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If the red 'stripes' on the 290x lit up, it would have been perfect, though thumb.gif

We don't want the 290x using anymore power.
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+ leds would cause some heat which we all know the 290x reference model doesnt need any more of tongue.gif
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post #113 of 188
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Depends on the case, A silver/black combo would look odd in my case considering the completely black and red theme (chv-fz, thor v2 black, red led fans, blacked out otherwise).

If the red 'stripes' on the 290x lit up, it would have been perfect, though thumb.gif
Mod it, and put some red/white leds in the shroud biggrin.gif I tried with a flashlight, the red parts are "see-through".
post #114 of 188
Am I the only one who likes how it looks? Except the red LED fan. I hate clear fans.
    
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Quite a temp delta though. The RAM and VRM would account for a bit of heat, but that gets dumped into the 15L case which doesn't help things. I'm really curious to see how the 120mm rad handles the huge heat load on the stock cooler.

The way my case is custom designed, the vrm and ram heat wouldn't go back into the case though wink.gif.
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post #116 of 188
anyone thinking this may be available within a week?
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probably 2 weeks at the earliest since amd are still trying to do marketing crap for it + we havent seen a single real review of it yet other than some stock photos and specs.
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1 month later.....biggrin.gif
post #119 of 188
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I just realized where the design mostly comes from...

Metallic cooler with black and aluminium coloring with a led brand logo on the side. Sound familiar?
XFX?

In al seriousness if they tried to copy Nvidia they did a rather terrible job but since this is a card with a rad already strapped to it is was doomed to be ugly as a whole from the beginning.
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Rreviews are being written as we speak but AMD hasn't come up with a price for this card.
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