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I don't know if this has already been posted in here, but what do you new 280x owners make of this?

http://wccftech.com/amd-preparing-tahiti-xtl-revision-radeon-r9-280x-graphic-card/
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The new Tahiti XTL chip would bring lower power consumption, possibly new features such as AMD TrueAudio and full DirectX 11.2 support and even higher clocks. There would still be a large quantity of Tahiti XT2 chips in the market but those looking for the XTL based cards would have to search through their purchases since their isn’t going to be any differentiating factor between the two variants. Pricing of the Radeon R9 280X will remain unaffected and supply won’t be an issue since AMD always has those left-overs Tahiti XT2 chips to rebrand as the R9 280X graphic card.

Read more: http://wccftech.com/amd-preparing-tahiti-xtl-revision-radeon-r9-280x-graphic-card/#ixzz2imJRCtmn
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I don't know if this has already been posted in here, but what do you new 280x owners make of this?

http://wccftech.com/amd-preparing-tahiti-xtl-revision-radeon-r9-280x-graphic-card/
First time i see this... always nice to get a update and less power consumption is always great... but... now the question begin.

Is it actually going to offer more performance/OC better ? or the same/weaker ?
Will it have True Audio ?
How in the blazes can we assure a XTL or XT2 purchase since there is no way to tell them apart ?

edit : +rep for you thumb.gif
edit 2 : going to make a separate topic about this
Edited by leyzar - 10/25/13 at 4:27pm
    
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I'm wondering if this isn't a 7970 with a new label stamped into the shroud? I didn't think they were making this older style shroud on the 280x....? The mem is only clocked to 6k too. So that supports my theory at least. (instead of 6400 effective)
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edit 2 : going to make a separate topic about this

There already is one but it's not in the graphics card forum:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1436949/cl-r9-280x-to-get-updated-gpu-tahiti-xtl-in-a-few-weeks/30#post_21060051
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There already is one but it's not in the graphics card forum:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1436949/cl-r9-280x-to-get-updated-gpu-tahiti-xtl-in-a-few-weeks/30#post_21060051
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Damn it i already made it.... %^&K mad.gif

Haha I actually linked that in the first place but I thought better to just link straight to an article than a thread on here so I edited it.

And to answer one of your questions you won't be able to tell unless looking at the bios on it. So you would just have to wait a while, over a month, and then hope the store you bought from had a new supply in.
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Haha I actually linked that in the first place but I thought better to just link straight to an article than a thread on here so I edited it.
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Didn't realise there was a 3 slot version of the DC2 TOP when i bought it... oh well

I ordered mine from Superbiiz and it came like this too, all software recognizes it as 280x and its sitting at 1070Mhz, I was pondering whether to get money back or not...any thoughts?
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I ordered mine from Superbiiz and it came like this too, all software recognizes it as 280x and its sitting at 1070Mhz, I was pondering whether to get money back or not...any thoughts?
I am interested in this aswell.. should it not have better cooling because of the beefier sink ?
    
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