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Originally Posted by Kinaesthetic View Post

LTT OC vs OC review:

Didn't see this posted on the front, nor am I going to go through the myriad of pages to check. However, Linus posted his review on the R9 290X, with an OC to OC comparison. And it doesn't look good versus the GTX 780. Especially in terms of overclocking headroom from the reference AMD cooler versus the reference GTX 780 cooler. Both at 1080p, and 1440p, across various games, many which are Gaming Evolved titles.




Crysis 3 - Very High, 8xMSAA,1080p
  • GTX 780: 44.6 fps
  • R9 290X: 40 fps

Bioshock Infinite - Ultra, Alt. Procession, 1080p
  • GTX 780: 107.8 fps
  • R9 290X: 103.9 fps

Tomb Raider - Ultimate, 1080p
  • GTX 780: 93 fps
  • R9. 290X: 87.8 fps

Star Citizen Hanger Alpha - Very High, 1080p
  • GTX 780: 69.6 fps
  • R9 290X: 56.6 fps

Star Citizen Hanger Alpha - Very High, 1600p
  • GTX 780: 46.6 fps
  • R9 290X: 43.7 fps

Far Cry 3 - Ultra, 8x MSAA, 1440p
  • GTX 780: 32.4 fps
  • R9 290X: 32.3 fps

Bioshock Infinite - Ultra, Alt. Processing, 1440p
  • GTX 780: 67.3 fps
  • R9 290X: 65.8 fps

Apparently, those numbers were from both cards clocked to the maximum that they could get. That could change with OCN'ers, but this is pretty much the first OC vs OC gaming comparison. And it actually backs up with TTL was saying, regardless of whether fanboy circlejerkers thought it was a bad review (I'm personally ambivalent on it).

At least this card has price/performance going for it heavily. But that could change with Nvidia price cuts.

Yeah this was speculated back on the second page.

Once I read through three reviews that said 7-10% performance increase from overclocking at 100% fan speed I had a feeling it'd likely fall behind maxed.

Price/perf is still there. It's just pretty clear that AMD pushed it as far as it'd go and there's not much left.
    
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Originally Posted by Kinaesthetic View Post

LTT OC vs OC review:

Didn't see this posted on the front, nor am I going to go through the myriad of pages to check. However, Linus posted his review on the R9 290X, with an OC to OC comparison. And it doesn't look good versus the GTX 780. Especially in terms of overclocking headroom from the reference AMD cooler versus the reference GTX 780 cooler. Both at 1080p, and 1440p, across various games, many which are Gaming Evolved titles.




Crysis 3 - Very High, 8xMSAA,1080p
  • GTX 780: 44.6 fps
  • R9 290X: 40 fps

Bioshock Infinite - Ultra, Alt. Procession, 1080p
  • GTX 780: 107.8 fps
  • R9 290X: 103.9 fps

Tomb Raider - Ultimate, 1080p
  • GTX 780: 93 fps
  • R9. 290X: 87.8 fps

Star Citizen Hanger Alpha - Very High, 1080p
  • GTX 780: 69.6 fps
  • R9 290X: 56.6 fps

Star Citizen Hanger Alpha - Very High, 1600p
  • GTX 780: 46.6 fps
  • R9 290X: 43.7 fps

Far Cry 3 - Ultra, 8x MSAA, 1440p
  • GTX 780: 32.4 fps
  • R9 290X: 32.3 fps

Bioshock Infinite - Ultra, Alt. Processing, 1440p
  • GTX 780: 67.3 fps
  • R9 290X: 65.8 fps

Apparently, those numbers were from both cards clocked to the maximum that they could get. That could change with OCN'ers, but this is pretty much the first OC vs OC gaming comparison. And it actually backs up with TTL was saying, regardless of whether fanboy circlejerkers thought it was a bad review (I'm personally ambivalent on it).

At least this card has price/performance going for it heavily. But that could change with Nvidia price cuts.

Interesting. The 780 beat the 290X in every single 1080p test once overclocked. But I wonder what the clocks were.
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Bench-off thread for people to post results in:

http://www.overclock.net/t/1436635/ocn-gk110-vs-hawaii-bench-off-thread

If anyone is interested that is.
 
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Yeah this was speculated back on the second page.

Once I read through three reviews that said 7-10% performance increase from overclocking at 100% fan speed I had a feeling it'd likely fall behind maxed.

Price/perf is still there. It's just pretty clear that AMD pushed it as far as it'd go and there's not much left.


doh.gif


Its exactly like Tahiti, which has nothing left lolz.
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Probably the only game 290x were losing to 780 is BF3. For F@H bench and power usage not in AMD favor. But with price/performance 100% win! Thank you AMD.
P.S. This is my 600th post.
 
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Probably the only game 290x were losing to 780 is BF3. For F@H bench and power usage not in AMD favor. But with price/performance 100% win! Thank you AMD.

Oh you know why? Single player and the first mission that the player just walk. rofl
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And they are selling the Titans 999$. Good God Nvidia stop smoking crack! mad.gif
    
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And they are selling the Titans 999$. Good God Nvidia stop smoking crack! mad.gif


Omg, speak of the devil.
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And they are selling the Titans 999$. Good God Nvidia stop smoking crack! mad.gif

Oh come on, how else are they going to pay for it all?
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And they are selling the Titans 999$. Good God Nvidia stop smoking crack! mad.gif


$1289 in Australia until a few days ago rolleyes.gif



Honestly if i owned a 780 i wouldn't even think about switching to a 290x, the difference should be small. I think anyone upgrading from a 670, 7970 or below should be looking no further than the 290x. It will be the best price to performance card amongst the big boys. Doing a side grade from 780 to 290x is a waste of time, but for any people that were looking at buying the 780 or the titan now, well i think 99% of them will/ should go the 290x.
Edited by mboner1 - 10/24/13 at 5:52am
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