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Oh no......they used the Thermal junk that came with the cooler, horrible stuff to clean off isn't it? It's just like roofing sealant lol
Dat ass.......yessir.gif


Yep its a bit like silicon most of it stayed on da h'sinks smile.gif
Plus im lucky to get my bits today , missed delivery by 40mins went up to Auspost with card they said no package till Monday ..........Then as I was leaving dejected I saw and bailed up the delivery driver and lucky me I gots it wheee.gifbiggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by heroxoot View Post

My OC is making my 290X worse! I guess its throttling for some reason. Can more voltage help? It doesn't seem to have helped at all.

maybe your vrms are getting way too hot ?!
Edited by invincible20xx - 4/24/14 at 2:52am
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I concur, it is quite ridiculous sometimes.  I'll log on after work to see what happened through the day and I'm 5 pages behind...like eek.gif  that's fast

lol same i slept 7 hours i woke up 5 pages behind lol
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Yep its a bit like silicon most of it stayed on da h'sinks smile.gif
Plus im lucky to get my bits today , missed delivery by 40mins went up to Auspost with card they said no package till Monday ..........Then as I was leaving dejected I saw and bailed up the delivery driver and lucky me I gots it wheee.gifbiggrin.gif
Unlocked XFX 290

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Time to bench camera.gif



don't forget to added thermal pads to that area or you might short something and burn the card !
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Just wondering what would happen if i put a factory OC'ed card and a Ref card at stock into crossfire?
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Just wondering what would happen if i put a factory OC'ed card and a Ref card at stock into crossfire?

i think both will work @ the lower clocked card frequency
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i think both will work @ the lower clocked card frequency

Ah Gotcha
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Purchased a reference XFX 290 off ebay that ended up being a miner special black screen edition. Big surprise huh? Well thankfully the guys over at XFX setup an RMA with zero hassle in which I received a new sealed Double D 290 in return.

specool.gif

VRM1 gets a little toasty and it has Elpida mem but I honestly can't even begin to complain given the circumstances.

I know this has been said before but prospective buyers beware of the flood of miner stock being offloaded currently. I was extremely lucky that XFX customer service was amazing and took care of me.

1100/1400 stock volts
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Purchased a reference XFX 290 off ebay that ended up being a miner special black screen edition. Big surprise huh? Well thankfully the guys over at XFX setup an RMA with zero hassle in which I received a new sealed Double D 290 in return.

I agree, it's annoying though as I want to sell my non-mined 7950 tongue.gif You were lucky for RMA!
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Purchased a reference XFX 290 off ebay that ended up being a miner special black screen edition. Big surprise huh? Well thankfully the guys over at XFX setup an RMA with zero hassle in which I received a new sealed Double D 290 in return.

specool.gif

VRM1 gets a little toasty and it has Elpida mem but I honestly can't even begin to complain given the circumstances.

I know this has been said before but prospective buyers beware of the flood of miner stock being offloaded currently. I was extremely lucky that XFX customer service was amazing and took care of me.

1100/1400 stock volts

what is a miner black screen ? maybe all it needed is a bios flash to original or something lol
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