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Sure, to an extent. And honestly, IMO the 780 is the card to get regardless. Under water and with the right BIOS. They really can fly. And I mean 780Ti OC kind of numbers.

my 290, too . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/7748882

with the original bios.thumb.gif

prolly be beat by a 780 at 1450 or more. prolly more.
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a Vote for 290's here, with the prices coming down on them HARD. I'd say they are an amazing deal. Like everyone else has said the reference cooler does suck....

Anyway my xfire 290x setup demolishes everything and runs super cool under water and even saw a decent power usage drop.
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my 290, too . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/7748882

with the original bios.thumb.gif

prolly be beat by a 780 at 1450 or more. prolly more.

lol I was wondering how your score was so high and then I saw it 1280x720
Edited by HardwareDecoder - 4/4/14 at 5:59pm
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a Vote for 290's here, with the prices coming down on them HARD. I'd say they are an amazing deal. Like everyone else has said the reference cooler does suck....

Anyway my xfire 290x setup demolishes everything and runs super cool under water and even saw a decent power usage drop.
lol I was wondering how your score was so high and then I saw it 1280x720

lol. i am not the kind to buy bench apps. a 290X should match it at 1250MHz.

edit: this was $7 . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/2072325

i lied.biggrin.gif
Edited by rdr09 - 4/4/14 at 6:04pm
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you should get some of the free bench apps like catzilla or valley/heaven then biggrin.gif

3dmark goes on sale for around $8 a lot of the time too tongue.gif i didnt want to buy it at $25...next day it was $8 on sale lol.
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you should get some of the free bench apps like catzilla or valley/heaven then biggrin.gif

3dmark goes on sale for around $8 a lot of the time too tongue.gif i didnt want to buy it at $25...next day it was $8 on sale lol.

i might try catzilla before weather gets any warmer.
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my plan was to bench as much as i could before it got hot

then i remembered im in florida


and it was already hot


so i bought a ln2 pot
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The 3D fanboy competition is going on right now. I'm just waiting for the Zawarudo mod to be released for Afterburner Beta 19. To post some bench scores.
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Under water and with the right BIOS. They really can fly. And I mean 780Ti OC kind of numbers.

I don't think GK110 has a real advantage over Hawaii under water relative to their respective on-air performance, especially since the latter is more thermally constrained to begin with...
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lol. i am not the kind to buy bench apps. a 290X should match it at 1250MHz.

edit: this was $7 . . .

http://www.3dmark.com/3dm/2072325

i lied.biggrin.gif

damn dude 1320 mhz... I can't do better than 1150 on either of my cards rolleyes.gif
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I don't think GK110 has a real advantage over Hawaii under water relative to their respective on-air performance, especially since the latter is more thermally constrained to begin with...

GK110 reference cards are able to handle 1.325v 24/7- 1.5v for benching. With EK or XSPC blocks. That is a huge advantage over air.

I can only do single card runs at 1.425v with vanilla titan. SLI requires more juice from my power supply.

GK110 does greatly benefit from water.

Just ask OccamRazor from Team SkyN3t thumb.gif
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