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Originally Posted by Sgt Bilko View Post

So has anyone heard any dates regarding the Custom 290 cards?

I've heard some dates floating around but not placing too much stock in them atm,

Asus DCU II = 15-17th Jan,
Sapphire Tri-X = 2nd Jan,
Gigabyte W3 = out now,
MSI Twin Frozr = out now (haven't seen it yet), also seen 24th Jan
HIS IceQ2 = Unknown (but ugly as hell)
and the Powercolor LCS 290x (290x shipping with a pre-installed EK block)

Seriously hoping for them to come out next week though......i'll probably grab two Ref cards if they make me wait too long tongue.gif

I am going to wait till CES is over before I make my decision about any cards. What I am waiting for from the AMD side is the MSI 290x Lightning biggrin.gif
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I am going to wait till CES is over before I make my decision about any cards. What I am waiting for from the AMD side is the MSI 290x Lightning biggrin.gif

Thats was my thinking as well, except i need a new card before the 10th (wife wants her 7970 back tongue.gif)

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I think the ref cards will be a better option since they are not factory overclocked and the stock clocks work perfect before being overclocked

Well yes and no, i don't have an issue with heat as my case is well ventilated but it's more the noise from them (i fold at night with the PC about 2m away from my head) so a custom card would be best for noise but if i don't see any custom cards in stock at PCCG before the 10th then i'm just grabbing a couple of Ref cards (if they still have them in stock that is)
 
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I should record my pc for you one day, I cant hear the r9 290 over my case fans, or the air con. Its only with Bf4 that you can hear the card but its not noticable

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MweHiM-u3nU&feature=youtu.be

Some gameplay from earlier lol
Edited by darkelixa - 12/28/13 at 6:21am
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I should record my pc for you one day, I cant hear the r9 290 over my case fans, or the air con. Its only with Bf4 that you can hear the card but its not noticable

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MweHiM-u3nU&feature=youtu.be

Some gameplay from earlier lol

I used to own a 290x, i know about the noise, but i also don't have Air Con here and we hit close to 40c ambient in summer......
 
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Why do you fold at night,what's the benefit
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Yeah gets that hot here in qld also,have my at about 27
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I used to own a 290x, i know about the noise, but i also don't have Air Con here and we hit close to 40c ambient in summer......

Same here...Dubai ambient temps are 40-50c in the summer, I had to turn the a/c up and the gpu fan up and it's just too noisy. Ended up going with Giga 780Ti Windforce and I can have them 100% fan speed and not hear them, and keeps the cards plenty cool even without a/c on smile.gif
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My 770 gtx is still holding down paper as it had micro stutter,swapped to the 290 and the issue is gone
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Thanks for the info. Im gonna have to ask in the qnix thread if nvvidis shares the same issue.

Running 3x290x's and a qnix at 100,110,and 120 hz no problems at all.
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I have an X-Star, I also have 2 290's that unlocked to 290x's and I have 0 issues with my monitor, I can run it at 60, 96, 105, and 120 without issues at all. Not sure why other people are having so many issues. Im on Windows 8.1

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Running 3x290x's and a qnix at 100,110,and 120 hz no problems at all.

Are u guys over clockn ur video cards snd by how much?
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