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Well it will probably output the same amount of heat as a volcano. Good name biggrin.gif
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well they need something to compete with the rumored 790 no?

290 VS 780

290X vs 780 ti ((theoretically))

290X2 vs GTX 790??
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We had two active threads on this topic so they have been merged into one single thread with the lead thread being the first post posted.
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You guys expecting USD$2k for this, IF this is released in Aus, I'd need to take out a homeloan just to afford it here.
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Yay for micro stuttering, only a handful of games supporting multi GPU, and long waits for optimized drivers.

Uh, what are you talking about? The 290X has hardware frame pacing built in. Now as to cooling these, that's another question. Of course MSI did a fantastic job with their Lightning version of the regular 290X so its certainly possible to tame the Hawaii GPU. AMD just needs to spend more than $3 and a bender weekend designing the cooler like they did with the reference 290X one... rolleyes.gif
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You're missing a key part of the equation though. Fan speed. Both gaming models have the same TF4 cooler, but the 290X has to run much faster, and thus louder, to keep its temps in the same range as the Ti:

From those same TPU reviews
780 Ti Gaming (Click to show)

290X Gaming (Click to show)


41dbA vs 30dbA is a huuuuuge difference. If the 290X were run at the Ti's fan speeds the gap would widen again.
This.
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Originally Posted by EchoTwoZero View Post

Not to mention just how unimaginably hot that card is going to get.
If it has a slightly improved version of the cooler the 7990 had it won't get that hot.
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You guys expecting USD$2k for this, IF this is released in Aus, I'd need to take out a homeloan just to afford it here.

i guess i should start saving and sell the house
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I strongly doubt many miners will buy this.... actually i'm pretty sure of this. (Just for mining purpose)
So why are they calling it the miners holy grail?
    
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