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Hey, i see that it has come versus reviews between titan and R9 290x, but at my online store there's only R9 280X

So in performance scale, what can a R9 280X most smiliar to in performance from nvidia's side?
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Hey, i see that it has come versus reviews between titan and R9 290x, but at my online store there's only R9 280X

So in performance scale, what can a R9 280X most smiliar to in performance from nvidia's side?
The 280X's performance is par with the 770, with a 100-150 dollar lower price point.
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Ok, cause i was thinking of maby getting either 2x 280x or 2x 7990's instead of 2x 780's, but im not sure :/
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Ok, cause i was thinking of maby getting either 2x 280x or 2x 7990's instead of 2x 780's, but im not sure :/
7990's were as low as 490€ here. (The Powercolor non-reference one) But I suggest you to get one only, as 2 will result in overheating.
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Ok, then i dont see the reason of getting 1x 7990's since my current 2x 680''s beats it in performance.
Edited by sonarctica - 10/18/13 at 9:02am
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post #6 of 8
2x 680gtx will outperform a single hd 7990 out of the box, but why dont go with 2x hd.7970/280x orb1 r9 290x
Wanted: Wanted: R9 290/X/R9 390/X
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post #7 of 8
Single card solution = amd as cheaper price/performance
Dual/tri cards = nvidia all the way, due to drivers and support
post #8 of 8
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Aight, 2 way 780 it is then tongue.gif

But how come that a person who plays guild wars on 5 screen portrait with 2 amd cards in crossfire has no performance issues and me with 2x 680's cannot get some decent fps on 3 screens in portrait?
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