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R9 290(X) PCB on 390X GPU

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Is there any card that uses the "reference" 290(X) PCB with a 390X GPU? I am asking because i have a EK-FC R9-290X block+backplate which i used on a Powercolor R9 290 card. As i sold the card, the block and backplate have been gathering dust and i'd like to use them again, mostly to play Skyrim, as with some mods it maxes my GTX 780 "puny" 3 GB VRAM.

   
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Thought I remembered something about this, here: XFX

http://www.guru3d.com/news-story/radeon-r9-390x-pcb-reveals-shows-rebranded-product.html

Should fit the block you think? Might not be the only one either.

Better image form another source: http://www.legitreviews.com/radeon-r9-390x-taken-apart-to-reveal-radeon-r9-290x_166065


Edited by Slink3Slyde - 10/28/15 at 7:46am
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So, other than XFX, no other company uses that PCB?
   
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