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I moved my 1440P to my daughters computer upstairs. A nice step up from 1440P to 4K. Pixel density is King. biggrin.gif

Now the 120hz 1440P ROG will be sweet also.
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I moved my 1440P to my daughters computer upstairs. A nice step up from 1440P to 4K. Pixel density is King. biggrin.gif

Now the 120hz 1440P ROG will be sweet also.
It's going to be tough deciding which one to keep lol.
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I agree, the TN has very good response time colors pop... just that 4K on a 28 inch screen is waay to dense for me. Gave it to my wife for her tax business. Waiting for 40 inch 60Hz panel.

I was just wondering which model samsung 4k monitor u got? I currently have a 1440p Samsung S27B970D PLS monitor and the colour quality on this is outstanding.

So im a bit sceptical on getting a 4k monitor atm, that 4k monitor color wont match that of my current samsung pls monitor.
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i figure out the the card is too long for my case.
Also i found two 290 for 840 dollars.
Great card for sure but i think nvidia and amd shouldn't charge so higher price.
When the gtx 690 and 7990 was coming out the price was $ 999
I really dont understand the 1500 dollars price target if two 290 sells for 880 dollars new.( half price)
$ 999 should be a honest price.
But this is my opinion wink.gif
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The 295x2 has two 290x GPU's. Not 290 GPU's.
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The 295x2 has two 290x GPU's. Not 290 GPU's.

doesn't matter .
Two 290x Brand new sells for $1100. Still 400 dollar more and out perform the 295x2.
Also if you search on eBay and amazon u find used 290x for 400-440.
The 295x2 is still overpriced for what really offers .
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doesn't matter .
Two 290x Brand new sells for $1100. Still 400 dollar more and out perform the 295x2.
Also if you search on eBay and amazon u find used 290x for 400-440.
The 295x2 is still overpriced for what really offers .

 

The R9 295X2 outperforms two R9 290X and runs cooler. Also, it only takes up two slots making it viable in smaller builds.

 

Sure, there is a premium but you are buying a premium product.

 

All  those used cards are from miners getting rid of them, I would not purchase a used R9 series right now.

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doesn't matter .
Two 290x Brand new sells for $1100. Still 400 dollar more and out perform the 295x2.
Also if you search on eBay and amazon u find used 290x for 400-440.
The 295x2 is still overpriced for what really offers .
Well, that's the premium of having two monsters in one cave...remember that these 295X2's can overclock a hell lot better than the R9 290/290Xs, I mean that 1150-1200 MHz core and 1600-1700 MHz mem is like a couple of clicks and ticks away. If you consider overclocking also, also the fact that they have Hynix memory you're getting more than what you're paying for.
    
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Only as pre-order on Scan and Overclockers for UK sales and not even on our Amazon lol. Retailing for around £1100 to £1200. I love the idea that more cards in future will have AIO coolers attached! thumb.gif
This is out of my "reasonable" priced limit! redface.gif but is worth it most likely!

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