PowerColor HD6990 Crossfire Review


PowerColor HD6990 Crossfire Review


If GPUs came with a sub-title I think the PowerColor's would be "Redefining Boundaries". 200FPS maximum in Unigine Heaven 2.1 is madness and yet the Crossfire HD6990s just put their shoulder to the wheel and strolled towards 400FPS.

It's not all top end either, with 150+ average making mincemeat of an otherwise tough benchmark.


Fancy 8x AA? Does the slider go higher? We've only lost 17FPS going from 0 Anti-Aliasing into 8x. Remember when just adding 2x AA would render anything unplayable?

This, boys and girls, is an entirely new type of power. If a GTX580 SLI setup can be left breathless then there isn't much we can add.

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Most Recent Comments

07-03-2011, 23:51:06


Does want.Quote

08-03-2011, 00:46:23

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

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

Wow for Quad GPUs they scale insanely well.Quote

08-03-2011, 03:16:38

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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