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Originally Posted by Nirvana91 View Post

I do believe that there´s a certain point where it´s pointless to go any further.

My card does 1140/1600 at 1.32v... For me to reach +1200 in the core I would have to go 1.4v...

But still, I feel a bit nervous at 1.32v...

We do know that HD7900 were not recommended to go +1.25v... But i cannot find any data on the R9 290´s.


Says who???????
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Who has better customer support, Gigabyte or XFX?
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Says who???????

I said. Well I had 3 x 7970 and after 1.2v even under water the OC did not get any better.
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Says who???????

I said. Well I had 3 x 7970 and after 1.2v even under water the OC did not get any better.


Oh well since "you" said so it must be true?
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We do know that HD7900 were not recommended to go +1.25v... But i cannot find any data on the R9 290´s.

My Sapphire 7970 ghz Vapor-X was 1.256v right out of the box.

I could do 1285 mhz in some benches and like a lot of others, increasing voltage past that didn't help.
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Who has better customer support, Gigabyte or XFX?

i heard horror stories on this forum about XFX. gigabyte is a gpu i wont recommend. had loads of issues with my 7970.

AMD = sapphire or powercolo or asus.
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i heard horror stories on this forum about XFX. gigabyte is a gpu i wont recommend. had loads of issues with my 7970.

AMD = sapphire or powercolo or asus.

I wouldn't recommend powercolor either
    
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i heard horror stories on this forum about XFX. gigabyte is a gpu i wont recommend. had loads of issues with my 7970.

AMD = sapphire or powercolo or asus.

XFX have been getting better, Asus have been getting worse, Sapphire has been good to me, Gigabyte I've heard good things about and i know nothing of Powercolor
 
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XFX have been getting better, Asus have been getting worse, Sapphire has been good to me, Gigabyte I've heard good things about and i know nothing of Powercolor

Aftermarket powercolor cards this gen have had a lot of issues from what I gather, some personal experience with it as well. Sapphire has never done me wrong, rma's are easy, even gave me an upgrade 7970 from a 7950 for coil whine issues and so on.
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Found something strange. Firstly, the upper DVI port is more likely to detect a GPU and secondly, of my two monitors, my Dell U2312HM refuses to be detected in either port upon boot, even in a dual monitor configuration while my Samsung T220 is detected and works in either port (gets detected faster in the upper port). Any ideas as to why this happens?

EDIT2: Okay, now I'm confuzzled. Swapped DVI cables and rolled back to 14.4 and now both monitors work together, individually, or in either port. thumb.gif Hopefully it stays this way,

Sounds like typical occasional driver insanity to me. Mayhaps it just needed a good reinstall with both monitors plugged in? Who knows.
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Who has better customer support, Gigabyte or XFX?

I have heard bad things about Gigabyte (they definitely 100% have quality control issues with the amount of duds/bad cards they have getting out), but haven't had any issues with the Gigabyte WindForce card I had for over a month. And I've heard that XFX used to have issues, but that nowadays they're actually quite great., both the XFX Reference R9 290Xs I had for about a month ran great, and they were used for mining of all things for 6 months before I got them.
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