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[TPU] VisionTek Debuts the CryoVenom R9 290LE Liquid Cooled Graphics Card

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VisionTek Products LLC, (VisionTek), a leading manufacturer of award-winning, high-performance upgrades and accessories for PC and Apple Macintosh computers, today announced it has expanded the award-winning CryoVenom R9 290 graphics card with a new Limited Edition model.

Designed to appeal to hardcore gamers that desire the best gaming experience and the envy of the gaming community for owning an exclusive upgrade, the $650 MSRP CryoVenom R9 290LE will be limited in availability to 100 units or less. As a special incentive for customers to spend their income tax refund on a CryoVenom purchase, VisionTek is offering a 5% discount promotion on the new LE model and the original $600 MSRP CryoVenom R9 290 model until May 1, 2014.

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Limited Edition for Those That Deserve the Best
Each limited edition CryoVenom R9 290LE ships in a custom manufactured wooden crate that boldly displays a laser etched CryoVenom logo. Whether used as a container for hauling gear to a LAN event or storing accessories in a gaming room, it will set a gamer apart from the crowd.

To enable a gamer make a highly visible statement that they rule the gaming world, a black t-shirt emblazoned with yellow CryoVenom logos is enclosed within the crate. It's the perfect way to "inject" some special attitude into a gaming persona.

To take advantage of the CryoVenom R9 290LE capabilities, a redemption code for the highly acclaimed Battlefield 4 first-person shooter game is included. This $49.99 value lets a gamer prove he/she has the moves and the gear that makes them reign supreme.



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These are EK blocks btw. If you want to buy a factory fullcover water block gpu, not bad, considering the discount. Everyone else, there's a ton of Hawaiian cards with and without blocks in the market for less.


The LE description is a bit amusing. You do get a copy of BF4 and some wood though tongue.gif
post #3 of 24
Nice, I prefer a universal block...

Its GPU speed is faster then a r9 290x ... Does it come with warrenty? If it does then its well worth it!
Edited by AnnoyinDemon - 4/16/14 at 1:24pm
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Yes, generally, if the fullcover block comes factory installed, it should be covered by the card's warranty. Visiontek, PowerColor, and MSI have done these in the past as well. Probably the most popular one is EVGA with their "HydroCopper" blocked cards (blocks made by Swiftech).
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Why don't they do the 290X instead?
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"LE" makes it sound like a lower tier card, not limited edition. Even by AMD's own codenames. (See: Tahiti LE, Barts LE, Cypress LE, etc)
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Aww. I was hoping for a Hawaii LE card... Ah well. Maybe AMD will let OEMs sell Tahiti LE again under R9 280 LE name or something. Looking to crossfire my 7950...
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Pretty cool I guess but I prefer universal blocks since they offer greater flexibility.
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I must be missing something. What's the difference between the LE and the original version??
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Plexi vs acetal block, game bundle (bf4), different packaging (wood crate) and visiontek clothing gear.
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