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#1 Bosco

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 08:15 PM

Tonight Chris takes a look at the Limited Edition 5970 Black Edition:

http://www.overclock...970_be_limited/

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 08:24 PM

Very impressive hardware...not so impressive price :(

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 08:33 PM

Very nice, but very expensive.

Also, the case isn't exactly a P90. It's just a generic bullpup style SMG/Assault Rifle

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 08:51 PM

Actually the price is not that bad if you break it down.

If you wanting to run 6 monitors and are looking for the same performance Eyefinity card will cost you $550 and a second 5870 would run you $520 so its not to far off the mark.

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 08:57 PM

Very nice, but very expensive.

Also, the case isn't exactly a P90. It's just a generic bullpup style SMG/Assault Rifle


guns are one thing I know nothing about :dunno: so I looked it up and that is what most people were referring to it as. To me it is just a toy guy

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:01 PM

Actually the price is not that bad if you break it down.

If you wanting to run 6 monitors and are looking for the same performance Eyefinity card will cost you $550 and a second 5870 would run you $520 so its not to far off the mark.


Agreed. I didn't want to knock it on the price point because we all know the premium these cards come with and this makes it no different in that regards than the $1200 ASUS ARES.

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:04 PM

guns are one thing I know nothing about :dunno: so I looked it up and that is what most people were referring to it as. To me it is just a toy guy


Don't tell us you are running around pretending to shoot things with it :thumbsup:

Come on now be honest :lol:

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:10 PM

Don't tell us you are running around pretending to shoot things with it :thumbsup:

Come on now be honest :lol:


Maybe a little :evilgrin:

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:19 PM

:lol:

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 09:32 PM

Heh, I'd like to see an external DVD drive put into that case. Would look baller. :)

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Posted 07 September 2010 - 10:21 PM

some of the labels on the power consumption graphs dont match up. i'd be very concerned if an overclocked gtx460 was using 630 watts fully loaded :lol:
did you get chance to test the 5970 BE on a single monitor set up to see how it compares or did i miss something :unsure:

Edited by bilcliff, 09 September 2010 - 02:26 AM.

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Posted 08 September 2010 - 12:01 AM

Card looks weird ,they should have added two slower fans.
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