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Lol yea true. I saw that picture a few days ago posted around here. Wasnt sure how real it was. Well theres just too many options now for me lol.

Im in the same position you're in. I'm building a Quad SLI/Crossfire monster. Right now im waiting on 290X benchmarks. If they suck i'm going 780's or Titans if Nvidia ever dropped the price to like 700
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Im in the same position you're in. I'm building a Quad SLI/Crossfire monster. Right now im waiting on 290X benchmarks. If they suck i'm going 780's or Titans if Nvidia ever dropped the price to like 700

Damn Quad lol. I am happy with just one or maybe two of either of the cards lol. But I feel like I should wait on the benchmarks of 290x. Like you said, if they suck, I will be getting a 780 classified or something.
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Damn Quad lol. I am happy with just one or maybe two of either of the cards lol. But I feel like I should wait on the benchmarks of 290x. Like you said, if they suck, I will be getting a 780 classified or something.

Dang Stay, you spoiled it.

edit: i think you are making the right decision.wink.gif
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Dang Stay, you spoiled it.

edit: i think you are making the right decision.wink.gif

Haha yea, I am just excited for the new cards to come out since it will give me options on what to upgrade my 570 to. I guess all the hype has gotten to me over these past few weeks of all this talk about these cards lol.
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Im in the same position you're in. I'm building a Quad SLI/Crossfire monster. Right now im waiting on 290X benchmarks. If they suck i'm going 780's or Titans if Nvidia ever dropped the price to like 700

I wouldnt Crossfire, even with 13.10B2 - maybe Trifire, since micro stutter is eliminated with 3 cards for some reason
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I wouldnt Crossfire, even with 13.10B2 - maybe Trifire, since micro stutter is eliminated with 3 cards for some reason

I wouldn't say that too soon, the Crossfire Bridge is what caused a lot of problems. By eliminating the XFire Bridge, AMD has (in theory) removed the problem of micro stutter. The cards can exchange information much much faster. My idea? Wait for the official numbers and benchmarks to come out and then base a decision off of those.

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I wouldn't say that too soon, the Crossfire Bridge is what caused a lot of problems. By eliminating the XFire Bridge, AMD has (in theory) removed the problem of micro stutter. The cards can exchange information much much faster. My idea? Wait for the official numbers and benchmarks to come out and then base a decision off of those.

-Zepp

? ...Micro stutter was caused by AMD not implementing any sort of frame pacing (until 13.8) ..if R9 290X has hardware frame pacers (like Geforce since the beginning of time) then it might have AWESOME cf performance, but i havent heard anything about that.
post #38 of 39
Prepare - Newegg has them up but not for order just yet.

R9 290X - ASUS

R9 290X - MSI

R9 290X - XFX

R9 290X - Sapphire


     
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does anyone find this fishy that the day this card is released the bf4 beta ends
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