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same clocks how much faster is an R9 290 compared to R9 290X ?!

Real world, maybe 5%. The difference is very small.
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Real world, maybe 5%. The difference is very small.

what does the R9 290 compare to from the nvidia camp ?!
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what does the R9 290 compare to from the nvidia camp ?!

GTX 780
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GTX 780

not the titan ?!

i think all those gpus R9 290 R9 290X GTX 780 GTX TITAN GTX780TI are all playing in the same territory to the point that it doesn't even matter just get the cheapest ...
Edited by invincible20xx - 3/9/14 at 3:37pm
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A GTX 780 is basically a Titan with 3GB of VRAM. But yeah, they are all really close, especially at stock. The 780 Ti kind of pulls away when overclocked though, especially if you get a good clocker.
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A GTX 780 is basically a Titan with 3GB of VRAM. But yeah, they are all really close, especially at stock. The 780 Ti kind of pulls away when overclocked though, especially if you get a good clocker.

overclocking is never guaranteed but won't the other chips overclock as well ?!
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post #2877 of 4143
Just got a Sapphire Tri-X R9 290 OC version and tried to flash it with Tri-X R9 290X BIOS with ATIWinflash. The bios flash went smooth with no errors and PC restarted fine but the Shader count is still 2560 although it came with the 290X higher clocks..

Am I doing something wrong ?



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Just got a Sapphire Tri-X R9 290 OC version and tried to flash it with Tri-X R9 290X BIOS with ATIWinflash. The bios flash went smooth with no errors and PC restarted fine but the Shader count is still 2560 although it came with the 290X higher clocks..

Am I doing something wrong ?




have you checked if it is unlockable first? using the memory info provided on the first page?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1443242/the-r9-290-290x-unlock-thread#post_21203153
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Run Hawaii Info. If the numbers don't look like either one of these, then your card is locked. Any results other than the results below means your card is locked. Your Hawaii Info results HAS to match either one of these in order for your card to be unlocked to a 290X.
More info on Hawaii Info HERE.


Code:

RA1: F8000005 RA2: F8010000
RB1: F8000005 RB2: F8010000
RC1: F8000005 RC2: F8010000
RD1: F8000005 RD2: F8010000

Code:

RA1: F8000005 RA2: 00000000
RB1: F8000005 RB2: 00000000
RC1: F8000005 RC2: 00000000
RD1: F8000005 RD2: 00000000
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post #2879 of 4143
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have you checked if it is unlockable first? using the memory info provided on the first page?

http://www.overclock.net/t/1443242/the-r9-290-290x-unlock-thread#post_21203153

Checked these "after" flash attempt lol. My card is F8010005 so it is locked I guess.

Glad that the flash didn't mess with the card
post #2880 of 4143
Ok heres mine.

Compatible adapters detected: 1
Adapter #1 PCI ID: 1002:67B1 - 1043:0470
Memory config: 0x500013A9 Elpida
RA1: F8010005 RA2: 00000000
RB1: F8010005 RB2: 00000000
RC1: F8010005 RC2: 00000000
RD1: FA000005 RD2: 00000000


SO there is absolutely no way to unlock it?,

and 2nd Can I safely flash a 290x bios onto the card anyways?
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