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I would not consider a move from a 290 to the rx 480 an upgrade. The 290 is still relevant at 2560x1080, that being said the gtx 1080 would be a nice upgrade over the 290 and run games at that resolution for the next 20 years.

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Quote:
Originally Posted by madmanmarz View Post

See if itll unlock to 290x
best answer.

Dont buy anyhting yet....wait for RX 580 and (590?) Vega. if these are good, prices should go down all around after a month or so. The 290 is good as is, so is my 390. If you have the reference blower design, its actually the best of the cards to hold on to.
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