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Someone is offering me a Sapphire 290x.

Whats the highest clock possible for a Sapphire 290x? And would that beat a maximum overclocked 780 classy under a full waterblock (with vrm's watercooled) ?

I was going with a 780 classy but i hear some good things about 290x on water. Does water really allow it to OC high? The owner selling me it says its hit 1100 on air, but im not sure if it will hit 1200 or more on water? or could i overvolt it?

Please, someone help me decide! I just want highest framerates possible as i have 120hz monitor.
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I'll run Valley with one GPU enabled. Maybe tonight.
Do you means the graphs? I record the data using GPU-Z. It will save them in .txt file. The content is comma delimited format, so I just rename from .txt to .csv. Open with Excel, removed the blank rows & plot the graphs from the data.
Thanks! I though there was an easier way to do the graphs, I use the same method tongue.gif
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Is the power color reference design to fit a waterblock on it

http://products.ncix.com/detail/powercolor-radeon-r9-290x-oc-1030mhz-4gb-5-0ghz-gddr5-2xdvi-hdmi-displayport-bf4-pci-e-video-card-9d-92940-1382.htm#Specifications

Powercolor Radeon R9 290X OC 1030MHZ 4GB 5.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort

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Is the power color reference design to fit a waterblock on it

http://products.ncix.com/detail/powercolor-radeon-r9-290x-oc-1030mhz-4gb-5-0ghz-gddr5-2xdvi-hdmi-displayport-bf4-pci-e-video-card-9d-92940-1382.htm#Specifications

Powercolor Radeon R9 290X OC 1030MHZ 4GB 5.0GHZ GDDR5 2xDVI HDMI DisplayPort


Yes it's a Reference design so all waterblocks made for it will fit.

Only waterblock coming out that i know of for the Non-Ref designs is the Asus DCU II
 
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Yes it's a Reference design so all waterblocks made for it will fit.

Only waterblock coming out that i know of for the Non-Ref designs is the Asus DCU II

+1 rep for the quick and informative reply smile.gif thank you!thumb.gif
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What's the score with just one gpu enabled?  At the same clock of course
With one GPU enabled.

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Guys, i need help and advice from any 290x owner here that overvolts and overclocks.

I am leaning towards a 290x after seeing these results. Is this a normal result for a 290x @ 1.35v? Also how easy can you overvolt? Is it just as easy as 780 classy overvolting? Is 1200mhz easily achievable by 290x? or would i need to overvolt or do fancy things?

Please help me someone! I have to make a decision very very soon X_X


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Guys, i need help and advice from any 290x owner here that overvolts and overclocks.

I am leaning towards a 290x after seeing these results. Is this a normal result for a 290x @ 1.35v? Also how easy can you overvolt? Is it just as easy as 780 classy overvolting? Is 1200mhz easily achievable by 290x? or would i need to overvolt or do fancy things?

Please help me someone! I have to make a decision very very soon X_X




You slide a slider to overvolt just like any other card. 1200 MHz is easy to achieve on water. You would need to overvolt most likely, nothing fancy thumb.gif
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You slide a slider to overvolt just like any other card. 1200 MHz is easy to achieve on water. You would need to overvolt most likely, nothing fancy thumb.gif

No BIOS Flashing on the 290x cards? Just slide the slider all the way to max? its that easy?
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No BIOS Flashing on the 290x cards? Just slide the slider all the way to max? its that easy?

Yup smile.gif
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