime time for sli. the 9800gx-2 launched back in 2008.
     
  4. Anfield82

    Anfield82 Maha Guru

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    Great looking card but there's no way I will be able to justify the price.
     

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    yeah your right early 2008. how was 2004-2005 prime time for sli though? was thinking of the 7950gx2 by mistake or whatever its called
     
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    Not long now.....i had to go out for a few beers tonight to forget about this card...well i woulda went out anyhow,card was just an excuse:)
     
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    Wasn't SLI around in 1998 with the VooDoo2 :)
     
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    Not picking on you specifically here but that is a PRYBAR!

    Not... a... crowbar :bang:
     
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    Yes i still have my Voodoo2,dont know where my Millenium Matrox 2d G200 card went...i cant remember.
     

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    still have a voodoo 5 5500 pci
     
  12. nhlkoho

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    SLI didn't really take off until the 8800 series. Most people prior to that were still on AGP.
     
  13. Mikedogg

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    Yeah, might have to sell one of my "kidneys" to get one.
     
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    Obviously Nvidia does not expect huge orders for the GTX690 compare to something like the 680 and 580 where they make the bulk of their profits. This is all about bragging rights by having the most powerful single card solution on the market.
     
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    I totally agree. Never had any problems myself either and I've run various SLi set ups for a number of years now whether two cards or a single SLi card.
     

  16. PhazeDelta1

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    Cant wait for the review on this card. But tbh, I'm more interested in seeing the review for the 690 classified. Hopefully Hilbert is able to get one whenever EVGA releases it.
     
  17. sykozis

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    So, when do we get to see the review?
     
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    Still got some old AMD System somewhere with 7800 GTX in SLI.
     
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    Yep, thats the way I see it too.

    Except 680 or 580 wont make the bulk of their profits, but rather the mid and lower range cards.
     
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    Now a waterblock pls for the gtx 690.
     

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