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That's actually a pretty good question.
I can't throw up picks right now, but TPU usually had nice PCB layout shots for hard mods you could use to compare them.
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I just ordered a SAPPHIRE VAPOR-X R9 280X, it was the limit of my budget (I still need to pay for my 4670k upgrade) redface.gif
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That's actually a pretty good question.
I can't throw up picks right now, but TPU usually had nice PCB layout shots for hard mods you could use to compare them.

I guess only time will tell. I really hate non backplated gpus tongue.gif even worse is when they use coloured PCBs...... blue, red.... yuck
    
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Please tell me if it's voltage locked redface.gif

I have Gigabyte R9 280X oc, and sadly i can tell that it`s voltage locked...mad.gif
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I guess only time will tell. I really hate non backplated gpus tongue.gif even worse is when they use coloured PCBs...... blue, red.... yuck

Well good news there is the DCII has a black PCB smile.gif
Also you could probably get one custom made if Dwood still does them here.
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I'm about to pull the trigger on a ASUS DCII 280X. I game in 1920x1080 and I think it makes the most sense relative to my GTX 570 vs. what is available out there right now around the $300 mark.

Any final words?
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Game on? thumb.gif
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Game on? thumb.gif

cheers.gif

Should be here tomorrow. As I have not used a AMD card in a very, very long time, could someone kindly point me to the optimal drivers to use for the 280X - should I just DL the latest from AMD website or?

Thanks
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cheers.gif

Should be here tomorrow. As I have not used a AMD card in a very, very long time, could someone kindly point me to the optimal drivers to use for the 280X - should I just DL the latest from AMD website or?

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Where did you get it from? the Vapor X is in stock now on newegg
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Where did you get it from? the Vapor X is in stock now on newegg

Newegg
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