Double the pleasure ... double the price ... meet the GTX 690!
Subject: Graphics Cards | April 30, 2012 - 06:48 PM | Jeremy Hellstrom
Fans of extreme graphics rejoice as the GTX690 is a reality and it is going to be released May 3rd, though availability may be an issue as it is with the single GPU GTX680. To get the bad news over with first, the card will cost you somewhere between $900-$1000 to purchase. You should check out [H]ard|OCP's coverage as they describe a lot of the details of the construction of the card and its sound levels ... no performance hints allowed yet!
Once you've read about it, check out Ryan's picture gallery where not only do you get to see the mysterious flatbar in action, you get to see the card pictured from every angle.
"Tonight we give you a quick sneak peek of what is coming very soon from our friends at NVIDIA. There has been a lot of speculation about a dual GPU card and exactly what technology it will be comprised of. We have had some hands on time with the new GeForce GTX 690 and we have to say it is perfect, inside and out."
Here are some more Graphics Card articles from around the web:
- Nvidia uncorks world's fastest video card, the GeForce GTX 690 @ The Tech Report
- Nvidia's Flagship Dual-GPU Powered GTX 690 Preview @ Bjorn3D
- NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 Preview @ Hardware Canucks
- Palit GeForce GTX 680 JetStream 2 GB @ techPowerUp
- Running The NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680 On An Open-Source Driver @ Phoronix
- AMD Catalyst 12.4 Windows 7 Driver Analysis @ Tweaktown
- AMD Catalyst 12.5 Beta Leaked @ NGOHQ
- The Open-Source Linux Graphics Card Showdown @ Phoronix
- VisionTek Radeon HD 7950 3GB Video Card Overclocked @ Tweaktown
- Sapphire HD 7870 OC Edition @ [H]ard|OCP
- HIS HD7950 IceQ Turbo 3GB Video Card @ Benchmark Reviews
- Sapphire's Radeon HD 7870 Overclock Edition @ AnandTech