Originally Posted by wilflare
my bad for not explaining... the Asus 280X is $490 (Singapore Dollars) with BattleField 4
the 290 would require another $100 and it's all the ref cooler/design
some of the 290 Ref cards come with BF4 as well.
And the ref cooler does a good job at keeping the card cool but it trades heat for noise, I will say that my old 6970 CF set-up was louder than the 290x i had but it's still a bit on the noisy side for some.
If you want a comparison between a 7970 (280x) and a hawaii card then here you go: