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GTX 770 to R9 290 worth it?

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Currently have a GTX 770. I can pick up a R9 290 for $400. Is it worth the jump in performance? Playing BF4 at 1080p with 4770k.

Thanks!
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Which R9 290 is it?

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post

Which R9 290 is it?

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It would be a pretty big jump in performance especially with mantle, I'd go for it. Sell the 770 to pay for half the card also. Great deal.
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If you can find the new Sapphire 290 Vapor X TRI-X coolers, I think those are better than the Asus cards this round.
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

It would be a pretty big jump in performance especially with mantle, I'd go for it. Sell the 770 to pay for half the card also. Great deal.

Doesn't mantle give a big jump for lower end hardware versus high end hardware?
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post #7 of 27
ive got even better idea smile.gif if your setup can hold 2 cards then set 770 to run psyhx only and take your r9 as a primary gpu. idk if it's even possible but worth to give it a try biggrin.gif
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I wouldn't say it'd be worth it @ 1080.
Don't really need it but have you considered a 2nd 770?
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I wouldn't say it'd be worth it @ 1080.
Don't really need it but have you considered a 2nd 770?

it might be worth to do it. my 770 cries when it runs metro last night.
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Asus DirectII

 



Oh, then yeah it's worth it.
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