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going to need them to make one for 290x ASAP

Gonna need something bigger than that... Arctic Accelero Extreme/Hybrid yessir.gif
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Its 50% either way, which is my point - I guess all a Titan owner can say is, welcome to the party that was started 8 months ago!
I'd rather lose 50% of 500 than 50% of $1000. Are you guys really that bad at math?! With the money lost on Titan you could have 2 290x
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Its 50% either way, which is my point - I guess all a Titan owner can say is, welcome to the party that was started 8 months ago!

That's also jsut how technology works. Something always replaces the top dog within that time. It doesn't matter what side.
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I just emailed Arctic asking if the 7970 Accellero Extreme will fit on this, if we need a new kit, or what... It would be so awesome if I could just swap it from my current card.
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I just emailed Arctic asking if the 7970 Accellero Extreme will fit on this, if we need a new kit, or what... It would be so awesome if I could just swap it from my current card.

That is what I was thinking. I am sure they will have the same mounting holes at least.
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I just emailed Arctic asking if the 7970 Accellero Extreme will fit on this, if we need a new kit, or what... It would be so awesome if I could just swap it from my current card.

It won't, look at the PCB - the core is angled on the 7970 and straight on the 290X. Arctic will probably make a custom cooler for it anyway though.
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I just emailed Arctic asking if the 7970 Accellero Extreme will fit on this, if we need a new kit, or what... It would be so awesome if I could just swap it from my current card.

Tahiti and Hawaii dies are different shapes and sizes. 7970's dies are squares rotated 45* to a diamond, and tahitis are rectangles perpendicular to the board. The mounting holes might line up, but theres no way the block will have proper coverage unless you get some kind of spacer or adapter
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290x fan 100%
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQhqOKKAq7o

Wow, loud. But if you have crossfire. You will hear military plane.
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One thing is certain, this is AMD's fermi. Only difference is it is cheaper than the competition.
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Its 50% either way, which is my point - I guess all a Titan owner can say is, welcome to the party that was started 8 months ago!

It's 50% either way...... Great answer, give this man his prize..

Not everybody can pay the ticket to "the party" as you could..
Edited by kpriess - 10/24/13 at 8:19am
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