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Can someone test power draw with 290X CFX and 3930K? I'm wondering if my 860 is enough now.
i have 3930k smile.gif and 290x 's, at mining, with 2x290X at 1025/1500 +28mv +20power pulls around 800w(cpu 4.8 offset, so idle at 1200mhz and 0.85v) smile.gif cards are watercooled didn't checked how much it have pulled at 1300/1700, 5.2ghz 3930k and 1.5v at firestrike, but i think it was much more than 900w smile.gif) i have AX1200i smile.gif thats enough tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by smoke2 View Post

Quite high...
It's a single 290X?
You have waterblock or many hard drives?

Actually ~ 450W when playing BF4.
Yes its a single 290X


Edit:

Does 290X handle V-Sync differently? I was not able to notice much input lag in BF4 with V-Sync ON. With 2 x HD 7970 i could easly notice it. I check fps with MSI AB and its a steady 60 fps strati line. Core fluctuates between 950-1000MHz.
Edited by ZealotKi11er - 1/20/14 at 2:27pm
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GPUs stock are 300W MAX. 260W for the rest of the system. I would say you are hitting 800-900W.

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i have 3930k smile.gif and 290x 's, at mining, with 2x290X at 1025/1500 +28mv +20power pulls around 800w(cpu 4.8 offset, so idle at 1200mhz and 0.85v) smile.gif cards are watercooled didn't checked how much it have pulled at 1300/1700, 5.2ghz 3930k and 1.5v at firestrike, but i think it was much more than 900w smile.gif) i have AX1200i smile.gif thats enough tongue.gif

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Are there any MSI 290 Gaming edition owners in this thread?

If so, next time you start up a game for awhile, mind monitoring the VRM temperatures with GPU-z and reporting back?

 

Right now I could purchase a Sapphire Tri-X 290 but I've heard mixed things about the VRM cooling. I think it would be fine if Sapphire allowed you to take the heatsink off, I'd put some heatsinks on the VRM's, but unfortunately that would void my warranty. :(

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Can someone please logically explain to me the reason why people say ASIC quality doesn't matter on Hawaii?

My card has 80% ASIC, which is on the high side, and it does seem to overclock better than a lot of cards I see other people with. So, I'm wondering the actual logic behind why ASIC doesn't matter on Hawaii. The biggest reason I've heard is that it's because ASIC was coded for Tahiti, so it works properly with Tahiti, but since Hawaii is a new architecture it doesn't apply, even though it will still let you read the ASIC quality.

Don't get me wrong, I'm well aware that ASIC says nothing about a card, and that each card is individual and will clock differently. You have some 7970s that can do 1300mhz with high ASIC and others that can do it with low ASIC, and there's even some with very high ASIC that can run nowhere near 1300mhz without crashing, and so on.

Just curious why people say it doesn't apply for 290/X. Thanks.

I understood ASIC differently. It has nothing to do with how well your card overclocks and what not. It has more to do with leakage. If low ASIC, then it'll need more juice, thus run hotter which is why the chart says better for watercooling.

So the card's overclocking potential still rests on the GPU. But for hypothetical sake, if 2 GPU had the same overclocking potential, the one with lower ASIC % will need more volts than the other one.
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Are there any MSI 290 Gaming edition owners in this thread?


If so, next time you start up a game for awhile, mind monitoring the VRM temperatures with GPU-z and reporting back?

Right now I could purchase a Sapphire Tri-X 290 but I've heard mixed things about the VRM cooling. I think it would be fine if Sapphire allowed you to take the heatsink off, I'd put some heatsinks on the VRM's, but unfortunately that would void my warranty. frown.gif

I'd like to see some GPU and VRM temp readings as well with MSI 290 Gaming cards. The GPU and VRM temps are easily fixed by making a fan profile in AB. In my previous test it was all about Auto fan settings and how well it will perform.

Also, as mentioned in other thread that you no longer have to put VRM1 heatsinks on TRI-X because the heatsink is already in contact VRM1 with padding. http://www.overclock.net/t/1452307/tpu-sapphire-announces-the-radeon-r9-290x-290-tri-x-graphics-cards/480#post_21596378
    
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I'd like to see some GPU and VRM temp readings as well with MSI 290 Gaming cards. The GPU and VRM temps are easily fixed by making a fan profile in AB. In my previous test it was all about Auto fan settings and how well it will perform.

Also, as mentioned in other thread that you no longer have to put VRM1 heatsinks on TRI-X because the heatsink is already in contact VRM1 with padding. http://www.overclock.net/t/1452307/tpu-sapphire-announces-the-radeon-r9-290x-290-tri-x-graphics-cards/480#post_21596378

That's really interesting that it has contact with the cooler with a padding, but it still gets so hot.

 

For my setup, the quieter, the better. Hopefully I'd watercool the card sooner or later (the system is all ready for it) but it's nice to have a decent stock cooler as well.

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I understood ASIC differently. It has nothing to do with how well your card overclocks and what not. It has more to do with leakage. If low ASIC, then it'll need more juice, thus run hotter which is why the chart says better for watercooling.

So the card's overclocking potential still rests on the GPU. But for hypothetical sake, if 2 GPU had the same overclocking potential, the one with lower ASIC % will need more volts than the other one.

Yep, I understand this perfectly.

Lower ASIC has higher electrical leakage, and thus needs more voltage for the same clock compared to a higher ASIC card. Still, the max clocks it can do is dependent on the chip itself.

This still doesn't explain why people have said ASIC doesn't matter for Hawaii chips, though.
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I'm running three stock R9 290 on a Corsair RM 1000W.

Are you aware of all the shortcuts that was taken in build quality

http://www.overclock.net/t/1455892/why-you-should-not-buy-a-corsair-rm-psu
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Intel Core I7 6850K Gigabyte X99 Ultra Gaming EVGA GTX 1080 FTW2 Kingston HyperX DDR4 Savage 3000 MHz 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Samsung 840 Evo WD Green WD60EZRX  WD Red WD80EFZX 8TB  Seagate Ironwolf Pro 10 TB 
Optical DriveCoolingCoolingOS
LG CH12NS30 x5 Noctua NF-A14 FLX Noctua NH-D15S Windows 7 64 Bit 
MonitorMonitorKeyboardPower
Asus PG279Q LG 49UH750V 4K LED TV Corsair Gaming Strafe RGB EVGA SuperNova G2 750 watt 
CaseMouseMouse PadAudio
Phanteks Enthoo Luxe Roccat Kone EMP Roccat Sense Metor Sennheiser HD 598 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Onkyo TX NR646  Harman Kardon HKTS 60 Dali Opticon Vokal x2 Dali Opticon 2 
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x2 Dali Opticon 1 CableMod E series PSU cable set CableMod LED Strips 
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