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post #611 of 1990
So.... how about that 290X? Pretty cool huh? rolleyes.gif

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Edited by Mr357 - 9/28/13 at 10:30am
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post #612 of 1990
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So.... how about that 290X? Pretty cool huh? rolleyes.gif

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Is that you in the picture?
Anyhow yes it is very cool can't wait for non reference models with more DP ports and more ram.
post #613 of 1990
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So.... how about that 290X? Pretty cool huh? rolleyes.gif

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we don know anything about the card...at least no more than they show in that horrible presentation
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Lol, Porkins!
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So.... how about that 290X? Pretty cool huh? rolleyes.gif

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On topic - i.e. speculate about a card with no specs on a new architecture that has massive performance boost from a new api we've never seen before, and compare it with it's closest competitor - a card which Nvidia have yet to reveal or release any specs about rolleyes.gif

Oh, and I do hope the new shroud is aluminium. I really like the colour
post #616 of 1990
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Being in the news section is one thing, as its all about hype rolleyes.gif and getting people to buy you products based on blind faith is another.

I saw your exact post on overclockers.uk too, but sorry, don't know where your shop is and who your friend is. Unless AMD opens its kimono on detailed specs and people have real reviews, this pre-order gimmick ain't going anywhere.

I am not a member on overclockers.uk rolleyes.gif
Also my pc shop is based in SA as in South Africa. People saw how well BF4 run at that massive res on 1 card and how smooth it was.
That's pretty impressive. At the end of the day I'll probably only get my hands on about 10-12 of these cards an anyway seeing as there is such a limited number of the BF4 edition.

I am really excited to see final specs and pricing on them just like everyone else, we can't force them into giving us what we want, we'll just have to wait and see.
    
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i could swear I saw this exact post on another forum..lol may be hard forum, i can't recall. thought it was over clocker uk..anyway

8,000 is limited edition, if he rumor is true? if so, not sure what unlimited run looks like, 80,000
anyways, AMD will be lucky to sell even 800, if they ask for people to lock in via a deposit or any other kind of commitment for pre-order

I have seen a lot of things look awesome in a sales pitch, but we will only know how awesome something is once we have some independent reviews or real world results.
I give AMD credit for a good job hyping everyone, but I am always skeptical when I see this much hype and nothing to back it up.
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i could swear I saw this exact post on another forum..lol may be hard forum, i can't recall. thought it was over clocker uk..anyway

8,000 is limited edition, if he rumor is true? if so, not sure what unlimited run looks like, 80,000
anyways, AMD will be lucky to sell even 800, if they ask for people to lock in via a deposit or any other kind of commitment for pre-order

I have seen a lot of things look awesome in a sales pitch, but we will only know how awesome something is once we have some independent reviews or real world results.
I give AMD credit for a good job hyping everyone, but I am always skeptical when I see this much hype and nothing to back it up.

Well I do know a little which I am unfortunately not allowed to share, but I haven't heard of this deposit crap from any of my suppliers.
I also doubt AMD would pull something like that, they are just getting back on their feet, def not the smartest thing to do.

On a related note I have had guys willing to pay up to R7500 which is roughly $750. That is taking into account how weak the Rand is compared to the dollar.
Oh and I am not on that forum either biggrin.gif

Oh and locally a Titan retails for around $1300 xD lol
    
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i could swear I saw this exact post on another forum..lol may be hard forum, i can't recall. thought it was over clocker uk..anyway

8,000 is limited edition, if he rumor is true? if so, not sure what unlimited run looks like, 80,000
anyways, AMD will be lucky to sell even 800, if they ask for people to lock in via a deposit or any other kind of commitment for pre-order

I have seen a lot of things look awesome in a sales pitch, but we will only know how awesome something is once we have some independent reviews or real world results.
I give AMD credit for a good job hyping everyone, but I am always skeptical when I see this much hype and nothing to back it up.

You aren't the only one. I recall somebody posting the same thing about owning a store except I'm sure he said somewhere in California. San Diego perhaps.
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You aren't the only one. I recall somebody posting the same thing about owning a store except I'm sure he said somewhere in California. San Diego perhaps.

Yeah, the more I am reading about this 290x, the more its looking like a bunch of bs. Oh well, it was amusing to read, I guess. But a waste of time.
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