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Hard decision guys. Crossfire or single 290X
 
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I consider the 290x a smeiflop, so i would suggest crossfire of 280xs , any other day i would have suggested a single card.
    
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crossfire 280 x is superior in most game , but you have to deal with CF. but i m like a lot of people a 95c card with a reference cooler for 600 bucks dont interest me at all , i don't like the way everything is based on a temperature and it wont clock the same from card to card , some will run slower then other,.... which seems like a nightmare for CF, the top card will be soo hot that it will limit the CF potential because of the crappy cooler and stange way to manage the boost/power.
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Originally Posted by Ashuiegi View Post

crossfire 280 x is superior in most game , but you have to deal with CF. but i m like a lot of people a 95c card with a reference cooler for 600 bucks dont interest me at all , i don't like the way everything is based on a temperature and it wont clock the same from card to card , some will run slower then other,.... which seems like a nightmare for CF, the top card will be soo hot that it will limit the CF potential because of the crappy cooler and stange way to manage the boost/power.

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I consider the 290x a smeiflop, so i would suggest crossfire of 280xs , any other day i would have suggested a single card.


You two are hilarious. You don't like it fine, no need to talk smack on the new card. It's pretty ironic though cuz I have the fastest tahiti rig on ocn and I am moving on up. And I'm not dissing tahiti as I move on. rolleyes.gif
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imagine a 290X in your custom loop.
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imagine a 290X in your custom loop.

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we don't talk smack , we just say what we think , and i m sorry but a 280x crossfire give you better fps in game then a 290x , and that was his question , and most review say the cooler is bad and the temp is a little high for their taste , it s not like i was the only one thinking that,..... sure if it s just for epeen and saying i have the best gpu available then feel free to go for the 290x but don't come and say it s performing better then a 280x CF.
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You can always keep a 470 as PhysX, i am sure there is some hack to get it working with AMD GPU as the dedicated rendering card thumb.gif

Congrats on the purchase mate!
There is, but not sure if it is working. If I will go that way then I will rather buy some 6xx low entry to medium entry card with one 6pin cable. 470 uses 2x 6pin...
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Originally Posted by Ashuiegi View Post

we don't talk smack , we just say what we think , and i m sorry but a 280x crossfire give you better fps in game then a 290x , and that was his question , and most review say the cooler is bad ans the temp is a little high for their taste , it s not like i was the only one thinking that,..... sure if it s just for epeen and saying i have the best gpu available then feel free to go for the 290x but don't come and say it s performing better then a 280x CF.

Oced and under water yeah it will perform better than cf 280x. Also space heat and scaling are not perfect. Its not like nvidia situation that you need to give your heart to buy their best single gpu. Here i can get a 290x for 499 or 280x cf for 600. What you choose
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