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780 Ti beats the 290x in single card, but still gets rocked in most multi-card setups wink.gif.

rocked really I don't know about that, most reviews I have seen showing them trading blows. Some game favor Nvidia other AMD, at 1080p however all those TMUs give Nvidia the edge.
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rocked really I don't know about that, most reviews I have seen showing them trading blows. Some game favor Nvidia other AMD, at 1080p however all those TMUs give Nvidia the edge.
It indeed depends but in crossfire vs sli most wins should go to CF.
High res is just a win for AMD due to abundant raster units.
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rocked really I don't know about that, most reviews I have seen showing them trading blows. Some game favor Nvidia other AMD, at 1080p however all those TMUs give Nvidia the edge.

for 2 way, but almost all 3/4 way wins are AMD...
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14.1 was crap for my setup 2x 290 8320 but 14.2 mamamia that's what a driver should be
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rocked really I don't know about that, most reviews I have seen showing them trading blows. Some game favor Nvidia other AMD, at 1080p however all those TMUs give Nvidia the edge.

for 2 way, but almost all 3/4 way wins are AMD...

You got to factor in price...or at least you should in my opinion. Even with the supposedly inflated prices a crossfire setup of 290Xs will be a good deal cheaper than 780ti setup. Though the 780ti seems to have a better cooler on it from what I've heard (I've never actually had a 290X in front of me, but the reference 780ti has a nice HSF)...though the price difference would almost cover getting water blocks for the 290Xs and think you'd be a fool not to take two water cooled 290Xs over two 780tis with the stock coolers. I don't care what the details of the performance would be...they are close enough that the water cooling or cheaper price makes the 290X win.
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As long as people mention high-end, 3 and 4-way are part of the equation, which multi 290X owns. smile.gif
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not to mention, radeons are more expensive only in USA. rest of the world has regular prices.
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not to mention, radeons are more expensive only in USA. rest of the world has regular prices.
Actually for 2 days 3 days ago the Powercolor was $549. Went up to $599 2 days later, not sure of now. So the prices may yet come back to where they should.
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not to mention, radeons are more expensive only in USA. rest of the world has regular prices.

They're now at $589 for Reference cards to $749 for the Lightning.
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for 2 way, but almost all 3/4 way wins are AMD...

I think a citation for actual gaming (non synthetic) benchmarks are called for here.
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