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You can't predict that given the small sample size of cards from various brands. Sapphire by itself probably accounts for 50% or more of the cards sold.

Just go with a brand that has good warranty policy.
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What's the average OC a 290 can achieve under stock volts? Something like 1050MHz? Maybe 1100MHz?
    
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What's the average OC a 290 can achieve under stock volts? Something like 1050MHz? Maybe 1100MHz?

mine does 1100
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Spartan what cpu do you run. I can't say for sure but that does seem a bit weak, not majorly but a tad.

Just noticed it was a 920, are you monitoring the gpu, is it dropping clocks maybe?

Ive tried upping the voltage to max on afterburner and putting the mhz to 1200 and upping the memory to 1300 (anything past that and cloud gate crashes) and the highest i can get to is 16400...

I have the fan all the way and the gpu temp does not go over 70. and the results do not show any dipping in in clocks.

I am am not sure why i score so low.... I run cloud gate at its default settings for my score


Any more advice would be much appreciated.
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Also, when I try to run firestrike in extreme it runs fine but always crashes at the physics test. Is it a cpu issue?
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What's the average OC a 290 can achieve under stock volts? Something like 1050MHz? Maybe 1100MHz?
had 10x 290, with stock volts all cards able to do 1100mhz smile.gif
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Also, when I try to run firestrike in extreme it runs fine but always crashes at the physics test. Is it a cpu issue?

I haven't dabbled with a 920 for awhile but unless you are hitting 4GHz + I'd say it's the physics from it bring your score down. If you look and compare your numbers it will probably be your cpu lagging you behind a bit.

Those i7 920's are starting to show their age. Sounds like you may be unstable as well if it keeps crashing on physics test.
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How's the performance difference between the 290 and 290X when they're under water and overclocked? I don't know if I can justify the price-difference between 290 and 290X.
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My R9 290 from start to end on 3dmark firestrike.


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Anyone double check the memory contact with a EKWB full cover for 290/x? wonder if supplied thermal pads are making good contact and would hate to pull it all apart to confirm.
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