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I bought a zotac 1070amp edition and I run a 2560x1440 32" monitor.. The 1070 is pretty much perfect for my monitor and I5-6600k...

Your best option right now, at this moment is the 1080, and I would suggest the big Zotac or MSI 1080.. Other than that you need to wait.... I've also read/heard the 1080ti is ready now, but they arent releasing it because AMD has nothing to compete with anything nvidia is currently offering..

You could try 2 aftermarket rx480's when they hit the shelves here in a week or two, but your limiting factor is still going to be crossfire capability.. It might depend on what game titles your currently playing and if they have crossfire capability... You could also sell the 480's later this year and put that money towards a big single gpu solution.
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Best option: I'd say wait for the 480 AIB. A single one will work fine with your Freesync monitor, then Vega.
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For reference, my modified reference 480 oc'd stable at 1400mhz with a 50mv voltage increase(1200mv). AIBs should do similar if not better with better power delivery. I got a 14712 fire strike gfx score with those settings.
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You want to wait for Vega. I am in the same situation. 2 x 290X seem to have too many problems at 4K which I can't seem to know why so it's a bad option.
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For ugrade definitely 1070 or 1080 but price sucks atm.

480 would be a side grade.

So I suggest wait smile.gif
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post #16 of 23
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For ugrade definitely 1070 or 1080 but price sucks atm.

480 would be a side grade.

So I suggest wait smile.gif

Yup. Either pay a premium for a 1070 or 1080 (though I wouldn't go less than a 1080 to be honest if upgrading from a 290x) OR wait for Vega / 1080ti which you can pick one of those or wait for them to force 1080 prices to drop.

I'm in the same boat. 290x at 4k... looking to upgrade but there just isn't anything worth it and I refuse to pay the 1080's unjustified premium.

Just oc your card in the meantime and wait - assuming you haven't already that is.
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Yep, on top of that my monitor has freesync so this "party" is totally red only... wink.gif Then i gess i have to wait, at least i will have more time to get the money for it biggrin.gif .

Wait for AIBs. At 1400 core it seems that the 480s are hitting Fury performance. Here is a 4K Freesync thread with a Fury by Arizonian . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/1590354/viewsonic-xg2700-4k-ips-adaptive-sync-thread

I have a regular 4K paired with 2 290s for almost two years now. I have no issues with any of my games, which none of them have gimpworks.
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Wait for AIBs. At 1400 core it seems that the 480s are hitting Fury performance. Here is a 4K Freesync thread with a Fury by Arizonian . . .

http://www.overclock.net/t/1590354/viewsonic-xg2700-4k-ips-adaptive-sync-thread

I have a regular 4K paired with 2 290s for almost two years now. I have no issues with any of my games, which none of them have gimpworks.

Where does 480 match Fury? If you are basing it on 1080p FireStrike that is incorrent. At 4K no OC on 480 can match Fury.
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post #19 of 23
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Where does 480 match Fury? If you are basing it on 1080p FireStrike that is incorrent. At 4K no OC on 480 can match Fury.

That's the only basis rightnow. We have no AIB benchmarks in games yet. So, it can go the either way - your opinion or mine. But will see.

Point is . . . op has a Freesync monitor and the 480 is the cheapest route before Vega. So, that is the only way to make use of the monitor other than crosfiring with another hawaii, which is not ideal.

Now, before you respond . . . think about it. Clock for clock hawaii is a bit faster than RX but at a certain oc, RX leaves hawaii behind.
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That's the only basis rightnow. We have no AIB benchmarks in games yet. So, it can go the either way - your opinion or mine. But will see.

Point is . . . op has a Freesync monitor and the 480 is the cheapest route before Vega. So, that is the only way to make use of the monitor other than crosfiring with another hawaii, which is not ideal.

Now, before you respond . . . think about it. Clock for clock hawaii is a bit faster than RX but at a certain oc, RX leaves hawaii behind.

390X is faster @ 1050 then 1266MHz RX 480. Fury is faster then both. I do not thin 150MHz OC will match Fury. At 4K RX 480 actually falls even more behind 390X.
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