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Interesting that they stack the cards when AMD specifically stated that the cards need at least one slot between them.

m-atx board so there's really no choice. You can always remove the housing if plausible. Or just wait for fullcover blocks.
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Haha so much whine about being overpriced. Its like 300$ + then it should be, and it has watter cooler and better pcb/shroud, that alone should cost like 100$ more....so we get to what, 200$ more? not too bad.
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In fact the price should be 1150.just for the wcing and better power consumption but these are overkill for 1920x1080p just keep in mind that the future 20nm gen will have mid range cards with the 290x performance for a 300-400usd price tag and high end will be(a really) overkill for 1920x1080.unless the games become as demanding or more than crysis3

this time around i agree with you as i am always battling 1920x1080p with you biggrin.gifthumb.gif
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Just want to know when affordable 4k monitors are coming out. Any this year?
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what's the real wattage the GPU itself only without system ??

i confused several site tell different things.

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tomshardware said on gpu only it on par with 780 Ti SLI about ~450watt.
but the other site(s) tells, total gpu+system 295x2 is draw more power than 780 TI SLI, what the hell?
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what's the real wattage the GPU itself only without system ??

i confused several site tell different things.

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tomshardware said on gpu only it on par with 780 Ti SLI about ~450watt.
but the other site(s) tells, total gpu+system 295x2 is draw more power than 780 TI SLI, what the hell?

It draws ~500 watts on typical loads and ~650 watts when fully stressed.
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Impressive numbers from what I've seen in graphs. Will give a thorough read tomm tho, but from the looks of it, the VRM gets toasty. Guess Vendors will tweak and improve components for even better performance. Still, based on raw numbers, the card is a beast like no other I've seen in years. Good job AMD. thumb.gif
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Tom's out, too. With proper power-numbers smile.gif
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/radeon-r9-295x2-review-benchmark-performance,3799.html

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