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Wow I'm glad I bought my stock Sapphire 290x on day 1 for like $580 that came with battlefield 4. It's insane how the prices are jumping up. I might sell this stock one and grab a 3rd party cooler version later on.
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Yeah I bought my 290 from an overclocker for $375. He had a couple of them and this one didn't unlock. This was before LiteCoin made a huge surge in people buying up all the 7900/280/290 cards they could find. Thus inflating the prices.

This is a great card for $375, for $500+ I rather have an nvidia card.
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Yeah I bought my 290 from an overclocker for $375. He had a couple of them and this one didn't unlock. This was before LiteCoin made a huge surge in people buying up all the 7900/280/290 cards they could find. Thus inflating the prices.

This is a great card for $375, for $500+ I rather have an nvidia card.
Litecoin difficult has skyrocketed and the price of the coins has also come down so prices should settle back to normal soon enough.

For example, Amazon has the PowerColor BF4 Edition R9 290X available for backorder for $580 and MSI R9 290X for $570 with limited inventory.
Edited by Slomo4shO - 12/21/13 at 2:05pm
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i'm loving this 290!! watercool temps don't past 45c ....currently running @ 1175 core and 1300 mem...50+ thumb.gif
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@Arizonian Please update me to 5* ASUS 290x 1 * Gigabyte 290x and 2 * HIS 290.
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lol so how much have you paid for those cards so far?
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@Arizonian Please update me to 5* ASUS 290x 1 * Gigabyte 290x and 2 * HIS 290.

Holy cow - congrats - updated thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
     
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Update me to 4 Sapphire 290, watercooled with koolance blocks. thumb.gif

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Just got all my water cooling parts the other day only to discover that I need 0.7mm pads for the GPU instead of the 0.5mm ones that I picked up. It is unfortunate that Koolance didn't have this information posted on their site about the pad dimensions mad.gif

Are you powering all those on that one 1200w psu?
    
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Holy cow - congrats - updated thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif
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lol so how much have you paid for those cards so far?

2 * ASUS 290x $589.99 (launch/BF4) after 1 key sold $569.99
2 * ASUS 290x $599.99
1 * ASUS 290x $549.99
1 * GIGABYTE 290x $599.99
2 * HIS 290 $459.99 (BF4)

Total: $4409.92

But these GPU's will yield about 8Mhash if not MOAR!!!!
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Are you powering all those on that one 1200w psu?

If he is, it wont be for too much longer lol.
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Holy cow - congrats - updated thumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gifthumb.gif

Thanks I've become addicted to mining and making money lol.
Edited by RAFFY - 12/21/13 at 2:11pm
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http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/7689670

huhuhu my card is very weak at overclocking

ab settings are 100 mv voltages

and core clock is only 1140!

and memory stock at 1250

r9 290 xfx

very sad indeed mad.gif
Try 1100/1500
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