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Originally Posted by fateswarm View Post

In any case people should admit this is a pre-overclocked card. By definition, obviously and without contest. Techpowerup made a review and tried to overclock them in the end, they ended up saying at a certain point the performance was worse overclocked because the stock temp was already exactly before throttling.
when since 1ghz is considered pre-overclock?
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good VGA but Nvidia is near to Maxwell
Nvidia is stuck on 28nm just like AMD till Early Q2 (expectation).
AMD has the smaller die with equal performance and AMD has Mantle so it seems like Nvidia is going to have a bad time.
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5 month wait lolol good luck AMD.

If you read the thread, it was corrected a while back that it was 1 month wait time.
    
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Sigh..read through four reviews so far, no F@H numbers.  Who cares about the FPS in crappy AAA titles, I want to see the PPD numbers.

Sweclockers has some numbers, if I'm not mistaken.

Here:
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Amazing. I am sure going to get this GPU next summer for my brother's build. Might even do my first water cooling with this.

Saw Linus's review, the GTX 780 OC'd is still better than the 290X OC'd.

We have no idea how did he OC his 290x. If he didn't increase the fan speed then in really it wasn't OC'd at all I would imagine.
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Not sure if the 290x is really that good for the money, especially here in the UK....




780's are cheaper, have more features, run cooler and suck less power, they are also a proven card now, i am unsure which is really better.
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What truth lol? Because the gpu runs at 95C it means nothing lol. It use 30 watt more than the titan.

As i told you if you want something better just wait for the custom solution.Any person with experience on gpu market if he wants to stay on air he just get a cusotm solution. Its not that hard
Unless they want to crossfire and stay on air.
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If you read the thread, it was corrected a while back that it was 1 month wait time.

No, he went back on his statement, usual PR.
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If the 780 was cheaper thats what I would have bought, but the price is really good on the 290x and the 512bit for high res is just my version of future proof
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Not sure if the 290x is really that good for the money, especially here in the UK....
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)


780's are cheaper, have more features, run cooler and suck less power, they are also a proven card now, i am unsure which is really better.

Scan are crazy. Here, have a realistic price:
http://www.overclockers.co.uk/productlist.php?groupid=701&catid=56&subid=1752
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