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AMD Radeon R9 290X X2 Vesuvius dual gpu - is this for real? twice the power twice the heat?

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There's a rumor here http://thepcenthusiast.com/amd-radeon-r9-290x-x2-vesuvius-dual-gpu/ that AMD will be releasing or at least planning to release a dual Hawaii-XT GPU codenamed Vesuvius. Another source here http://wccftech.com/amd-dual-gpu-hawaiixt-card-codenamed-vesuvius-coming-r9-290x-x2/ also claims it.
If this is true, this will be one hell of a hot graphics card, literally - 2x 95 degrees Celsius! Definitely needs a custom water cooling solution to cool this volcano! Probably NVIDIA will also announce a dual GPU of their own based on GK110 or Titan x2
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http://www.overclock.net/t/1442877/vc-amd-radeon-vesuvius-with-two-hawaii-xt-gpus-in-the-making
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