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Well the price looks nice.
Edited by KnightVII - 10/23/13 at 11:56pm
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Originally Posted by 2010rig View Post

I've owned more ATI / AMD cards than I have NVIDIA cards over the years. tongue.gif

AMD is giving me a reason to go back, I look forward to your MAX OC results. thumb.gif

I'm predicting max oc results to be excellent. If you look at the voltage required for clock graph it is linear. Also from what I can tell (and everyone else) the stock cooler is a failure. With proper paste and a wc loop I see lots of headroom for oc.

We don't know for sure until we get some actual ocn results but it is looking good imo.
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World Records already falling. The first of many I guess.




http://hwbot.org/submission/2441979_smoke_3dmark_vantage___performance_4x_radeon_r9_290x_96500_marks


http://hwbot.org/submission/2441980_smoke_3dmark11___performance_4x_radeon_r9_290x_41531_marks

Stock Reference cards at -130°C. No add-on power card either.

*COUGH GTX Titanic COUGH*
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You gotta admit that nVidia's GOUGE THE CRAP OUT OF THE TITAN strategy worked well!

I wasn't expecting the 290X to beat it though. Amazing job chaps at AMD.
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World Records already falling. The first of many I guess.
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Stock Reference cards at -130°C. No add-on power card either.

*COUGH GTX Titanic COUGH*

LOL DAT CROSSFIRE BRIDGE XD
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Today has been full of surprises lol.
cool story bro rolleyes.gif , you might want to look up the definition of "smart" before you use it next time. thumb.gif

smart {adj} [intelligent]
post #377 of 2610
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Totally worth it. If you do it once, you will never go back. thumb.gif
75mhz gave a nice jump in guru review. WTH LOL.

This makes me happy. With quad crossfire I'm going to have like 200fps in BF4 lachen.gif

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You will most likely get a higher overclock on 2x 7970s than a single 7990 (water and air), it always works that way. 7990 oc is basically a 690 oc, and 690s are gk104 which means fail overclocking potential.

Of course but two 7970s = two blocks, my benchmarking days are over so I dont really care about min/maxing an OC for 3dmark epeening.

Just not sure about missing such a cheap deal on the 7990, with only one 1440p for gaming. The 290x is $700-800 here in Australia without a block. Local PC shops are in fire sale mode with the 7990's they have in stock for $600.

Might have to roll a dice.. lmao.
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Originally Posted by el gappo View Post

World Records already falling. The first of many I guess.




http://hwbot.org/submission/2441979_smoke_3dmark_vantage___performance_4x_radeon_r9_290x_96500_marks


http://hwbot.org/submission/2441980_smoke_3dmark11___performance_4x_radeon_r9_290x_41531_marks

Stock Reference cards at -130°C. No add-on power card either.

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El tear kingpin a new one please
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World record a few hours after release? LOL! band.gif
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