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Should I return my 280x and get a 290??

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I kinda impulsively bought an MSI R9 280x from TigerDirect for about $320 the other day and I like the card a lot but now am having second thoughts that maybe I should have spent the extra $100 and got the 290.... I'm thinking the performance really might justify the price increase and with the added bonus of maybe unlocking it to a 290x!! Just amazing if that happens...

I can return it, and because of Christmas season I seem to have til January 14th, but I'm pretty sure I will have to pay a 15% restocking fee to do that... So would it be worthwhile even with the restocking fee???

Thanx...
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15% fee on what? On the price? Then no, I don't think you should do that. It could be better to just sell it.
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CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Core i5 4460 AsRock H81M-DG4 Sapphire Rx470 Platinum KVR 1600 16Gb 
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingOS
2x Seagate 3Tb Samsung 850 EVO 120 Scythe Ninja 3 Rev.B Windows 10 Pro 
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Fujitsu Siemens A17-2A Logitech K280e SuperFlower SF-550K12XP Thermaltake Versa H25 
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Athlon 750K 4.0Ghz AsRock FM2A75 Pro4+ Sapphire R9 270X Dual-X Kingston 2x4Gb 1600 
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Samsung 850 EVO 120  Western Digital 320Gb LiteON DVD-RW CoolerMaster Hyper Z600 
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