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post #781 of 795
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If you put it into context of how crappy he said the 290x would be its not much of a win, phase lol vs water. hahah!!!!

True enough. I think he thought the 290X wouldn't be anywhere near as close as it is but I said all along that it may even surpass Titan even at 28nm. I was wrong but it is very close considering how much smaller the die is...
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Its definitely not a clear win for either side,that's for sure. I'm happy with my 290x purchase, just as titan owners are proud of their purchases.
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My Titan is cooled by a single 360 rad.... Not phase...

And there's also headroom still left wink.gif Just saving it for one other dude on hwbot.
 
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Its definitely not a clear win for either side,that's for sure. I'm happy with my 290x purchase, just as titan owners are proud of their purchases.

yea evens out at the end,
mantle and trueaudio is good enough for me and 290p inc soonish.

http://semiaccurate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7415&page=67
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I'm curious as to the sustainable voltage required to run a heavy OC like 1300/1500 on hawaii 24/7? Assuming you can keep it cool is it alright to do this? Or are you still looking at increasing the rate of degradation by quite a bit?
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Are there any results/reviews with a watercooled R9-290?

I've got a waterblock on my 290, but I'm only running at 1120/1350 right now. Waiting for voltage control through Afterburner - don't feel like flashing the Asus BIOS when (hopefully) AB support will be here soon.
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I've got a waterblock on my 290, but I'm only running at 1120/1350 right now. Waiting for voltage control through Afterburner - don't feel like flashing the Asus BIOS when (hopefully) AB support will be here soon.
Ok, I am looking forward to seeing your results. thumb.gif
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I've got a waterblock on my 290, but I'm only running at 1120/1350 right now. Waiting for voltage control through Afterburner - don't feel like flashing the Asus BIOS when (hopefully) AB support will be here soon.

 

I was only able to get around ~1220 stable @ max volts. On stock bios, I could only get around ~1130/1450.  The 290 are lesser binned chips than the 290X. I have yet to see a 1300Mhz+ R9 290s, but I've seen several R9 290xs easily exceed 1300Mhz under water.

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True enough. I think he thought the 290X wouldn't be anywhere near as close as it is but I said all along that it may even surpass Titan even at 28nm. I was wrong but it is very close considering how much smaller the die is...

Excatly. I hope AMD go even bigger for 20mm.
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yea evens out at the end,
mantle and trueaudio is good enough for me and 290p inc soonish.

http://semiaccurate.com/forums/showthread.php?t=7415&page=67

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