They should just get rid of the core throttling at fixed fan speeds and be done with it. It was never a good idea. Let the card be loud. It's no louder than any other reference cards they made when it's in Uber Mode anyway.
2x SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE1T0BW 2.5" 1TB SATA III TLC SSD: - Because honestly, who doesn't want one of these in r0?
Two Sapphire Radeon R9 290X's: - In all they're glory.
Intel i7 4930K with a ASUS Rampage IV Black...
Surprised to see them dumping more money into PhysX.
I think nV would sooner go bankrupt than share with ATI, given their history. I mean, really, this is nV we're talking about; let's be real.
Demos look pretty amazing; hopefully nV...
Yields are probably too good to fill 290 stock. While they could disable 290X chips with more than a BIOS unlock, why bother? They're sparing expenses while making even more happy customers -- win, win.
Mantle might be supported by architectures other than GCN, but I wouldn't expect all cards to benefit from it the same way that GCN does. Low level API's can't benefit an architecture that they aren't specifically coded for; it's just...
Looks like a good match. I'm curious, are you using phase change to achieve those clocks or just water, Alatar?
I haven't seen many Titan's getting near 1400 on just water.
If both systems were running Intel, I think the scales would...