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Amd broke the monopoly of high-end NVIDIA half   from the beginning of the launch of NVIDIA GTX TITAN, top video card NVIDIA dominate the throne has been so for six months, R9 290X can finally broke the emergence of this situation, the two sides of the competition is more conducive to our consumers . In accordance with the current performance, R9 290X compared to the GTX TITAN, the only drawback is the high power consumption, as the advantage lies in price. GTX780 and GTX TITAN may be the price. ● unfinished, to be continued, so stay tuned officially released on October 24

Google translation is horrible to say the least



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http://g.pconline.com.cn/x/363/3631256_all.html

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Edited by Stay Puft - 10/15/13 at 11:29am
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All graphs:

Benches (synthetic) :
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Benches (games) :
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Temps and power consumption:
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Edited by Alatar - 10/15/13 at 10:51am
 
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post #3 of 1148
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Cant wait to see some 1600P benches
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post #4 of 1148
so in games nvidia wins ?!!
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Interesting, seem to trade blows. 290x is pretty power hungry though.

Guess all that's left is to see which overclocks higher...
 
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Isn't that a really low clock on the Titan? I'll be more interested to see moderate overclock comparisons.

Also, does that say 94 degrees with load and around 300W from the card? That seems pretty terrible.
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post #7 of 1148
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Originally Posted by maarten12100 View Post

fail review they took the temperature reported by GPU-Z even though they know it is wrong they also ran it at low resolutions at a card made for high res and supersampling.

You'll see this card being a win at high res wink.gif
post #8 of 1148
Lol they use gpu-z for the temps if i got it correctly. Which is completely buggy. We should wait for proper reviews.
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Seems legit to me. Performance is as expected, on average matches Titan stock for stock. The power consumption and the temperatures don't look that promising, but it's Furmark so maybe it's not all doom and gloom for on air OC.
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post #10 of 1148
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Isn't that a really low clock on the Titan? I'll be more interested to see moderate overclock comparisons.

Also, does that say 94 degrees with load and around 300W from the card? That seems pretty terrible.

Titan boosts from 900-1000+ depending on temp
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