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I went with the 290x just got 4 free games! Cheers thanks guys! 

did you go with a new R9 290X. there were some excellent deals like R9 290X Tri-X for USD 320 (300 after rebate).
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I went with the 290x just got 4 free games! Cheers thanks guys! 
which brand?
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I went with the 290x just got 4 free games! Cheers thanks guys! 
which brand?

I got the msi gaming. R9 290x 

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I got the msi gaming. R9 290x 

new or used ? for what price ?
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Pulled the trigger on a used reference 290X today on eBay for $230, followed shortly by a waterblock... biggrin.gif

Super excited, next week will be a good week... thumb.gif
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post #36 of 37
Get 970 G1 and OC it and it will be much stronger than a 980 stock
I dont know why do u compare it with 290X
r9 290x only supports the directX 11 but 970 is directX 12 with amazing maxwell structure and amazing efficiency
I have 970gtx G1 its really quite and cool
although R9 290x is strong but so hot and noisy
post #37 of 37
glad you picked the r9 290x if history repeats itself you will be matching the gtx 980 in the future.

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btw what was wrong with the Ti you had?
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