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so it is $1499? thats slightly dissapointing especially when most would rip that crap cooler off and throw away that marketing gimmick briefcase.
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/jasonevangelho/2014/04/08/radeon-r9-295x2-review-amd-delivers-on-a-promise-with-exciting-liquid-cooled-gpu/
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rip that crap cooler off
I guess you didn't read the article! Max is 60C.
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60c is like decent air cooler status, idk why you think I should be impressed with a water cooler doing that.
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60c is like decent air cooler status, idk why you think I should be impressed with a water cooler doing that.

because its a DUAL GPU.. AKA hawaiii that most of us knows is very HOT and everyone was expecting AMD to fail in this area thumb.gif

im counting on you to buy one, since you are GPU enthusiast. thumb.gif
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60c is like decent air cooler status, idk why you think I should be impressed with a water cooler doing that.
I guess we have different definitions of crap.
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because its a DUAL GPU.. AKA hawaiii that most of us knows is very HOT and everyone was expecting AMD to fail in this area thumb.gif

im counting on you to buy one, since you are GPU enthusiast. thumb.gif

Lol I won't lie, I do want one tongue.gif but I think I'll start saving up for the new nvidia cards or amd cards coming late 2014/2015 lol biggrin.gif

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I guess we have different definitions of crap.


It's good for being included with the card, definitely better than all air cooling like their 7990 but it's crap (imo) compared to spending the premium on actually watercooling it.
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60c is like decent air cooler status, idk why you think I should be impressed with a water cooler doing that.

Szeged, disappointed in you.



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I tested this using a 2 hour Furmark stress test
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Meanwhile, the 295X2 doesn’t crest above 60 degrees Celsius while under heavy load.
 
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60c at stock clocks doesn't really impress me, sorry lol.


But the fact they used furmark is laughable at best, so real temps are actually probably 10c lower, which actually is good for everyday use.
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60c at stock clocks doesn't really impress me, sorry lol.


But the fact they used furmark is laughable at best, so real temps are actually probably 10c lower, which actually is good for everyday use.

8c actually, close tongue.gif

But from your PoV yes, it's damn expensive for someone that wants to throw a fullcover block on it.

Price here will probably be around $1800 or so i imagine thumbsdownsmileyanim.gif

I still think it's a decent accomplishment that on a shared CLC that the temps were that low, It's nice to see that AMD didn't try a silly triple slot Air Cooler though devil.gif
 
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