Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › AMD/ATI › 290 upgrade to Fury X?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

290 upgrade to Fury X?

post #1 of 4
Thread Starter 
The upgrade worth $380?

Game @ 1080p on a 144hz monitor. Don't like 4k monitors for gaming for some reason so "upgraded" all of mine to 144hz 1080p monitors, still have the 4k monitors as backups.
post #2 of 4
I will have to say no even for 1080p. Problem Fury X has is that at higher resolutions 4GB is limiting and at 1080p it faces CPU overhead. I would wait for Vega.
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 4
No, find an extra $20-$50 and buy a GTX 1070 if you want to game at 1080p 144hz. If you want an amd gpu you will have to wait until later this year when they release there mid to high end part, which will probably just be on par with the 1070.

Good Luck!
Mid Range Red Box
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790k @ 4.7ghz Z97 MSI MSI GTX 1080ti Gaming X - ~2063/11850 16gb DDR3@2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD's 240mm/360mm Rad - XSPC Raytorm/Universal block(... Windows 3840x2160 
PowerCase
Evga 1000w  Arc Midi R2 Super Console 
  hide details  
Reply
Mid Range Red Box
(12 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4790k @ 4.7ghz Z97 MSI MSI GTX 1080ti Gaming X - ~2063/11850 16gb DDR3@2400mhz 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
SSD's 240mm/360mm Rad - XSPC Raytorm/Universal block(... Windows 3840x2160 
PowerCase
Evga 1000w  Arc Midi R2 Super Console 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 4
Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

I will have to say no even for 1080p. Problem Fury X has is that at higher resolutions 4GB is limiting and at 1080p it faces CPU overhead. I would wait for Vega.
This
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: AMD/ATI
Overclock.net › Forums › Graphics Cards › AMD/ATI › 290 upgrade to Fury X?