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i'm buying 2 290x's as soon as NCIX stocks them.
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i'm buying 2 290x's as soon as NCIX stocks them.

you should bring back your Taters gonna Tate avatar thumb.gif
    
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post #23 of 1004
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you should bring back your Taters gonna Tate avatar thumb.gif

ok biggrin.gif
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i won't be mine til tax time, but i'm very excited about these cards biggrin.gif
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You guys are keen.
    
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Good News. R9 290X EK Full Cover waterblocks will be available for order on day 1, Oct. 15th.
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You guys are keen.

I am still keeping the Titans though.
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Subbed. Currently on preorder list, but may end up waiting for prices to drop. $719, ouch. Don't think it'll be worth it, just to have one as soon as they come out. But then again, the madness could take over and I end up with 2! biggrin.gif
    
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Subbed. Currently on preorder list, but may end up waiting for prices to drop. $719, ouch. Don't think it'll be worth it, just to have one as soon as they come out. But then again, the madness could take over and I end up with 2! biggrin.gif

Well if you take into consideration the limited edition comes with BF4 you can take off $60 from the price and then your not paying anymore than a GTX780 really. Puts it back into perspective if your planning to buy BF4 anyway on the side.

I have a feeling that prices will drop after limited edition is over but I'm speculating. Since we've yet to see specs but all indicators say at the very least as good as a 780 and Mantle isn't even in that equation yet which could only make things better.

Personally I'm ready for a new toy as I'm giving my 690 to my 2nd rig to run a 120 Hz panel that also sees 3D vision gaming and the single 680 doesn't cut it. So I'm excited to try a new toy. I'm going to get one now and in April if we see new 20 nm fab cards hit, will drive down pricing further I'm going to crossfire and be good for a couple of years on my single 1440p.

My i7 3770K, ASUS Z77, Trident X 1600, GTX 680 and GTX 690 were all early adopter purchases and it's been all good. Expecting same from the R9 290X. smile.gif
     
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Well if you take into consideration the limited edition comes with BF4 you can take off $60 from the price and then your not paying anymore than a GTX780 really. Puts it back into perspective if your planning to buy BF4 anyway on the side. I have a feeling that prices will drop after limited edition is over but I'm speculating. Since we've yet to see specs but all indicators say at the very least as good as a 780 and Mantle isn't even in that equation yet which could only make things better.

yeah prices are all speculation now. only on oct 15th will we know whats the correct price.
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Personally I'm ready for a new toy as I'm giving my 690 to my 2nd rig to run a 120 Hz panel that also sees 3D vision gaming and the single 680 doesn't cut it. So I'm excited to try a new toy. I'm going to get one now and in April if we see new 20 nm fab cards hit, will drive down pricing further

20nm high end cards are not going to launch any time before July 2014. in fact its now looking more like Q4 2014.
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I'm going to crossfire and be good for a couple of years on my single 1440p.

arizonian i suggest you play wth a single R9 290X and overclock it as high as possible. i am thinking CF might be overkill especially if the monitor is 60 hz.
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