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if that gif is trolling then why the hell havent the thousands of posts that are blatant insults and trolling not being deleted in 99% of the amd or nvidia threads doh.gif sometimes my faith in humanity is running on fumes.
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Damn, you gone all in on this hand ya. Let it ride baby!

Yeah, they are the only decently priced cards out there. The performance difference shouldn't be huge between 290x and 290, but the cheapest 290x with a block is almost $800! I'm also secretly hoping that some of these cards unlock...

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nice. I've been thinking about placing a order with them as well. Still pricing things out and deciding if I want to make a gamble on the mining scene.

I didn't get the for mining. I'm only interested in gaming. With electricity here .20c/kWh, it just isnt profitable.
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4 290s for gaming, thats gonna be a powerful system redface.gif /jealous tongue.gif
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4 290s for gaming, thats gonna be a powerful system redface.gif /jealous tongue.gif

mine already showed up hehehe
just waiting for the WB's

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very sexy biggrin.gif

why did you grab the gaming edition cards just to pull that beast cooler off ? just curious.
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very sexy biggrin.gif

why did you grab the gaming edition cards just to pull that beast cooler off ? just curious.

good question.
AMD sent me the R290x's for a project/story I am doing. with the demand for the 290x I suspect it was what MSI had available. I am going to test them with the stock coolers and then with WB's as well.

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And to remove warranty stickers on the screw too. Definitely not the cards I would choose to water cool, though I guess it's the cheapest 290 with guaranteed Hynix.
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good question.
AMD sent me the R290x's for a project/story I am doing. with the demand for the 290x I suspect it was what MSI had available. I am going to test them with the stock coolers and then with WB's as well.


either way very nice and now youll have some awesome wall decorations once you remove the coolers tongue.gif
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Hey guys,

Do you know if the SeaSonic 750X (Gold) PSU will be able to power crossfired (reference) r9 290x's at stock settings?

I know it is cutting it close, but also the Seasonic x750 is highly rated and has been tested to output 850w easily.

Am I running any risk by adding the second card? Hurry and stop me before I do it!! smile.gif
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Hey guys,

Do you know if the SeaSonic 750X (Gold) PSU will be able to power crossfired (reference) r9 290x's at stock settings?

I know it is cutting it close, but also the Seasonic x750 is highly rated and has been tested to output 850w easily.

Am I running any risk by adding the second card? Hurry and stop me before I do it!! smile.gif
850w is what it can manage for short periods of time, certainly not what it's recommended to do. It also depends on if you have a power hungry CPU, and if you're OCing it.

Two R9 290s output 250-300W depending on how heavily they're being used, even more wattage than 300W with OCing. Again, unless you have a power hungry CPU, the rest of your system including the CPU should be around 200W. So anywhere from 700-800W is what two should be drawing, assuming you aren't pushing them with OCing. If it was 675-775W, I would say you're fine, but that's a pretty close call and it isn't worth the risk.

I don't have a power hungry CPU, and I have a 750W PSU, so I'm considering not upgrading my PSU should the event arise that I need to upgrade (I hope it is a very long time from now), but even then I kind of want a 1000W just so I wouldn't ever have to worry. 750W was a terrible move in hindsight, I should have waited for a better deal on a 850W.
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