Posted 29 April 2012 - 05:34 PM
coastie65, on 29 April 2012 - 05:00 PM, said:
waldojim, on 29 April 2012 - 03:27 PM, said:
coastie65, on 29 April 2012 - 03:05 PM, said:
waldojim, on 29 April 2012 - 02:45 PM, said:
It is a little harder to justify two of them, when one is not only so stinking powerful, but also $1,000. Shoot I would have a terrible time justifying one to the wife... and would quite likely fail.
Besides the fact that the GTX 690 has two GPU's, so is the equivalent of running two cards.
With the way the 690 is setup, it could actually prove to be more powerful.
From what I've seen so far, it just may well be. I guess considering that it has two GPU's onboard, it may be worth the price. The clocks are lower than the 680, but from what I've seen, doesn't appear to be an issue. If yu have good airflow through the case than Heat shouldn't be a problem either.
Well, rumor has it, that the power limiter is actually set higher on the 690 than the 680's(combined). So while a tad slower base clock, they should potentially be able to run a tad faster OC'd - for whatever the additional 15 watts is worth...
shines a whole new light on that platform though. Running 2x 680's in SLI, and an overclocked CPU, and don't even break 500 watts from the wall... makes me wonder why anyone would even mess with an 850watt PSU!
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