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Fellow OCN members, my 980 ti was sold today for £545, now I am looking for a temporary gpu, any price point until new gpus with HBM release.


I had a 980 ti and 780 ti =

experienced stutter a lot and driver crashes stock

Had a 290x =

Smooth, I was shocked because of all the negative reviews of drivers.

Now I dont mind which gpu vendor to go with, but was thinking fury?X or NANO or something from nvidia
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Fury X or Fury. Seems you have bad luck with nvidia
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Why you do you need a fury x ?thats like getting a 980Ti the only advantage would be that you could use freesync but still the Fury X looks worse than a 290X on CF.

Why not just an used r9 290/x and oc it?
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Thanks fellow members, I am after a temporary card, best price performance.

960 or 380? 390? Or something similar
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should sit on a 290 or 290x then. used.

or 390/380. Could wait and see what the 380x is bringing. 960 is weaker but ok for temp card
Edited by semitope - 11/4/15 at 8:05pm
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hmm decided to wait for 380x
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hmm decided to wait for 380x
it will be slihgly faster than a 280x,and slower than a 290
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hmm decided to wait for 380x
it will be slihgly faster than a 280x,and slower than a 290
the 380X is targeted to be just slightly under a R9 290 but will have 384bit memory interface and 4-6gb of Vram and it is suppose to have 4 additional ACES enabled over the R9 285 the original Tonga theyre referring to R9 380x as fat tonga alot it is suppose to be substantially faster than the R9 285 which is very close to R9 380 so as for the endo result R9 380x looks pretty impressive.
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