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ya THINK?!

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With my meds for a current illness, it may prevent this tongue.gif. Wait, what.......????????


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280X @ 300? nobody buys Gtx 770 anymore lol
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280X @ 300? nobody buys Gtx 770 anymore lol

Due to most 7970s are selling for ~$300 these days, it makes sense. It would also be a less headache and backlash towards amd for being greedy (ahem....cough...GTX...cough...Titan...ahem).


Think of it as a 7970GE with a new cooler and name which it now resides in the mid range lineup/arena.

edit: because of the 280X price point, do expect Nvidia to drop price of the 770 soon.
Edited by wermad - 10/7/13 at 11:51pm
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R to the 9th go AMD!
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If you guys have to choose between a a9 280x or an geforce gtx 680 classified 4gb for 300, which one would you choose?
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Even worse than the 770
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so far any overclocking - i haven't fully read all reviews, sorry if i missed something:
http://www.anandtech.com/show/7400/the-radeon-r9-280x-review-feat-asus-xfx/21

(looks like the article is a work in progress)
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/R7_260X/29.html

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/R9_270X/29.html

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/R9_280X_Gaming/29.html

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http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/radeon_r7_260x_r9_270x_280x_review_benchmarks,28.html
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We found a small tweak that will bring your boost frequency towards almost 1150 MHz stable, it will fluctuate depending on power draw / limits. Feel free to try our settings yourself. We applied:

Power Target 120%
Priority set to temperature
GPU clock 1150 MHz
Memory clock +1600 MHz
Voltage 1250 mV
Fan control RPM @ default
With the physical board power limit you are going see all cards roughly ending at this overclock and boost frequency. We now have a hint extra performance at our hands on top of the factory overclock, have a peek at the results when overclocked.



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If you guys have to choose between a a9 280x or an geforce gtx 680 classified 4gb for 300, which one would you choose?

One monitor (1080/1200/1440/1600): 280X (better yet, find a cheaper 7970) due to its slight advantage. But you won't loose out by going with a 680.

Triple monitors: 680 or 770 (but honestly, you'll need at least two cards to have a good level of playable fps).
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One monitor (1080/1200/1440/1600): 280X (better yet, find a cheaper 7970) due to its slight advantage. But you won't loose out by going with a 680.

Triple monitors: 680 or 770 (but honestly, you'll need at least two cards to have a good level of playable fps).

Both seems good imo but I was wondering that the resell value might really go down when 280x has a better value down the road. Kind of need a graphics card asap and I thought they would come out today =\
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One monitor (1080/1200/1440/1600): 280X (better yet, find a cheaper 7970) due to its slight advantage. But you won't loose out by going with a 680.

Triple monitors: 680 or 770 (but honestly, you'll need at least two cards to have a good level of playable fps).

don't give info if you don't know what you are talking about
higher the res the better amd cards perform aka look at 7970 crossfire vs 780 sli in 4k benchmarks
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