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Its sad, thats the best you can do. rolleyes.gif

It's sad that you two are *****ing at each other like 13 year old girls that like the same boy, give up tarnishing this helpful thread (and the others you are littering) and man up a bit.
Both of you, seriously stop all the pointless and unhelpful junk and move on.
+1 to whoever is first to realise that this is futile thumb.gif
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And? It shows exactly what myself and others who actually owned unlocked cards have been saying all along.
When you stop talking out of your ass and actually take a minute to think through things you may find some significance...
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"marginal? explain" Also PT3 bios is a modded bios so you shouldnt be too surprised but im actually surprised that you would overlook something like that. rolleyes.gif If you wanna fair comparison then flash it to a normal unmodded R9 290x bios. Not one with LLC enabled along with other differences, ROTFLMAO.

I am sure that the stock bios of your 290 is identical to the 290X bios you flashed wave2.gif
Edited by Slomo4shO - 11/20/13 at 3:04pm
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It's sad that you two are *****ing at each other like 13 year old girls that like the same boy, give up tarnishing this helpful thread (and the others you are littering) and man up a bit.
Both of you, seriously stop all the pointless and unhelpful junk and move on.
+1 to whoever is first to realise that this is futile thumb.gif
All I'm trying to do is get some information for comparison, I haven't been arguing.

Anyways, when my 290 gets here tomorrow I'll try and unlock it and I'll post the results regardless.
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The clock for clock gains are important. The benchmarks by prostreetcamaro showed very small performance gains in a single benchmark. It also showed a trend of diminishing gains as frequencies were increased. I find this to be interesting and worthy of investigation but to each their own I guess...


BTW, your posted heaven benchmarks show a 4.12% gain clock for clock in comparison to the stock bios...

Which is why we need some people to run some shader specific benchmarks. I don't know much about Compubench, but it is a OpenCL benchmark and so should be very shader dependent. I ran it both ways and the difference was 3-10% clock for clock (based on which test it was). If we could get someone with a 290X to run it, unthrottled, at stock speeds then we'd have something to go on.

ShaderToyMark is another quick bench that should be shader-limited. I don't know why we can't get someone with a 290X to run both of them at stock speeds, it literally takes 5 minutes.
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The vacuum the mods have to use on the thread is almost as loud as my 290's fan
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The vacuum the mods have to use on the thread is almost as loud as my 290's fan

i got a msi 290, too. the fan is pretty quiet.
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i got a msi 290, too. the fan is pretty quiet.

Yea if you leave it alone and let the card shoot up to 90+ degrees celcius
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Which is why we need some people to run some shader specific benchmarks. I don't know much about Compubench, but it is a OpenCL benchmark and so should be very shader dependent. I ran it both ways and the difference was 3-10% clock for clock (based on which test it was). If we could get someone with a 290X to run it, unthrottled, at stock speeds then we'd have something to go on.

ShaderToyMark is another quick bench that should be shader-limited. I don't know why we can't get someone with a 290X to run both of them at stock speeds, it literally takes 5 minutes.

Ok, here are my benchmarks with Shadertoy and Compubench. Same clock for clock 1000/5000

Shadertoy
290


290X


Compubench

I could only select one test with xfire 290's, and for some reason I cannot disable xfire, it just re-enables it.

290


290X
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Man, the bickering in this thread is strong, and the methodology of testing leaves a lot to be desired. Anyway, 290X owner here. I can run whatever you guys want when I get home from work tonight. List up what you want me to run and at what clocks. Cards are stock as can be right now, and my waterblocks just came in today so this will be the perfect time for me to test this for you guys since I won't have them on until this weekend most likely.
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Ok, here are my benchmarks with Shadertoy and Compubench. Same clock for clock 1000/5000

Shadertoy
290


290X


Compubench

I could only select one test with xfire 290's, and for some reason I cannot disable xfire, it just re-enables it.

290


290X

Can you run ShaderToyMark at the default resolution? And maybe run one at 947 on the 290X also? Is that a native 290X,or flashed?
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