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ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC 4GB OR GIGABYTE Radeon R9 290 WINDFORCE 3X OC BF4 Edition 4GB GDDR5

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ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC 4GB GDDR5
1000MHz Core, 5040MHz GDDR5, 2560 Stream Processors, 2 x DVI-D, HDMI, DPort, PCIe 3.0, 3 Year Warranty

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GIGABYTE Radeon R9 290 WINDFORCE 3X OC BF4 Edition 4GB GDDR5
1040MHz Core, 5000MHz GDDR5, 2560 Stream Processors, 2 x DVI-D, HDMI, DPort, PCIe 3.0, 2 Year Warranty
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Asus. Less fans to go bad
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Go with the lower priced one.


Overclocking is irrelevant as you're limited from this stupid power limiter thing on both cards. That used to be the selling point of cards back in the day... but that changed with the switch to Kepler and GCN. But oh well...
     
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