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post #21 of 50
290x prices hit $300 each on eBay I might sell my kingpin and grab four 290xs and waterblock them lol.
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post #22 of 50
Thank god the LIghtning is still $550+...
post #23 of 50
The lightning should be, it's not your run of the mill average Joe card.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PureBlackFire View Post

article is about a month late.

I was just thinking that. Late to the party people.
 
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post #25 of 50
Lightening only went down 20$ lol from 699$ to 680$. Meh that's the only 290x i'm interested in, though i've already got a 780 classified so i guess that's beyond the point. I think the vapor X is 600$ that's not bad i don't guess.
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post #26 of 50
Yeah, I got a 290 on ebay about a month ago for about $300. Probably should have waited a bit longer and got it even cheaper. Might even add a third now.
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post #27 of 50
its about time..i wanted a 270/x but mining craze hit Turkey as well and the prices on these nonsensical
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post #28 of 50
Bought a 290 almost a month ago too, for 230 pounds.
Used card, was used for mining. Was on the ebay listing. Completely ignored it, bought it. Does 1100Mhz at +50 power limit with no added voltage. Mem is elpida and only does 1350Mhz without adding anything. Card was 2 months old, reference design.
post #29 of 50
Same thing as the above user ^^^

Pretty happy with my purchase.
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post #30 of 50
For some reason, most fools that fell for the coin trap in europe are in Netherlands and Latvia. About $300-$350 but most of them are new sellers with weird and scary descriptions but I guess it would be safe with some of them. Too bad I want an NVIDIA for G-SYNC and 290 seems lackluster, very few 290Xes around.

Though to be honest, it's not that expensive retail anyway.

About 40 more usually and it's sure to be ok. Worth it.
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