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My XFX "Core" aka reference 290 refuses to accept a 290x BIOS and will just soft brick no matter what BIOS I use.

Still, gets great fps in games, but oh so loud.. What coolers are people using for these and what are their temps like?

Also to ask, what is the best waterblock? Considering they all cost around $150 apart from the XSPC one for me.
 
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Finally, non-ref 290s showed up in stores!! biggrin.gif
How's Gigabyte? Is it voltage locked? It's 400€ with BF4 (40€ more than ref model).
There's also sapphire trix, but it won't fit into my case I guess.
And I don't plan any high overclocking yet, because of my cpu rolleyes.gif
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I have no idea how a trixx would not fit, its low profile and low length
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Originally Posted by Matt-Matt View Post

My XFX "Core" aka reference 290 refuses to accept a 290x BIOS and will just soft brick no matter what BIOS I use.


I have the same problem. You can use all 290 bios and, if you want to unlock voltage in gpu tweak, you can use pt1t bios ( you can find it in unlock thread) , that is pt1 bios for r9 290.
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Asus DCII officially released. Should be available soon. 290X and 290 versions.
http://rog.asus.com/297212014/graphics-cards-2/pr-asus-announces-r9-290x-and-r9-290-directcu-ii-graphics-cards/
    
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I have no idea how a trixx would not fit, its low profile and low length
Isn't trix like 30,5cm long?
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Finally, non-ref 290s showed up in stores!! biggrin.gif
How's Gigabyte? Is it voltage locked? It's 400€ with BF4 (40€ more than ref model).
There's also sapphire trix, but it won't fit into my case I guess.
And I don't plan any high overclocking yet, because of my cpu rolleyes.gif

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I have no idea how a trixx would not fit, its low profile and low length

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Originally Posted by Amhro View Post

Isn't trix like 30,5cm long?
Sapphire Trixx is overclocking software, not a type of hardware you put in your case. It will fit on the smallest of drives. thumb.gif

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http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1575&products_id=26373

Wrong, its the new line of r9 290
No, that's the Tri-X, not trix or trixx. rolleyes.gif
    
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http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=193_1575&products_id=26373

Wrong, its the new line of r9 290
Tri-X is the new card by sapphire, triXX is the OC software.
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