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post #11 of 17
He's going to tell you to grab something different. Look in my rig, I'm a Corsair fanboy...

Trash the CX
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post #12 of 17
There's no reason to get rid of it if he has already purchased it.

Yes, there are better PSU's for the money but the CX series isn't 'bad', just not particularly great. The CX750 is actually the best of the CX series as it's based on a slightly more advanced platform, it still uses the same components as the other CX but the topology and design is more advanced. Think of it as a ever so slightly worse version of the Thermaltake Smart 750W modular, which is actually on the Recommended Power Supplies list.
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post #13 of 17
The CX750 is a downgraded TX750 and while its not super high end its not crap or anything like that.
Still agree that he should have done a better job picking a PSU but at least its not a Diablotek
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post #14 of 17
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There may be better psu's, but this one gets the job done for me. Replacing it will not change my question wink.gif
Is this card functioning as a R9 280, or is it not? How does it come that it is recognized as a 280.
post #15 of 17
My bad, didn't know the CX750 was better than the others. I also got the impression that the CX series should only go in business type builds, not anything with any power. Sorry.
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post #16 of 17
Check with gpuz the shader amount if it has 1280 tnen they are r9 270(x)
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post #17 of 17
My 7950's have been showing up as R9 200 series ever since the 14.3 betas. If I roll back 2 the 13.12 drivers they will once again show up as 7950's with a clean install of drivers using AMD uninstall utility and going back in and deleting leftover registry entries that the uninstaller missed.

From what I've seen all the 7950 boost edition cards will do this due to the fact they are the exact same as R9 280's.

Check with Club 3D they will be able to tell you for sure.
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