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Where at?

I purchased it from WTCR.ca a couple weeks back.

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better then the 630AUD I paid for mine.
   
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I purchased it from WTCR.ca a couple weeks back.
Is that a website or a store?
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Is that a website or a store?

Sounds like a radio station.  Coming to you live from the WTCR broadcast booth..

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Is that a website or a store?

It's a store. Computer parts for bitcoins, but it's been down the past few hours. Hopefully it'll be back by tomorrow morning.

 

At the time of order, I paid $480 in bitcoins, which is equal to around $488 now.

 

lol @anubis1127 WTCR stands for Winnipeg Technology and Computer Renewal.

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Anyone getting artifacts on the desktop with the latest beta drivers?

I was stable at 1100/1400 forever on the previous drivers, now I can't even run the stock clocks without artifacts.
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I can vouch for WTCR. The tricky part was that I had originally ordered 3x 290's and the page didn't say they were out of stock. It wasn't till I emailed them about it and they let me know it was actually on back order and they weren't sure when they'd get it. They were nice about it via email and we settled for 290X + 2x 280X + a refund. They shipped it pretty quickly and I got it quickly considering they're in Canada and I'm in Tennessee.
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i got 2 more 290's on the way from the egg man can i say expensive, gosh i wish they were 290x for the price i paid lol
bitcoin go to hell already tongue.gif


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Sign me up biggrin.gif Stock cooling for now.
http://www.techpowerup.com/gpuz/69s79/

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I didn't see manufacturer so by default it's Sapphire. If it's any different let me know via PM I'll be happy to update. smile.gif
     
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Just to quote you on that, VRM1 is fitted with a large heatsink that I purchased in the Alpenfohn heatsink pack, I can give you a screenshot if you would like?

Yes please.
Take also a pic of the modded card.
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What is the max safe temperature on Vrm's ? Gpu-z reported 100ºc (!) on VRM1 !! The core never passes 70ºc but the vrm temperature is scary.
This was while doing a stress test with Furmark ; only 5 minutes.
My card is asus 290x Dc2 version

Stop using furmark. It ruins vga and it doesn't test vga stability. Use Valley, Heaven, 3mark or long game session.
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