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I am in guys biggrin.gif. This thing is so loud omg.

72c on core after playing crysis 3 for a while with 60% fan speed.


that's Trueaudio.
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that's Trueaudio.

thats pretty funny
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thats pretty funny

i know exactly where bencher is coming from. i used my 290 with the stock cooler for about a week. i heard the fan at around 55%. to me it wasn't that bad really but it was loud.

anyways, i've been recommending the 290 a lot 'cause of my own personal experience in the games i play with it. other than a few issues with 14 drivers it has been flawless, solid, and these . . .




i've seen better scores but mine are not too bad. Tess off all at 1320/1620. Best of all - Blackscreen past 1620.
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i know exactly where bencher is coming from. i used my 290 with the stock cooler for about a week. i heard the fan at around 55%. to me it wasn't that bad really but it was loud.

Try running three 290x's on stock coolers.......you don't know the meaning of loud! biggrin.gif
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Any one running crossfire on 14.4 Catalyst ?
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I was, but one of my cards completely died on me. So now i'm back down to one during RMA

    
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Any one running crossfire on 14.4 Catalyst ?

yes I am
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ok thanks ill give it a go thumb.gif
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Try running three 290x's on stock coolers.......you don't know the meaning of loud! biggrin.gif

lol. wth? how can you stand those? must be located in another room.
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Some of these used 290's are becoming enticingly cheap. Is it worth it to even bother going for a non reference if I intend to watercool? I'm not sure if the custom PCB cards are that much better (other than the really expensive models).
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