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If you think about a 280x you better buy a used 7970 because they perform similar if clocked. How ever if you are using matx system with a small case I guess, then you will have issues with heat.
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If you think about a 280x you better buy a used 7970 because they perform similar if clocked. How ever if you are using matx system with a small case I guess, then you will have issues with heat.

There are plenty of cases out there people use, that are mITX and don't have heat issues. You just have to do it right. Anyways I'll be holding out for DX12 to make this upgrade it looks like.
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If you think about a 280x you better buy a used 7970 because they perform similar if clocked. How ever if you are using matx system with a small case I guess, then you will have issues with heat.

the new 280x Tahiti XTL claim to draw only 250w power so there is a bit of an advantage if that matters biggrin.gif
  
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