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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814121840

Pretty sure that's still not MSRP, but it was previously $650. Not bad for a 290X with a good cooler.
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MSRP for the DCU II R9 290X is $570. We're getting closer, but it really isn't worth paying more than MSRP (IMO) for the 280/290 series smile.gif (For gaming)
Edited by staryoshi - 3/7/14 at 7:30am
    
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MSRP for the DCU II R9 290X is $570. We're getting closer, but it really isn't worth paying more than MSRP (IMO) for the 280/290 series smile.gif (For gaming)

agreed. It's only worth paying over MSRP if you're mining.

EDIT: "Deal" is DEAD. Price was "fixed" back to $650.
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No It's still 619.99.
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agreed. It's only worth paying over MSRP if you're mining.

EDIT: "Deal" is DEAD. Price was "fixed" back to $650.

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aaand now the deals alive again? Come on gouge-egg, make up your mind...
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I thought the cooler on these wasnt nearly up to par compared to the tri x. Something about it not fitting completely or something?
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I thought the cooler on these wasnt nearly up to par compared to the tri x. Something about it not fitting completely or something?

My Asus runs much better than my Tri-X. I get 50+c in idle with Tri-X and 40c in idle with Asus and the Tri-X was running like this before I X-fired. Load temps are better as well. I think you are thinking of the Gigabyte card.
 
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My Asus runs much better than my Tri-X. I get 50+c in idle with Tri-X and 40c in idle with Asus and the Tri-X was running like this before I X-fired. Load temps are better as well. I think you are thinking of the Gigabyte card.

Here's one talking temperatures and some performance. All i could find on quick notice
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/r9-290x-case-performance,3710-2.html
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