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Originally Posted by bencher View Post

And it doesn't throttle.

Yes, it does.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7930/the-amd-radeon-r9-295x2-review/17
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Well for less than $900, you can get 2 290s and Water cool them using another 300-400. OR just get 3 290s for less than $1400. OR get 2 780 Tis for 650 each and give them both Kraken G10s. All of these choices cost less and are more efficient in games. I don't mean to sound like a DB or anything, though. I would buy the 295 IF the price was more reasonable.

You're comparing used to new. A 290x at retail will run $550 each.

I am remorseful about the fact that AMD launched this card after the crypto currency collapse. I wish they would have launched it a month or so ago, so that I could pick up a used one for half the MSRP right now.
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Yes, it does.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7930/the-amd-radeon-r9-295x2-review/17
Little compared to the R9 290x ref. Anyhow real overclockers will lock it's frequency if they want to.
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You're comparing used to new. A 290x at retail will run $550 each.

I am remorseful about the fact that AMD launched this card after the crypto currency collapse. I wish they would have launched it a month or so ago, so that I could pick up a used one for half the MSRP right now.

No, I'm talking about the 290s. Not 290Xs, 290s, which someone can get New for less than $450, easy.
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You're right, I missed that! thumb.gif
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Yes, it does.

http://www.anandtech.com/show/7930/the-amd-radeon-r9-295x2-review/17

Come on dude lachen.gif
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glad you have a magic orb that shows the future.

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did your crystal ball tell you that too?
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did your crystal ball tell you that too?

Yeah. You want to learn anything else?
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Anyhow real overclockers will lock it's frequency if they want to.

There is no ideal way to do this currently.

Easiest method is probably to add the device strings to the 13.12 drivers and use those. Failing that, you'd need a hardware mod, or to wait for new drivers.
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