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This thread needs some R9-290x love


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post #1692 of 3024
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This thread needs some R9-290x love


is there a reason why you bought two different cards?
I've got two different ones myself but only because i bought one later on and the first one has gotten much more expensive.
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Mostly just availability, I got a Sapphire on launch night and then got an Asus when I next saw any available. Luckily newegg mobile promo codes + selling BF4 keys brought down the cost to ~$510/card.

Anyway they are both reference cards, don't have any warranty stickers anywhere and apparently memory type doesn't matter. TIM/heatsink factory application is also not a factor as I will be watercooling these. So in the end, I suppose it doesn't matter if you have a Sapphire or an Asus.
Edited by geggeg - 11/8/13 at 10:02pm
post #1694 of 3024
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Mostly just availability, I got a Sapphire on launch night and then got an Asus when I next saw any available. Luckily newegg mobile promo codes + selling BF4 keys brought down the cost to ~$510/card.

Anyway they are both reference cards, don't have any warranty stickers anywhere and apparently memory type doesn't matter. TIM/heatsink factory application is also not a factor as I will be watercooling these. So in the end, I suppose it doesn't matter if you have a Sapphire or an Asus.

yeah my question is absolutely pointless if you use watercooling and i also forgot that there are only reference models out yet xD fail by me...
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Ahh, finally i'm happy smile.gif
Got my 6990+6970 Crossfire working pretty well, atleast BF3 wheee.gif
    
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post #1696 of 3024
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Ahh, finally i'm happy smile.gif
Got my 6990+6970 Crossfire working pretty well, atleast BF3 wheee.gif

so they run in triple cf? i've never experienced triple cf/sli, how's the microstuttering?
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so they run in triple cf? i've never experienced triple cf/sli, how's the microstuttering?

Yeah, those run on trifire, and i didn't see any stuttering on BF3/Payday 2
have to test today with other game's than those two

BF3 was multiplayer 60FPS with vsynch and all maxxed, what i could max

i would test those on my flatout 1 (last time when i test CF, i had 2x radeon 3850, 512mb GDDR2 and 512MB GdDR3 model's, and it was horrible to play, game runned lower fps than my laptop what have VIA's integrated card what give me lowest setting's 20-25fps)

it eat's power i have to say, i run those with 750W chieftech and 550W XFX psu's

...have to buy better, and bigger one smile.gif
    
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Guys, I remember reading that AMD is hoping to have crossfire happen across the GPU lanes instead of using the actual bridge and it was going to affect all the R2xx cards and the 7970/7950 cards. Where are they at with this? Does anyone know? Is everyone still using the bridge to crossfire?
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Guys, I remember reading that AMD is hoping to have crossfire happen across the GPU lanes instead of using the actual bridge and it was going to affect all the R2xx cards and the 7970/7950 cards. Where are they at with this? Does anyone know? Is everyone still using the bridge to crossfire?

the 290x for example doesn't even have cf connectors. yes, it runs completely over the lanes.
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i would test those on my flatout 1 (last time when i test CF, i had 2x radeon 3850, 512mb GDDR2 and 512MB GdDR3 model's, and it was horrible to play, game runned lower fps than my laptop what have VIA's integrated card what give me lowest setting's 20-25fps)

i'm surprised that low performance was the only issue with gddr2 and gddr3 mixed together ^^
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