Leaked Photos of the Radeon HD 5970 Dual-GPU Card Emerge

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gendoikari1

If AMD keeps their production cycle the same as with the 5870s and 5850s, expect only one 5970 to be made in the entire world. We'll have to share.

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nadako

I wouldnt mind switching over to amd all my past graphic cards were all EVGA because of the performance and the looks of the card now amd his hit a home run in my dictionary for the looks i love black and red its freakin awesome!

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mattman059

How insane would it be to crossfire this thing? :D!

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rattletop

my god!!! 13.5inches..? its as though the 5870 had an erection n evovled in2 5970.. :)

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QUINTIX256

I found ATI's (#### x2) nameing scheme to be much more, ahem, honest, than nvidia (#9#). Why the change?

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Zachary K.

how long untill we have to fit a 2nd ATX mobo in our case?

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themohawkadmin

When we invent 16-way SLI and Crossfire :)

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ArrecBarrwin

TWO 5870 GPUs? Oh god....

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dag1992

Wow even I have doubts that it'll fit in my Silverstone TJ09 and it's a full tower.  Still an epic card, but couldn't they make it a bit smaller?  It's the size of a lot of high end workstation cards out there.

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Devo85x

 I know it isn't that wierd, but I still don't know why they changed the naming to 5970... I think that 5870x2 would have been better...

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UndeniablyPC

I can only think that the name change stems from a change in marketing.  I know that all of us here know that a 5970 is simply two 5870's packed into one board which makes the 5870x2 name make more sense, but to normal average consumers the x2 just might confuse them.  So having a name like 5970 will make it easier for the them to say "Oh, well it has a bigger number so it must be better."  Also, it will help resellers because they will not have to explain the x2 and why it makes it better than a non-x2 board. Though I will say that these are only my thoughts on the matter, so I could be completely wrong since I don't know anyone at ATI's marketing department.

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nsk chaos

yes..that would make much more sense since it isnt a newer card....just two stuck together...

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jrocknyc

double post echo bonkers!

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jrocknyc

" Radeon HD 5950 (Dual 5850’s), and the Radeon HD 5970 (Dual 5870’s)"

...because they like to confuse potential buyers? jeez.

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B10H4Z4RD

anyone know how to mod a CMStorm Scout to fit one of thesE? 

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Cache

The only way I can think of offhand is an abomination of a case involving a Storm and an accordian borrowed from Weird Al Yankovich.  That's the clean version.  The unclean version involves 4 pneumatic penis implants from your local doctor...

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B10H4Z4RD

good enough for me. what am i gunna do with 4 penis pumps? 

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