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So...did this ever get proven fake or real? The picture just looks too suspicious. There is either two PCBs stacked very closely with most things soldered onto the inside one...or there are solder points on the back plate. I am almost wondering if that picture is of a concept model...you know...sort of like that piece of wood that Nvidia stuck a cooler on to show off how a new card looked. If all they were doing is working on the dimensions and the cooler it might have been a fake PCB that they knew to be the right size for them to design a cooler. They never intended for it to get made public at this point any way.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 4/2/14 at 11:55am
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It's real: http://www.overclock.net/t/1478514/vc-exclusive-amd-radeon-r9-295x2-preview
 
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Wow looks like a mod I did with a gtx470. Using a antec 620..
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I'm probably not the only person on OCN who has an open air test bench and sees their hardware all the time tongue.gif Others might have case windows.

Performance comes first sure but good looks aren't a bad thing either...
..and most of those folks take off the stock cooler anyway. tongue.gif
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Seasonic makes some of the best psu available what are you smoking?

that being saying my x850 does just fine with my r9-290@ 1250mhz/1700 mem

Not always. In OCN's PS section there's a thread about Seasonic PSU's PCIe connectors melting.

My friend had a 850W Gold Seasonic and one day it stopped working for no reason. He does not overclock, he does very light gaming, and it was not user error.

I tested the PSU and won't boot.
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AMD's naming scheme confuses me so much some times.

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What did you confess about ? tongue.gif
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Seasonic makes some of the best psu available what are you smoking?

that being saying my x850 does just fine with my r9-290@ 1250mhz/1700 mem


http://www.overclock.net/t/1461040/so-seasonic-saved-me-from-a-fire-or-did-it
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Not always. In OCN's PS section there's a thread about Seasonic PSU's PCIe connectors melting.

My friend had a 850W Gold Seasonic and one day it stopped working for no reason. He does not overclock, he does very light gaming, and it was not user error.

I tested the PSU and won't boot.

any power supply can fail, sorry his did.


Sounds to me like it was a defective cable, or a cable that was damaged via cable management. Even the smallest nick in the wire will cause a short. Clearly based on those pictures that is what happened.

It doesn't mean all of them are bad units. In fact most reviews of them are excellent. I've had mine X-850 over a year now, not a single problem. My graphics card is heavily overclocked, same with the CPU. The voltage regulation is awesome.
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What did you confess about ? tongue.gif


Hahahaha, Dang, just noticed the error. xD

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