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Toxic r9 280x or fork out the extra $$ for the new but reference 290/290x drool.gif
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Toxic r9 280x or fork out the extra $$ for the new but reference 290/290x drool.gif
wait for a non reference 290. Honestly, I want to jump on one too... but I've learned from the past not to be an early adopter tongue.gif
    
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Hey guys, i've made a thread already but im debating on whether i should get the ASUS R9 280x DCUII Link: (Click to show) or the MSI R9 280x Gaming. Link: (Click to show)
I know these cards are both red, and my build is mainly blue/black themed Photos of rig: (Click to show)

but, the red colourings will be very hard to see when the card is installed. So, i need your opinions, which would be better?
    
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Hey guys, i've made a thread already but im debating on whether i should get the ASUS R9 280x DCUII Link: (Click to show) or the MSI R9 280x Gaming. Link: (Click to show)
I know these cards are both red, and my build is mainly blue/black themed Photos of rig: (Click to show)

but, the red colourings will be very hard to see when the card is installed. So, i need your opinions, which would be better?

Once I get my Asus dc2 I'll post pics here and give a personal review.
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Once I get my Asus dc2 I'll post pics here and give a personal review.

What date are you getting your 280?
    
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This sucks, while waiting for the money to buy the 280x, Newegg has sold out almost all of them! msi, asus, asus matrix, sapphire vapor x! thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif
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They'll have plenty more in stock soon enough, it's not like these are "new" cards with limited production issues or anything.
By the time you've got your scratch together someone will have the card you want smile.gif
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They'll have plenty more in stock soon enough, it's not like these are "new" cards with limited production issues or anything.
By the time you've got your scratch together someone will have the card you want smile.gif

I can even dream of the 290 if the price is right
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Yea don't think it is though (at least not for me), word on the street is 290X = $699, 290 = $599
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post #150 of 9745
280x compared to 2 7970's? almost same price...
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