PowerColor HD6990 Crossfire Review

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PowerColor HD6990 Crossfire Review

Sword Of Justice

As this is a reference design the main features are the same. We have two 8-pin PCIe power inputs to keep both cards happily fed with all the juice they could require.

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Whether it's the upcoming release of Dragon Age 2, or whether we're just nerds at heart, but the hardcore sword-wielding cover boy really looks great. Especially on that ice-blue background.

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Four GPUs of loveliness ladies and gentlemen? Don't mind if we do.

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One of the best anti-tampering solutions we've seen. You can steam it off all you like, but the word "VOID" stamped across the back is a bit of a giveaway.

At the exhaust end of the card we have the same DVI + 4 mini DisplayPort arrangement as on the reference. No great surprise there. Apparently all 6990s will ship with an Active DisplayPort adaptor, which will be amazing if true. Sadly this is a OEM version so we can't test the Eyefinity capabilities without one.

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Most Recent Comments

07-03-2011, 23:51:06

TheWhiteRose000
Again.

Does want.Quote

08-03-2011, 00:46:23

Hribi
I wonder how it would perform in wather cooled conditions? Uderwise nice card, but a little hot and loud for my taste Quote

08-03-2011, 01:41:50

dugdiamond
very nice - but however rich i think i am, i cannot justify paying over £1000 for two cards, just for an upped framerate.

although, on their own, they handle the benches very well, considering that they are dual gpu cards.

i think AMD have also overpriced them, as they offer no new technology. for that price i would expect DX12 (whatever/whenever that may be) Quote

08-03-2011, 02:41:51

Zeals
Wow for Quad GPUs they scale insanely well.Quote

08-03-2011, 03:16:38

wraithien
Wow it might be expensive but crossfire performance is insane though that's a hell of a lot of money for two graphics card regardless of performance.Quote
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