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Should I sell my R9 290?

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Hi guys,

I am debating whether or not I should sell my graphic card now. I don't game much at the moment and I have a seller that offers me 225$ CAD (~176US$) which is some what good. The card still has warranty until January. It is great but it consumes at lot. I am very tempted to grab the 480, especially if it sells for 200US$! However, knowing AMD I don't know how long I will have to wait...

What are your thought?
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Do it now! thumb.gif
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i say sell while you can.
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Originally Posted by rdr09 View Post

i say sell while you can.

agreed.
    
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Alright, I will sell smile.gif
Thanks all!
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post #6 of 6

If you don't play games then the iGPU of your chip will be fine. If not a cheap GT210 will do just fine until you can get a 480 though it will take a while before those become widely available, which is why I am not selling my 290.

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