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now that the mining craze has settled down, there going for $400 used on ebay (mining beaters). so you can get a quad 290X setup for ~ the price of a 295X2.

I'm only interested since it has the four mini dp and if I keep my 5x1 Eyefinity setup. 4K looks very tempting and the Samsung 28" makes the temptation worse @ $700. But I'm hearing there's issues with these monitors (dead pixels possibility, excessive light bleed, loss of signal, etc.), so I may still hold on to these Dells smile.gif.

same ! normally i dont like dual gpu cards, may hold out and maybe msi will do the awesome lightning io again. at least ill be able to get a block for them, i really hate the 2 mandatory slots :/

wish amd just went with firepro i/o


Edited by Mega Man - 4/8/14 at 9:01pm
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same ! normally i dont like dual gpu cards, may hold out and maybe msi will do the awesome lightning io again. at least ill be able to get a block for them, i really hate the 2 mandatory slots :/

wish amd just went with firepro i/o



Imho, AMD side-stepped multi displayport cards, both reference and aib models to better promote 4k. Same thing happened with the 7xxx series, to promote Eyefinity and 5x1/3x2 eyefinity, they allowed multiple dp. There were multiple cards w/ dp w/ the last gen. It seems amd has realized a that it shouldn't abandon Eyefinity just yet since 4k hasnt really fully fledged for the average user. Other then that, another thing I'm wondering if they held up on this in preparation for HDMI 2.0 and Displayport 1.3.
post #2393 of 3024
Looks like the 295x2 are out. I dont know about this one. I would definitely need a EK custom block. Not the AIO cooler. Not to mention the 1500 price tag.I had the 2 x 7990s and it was a bear to keep them cool.Guess I will see close to how bad its going to be when I get the cooler for my 2nd R9 290X. Just going to run it for now with Air. Under water with one I get 45C core VRM1 55c and VRM2 43C(while mining). Will probably be under 60C total with 2x 290X. Ill post once I get it together. thumb.gif
Edited by Jflisk - 4/9/14 at 1:11pm
post #2394 of 3024
Guys can I have some assist.

I wonder if it is somehow related to CFX. I run my screen at 75Hz. In BF4 when I turn on V-Sync I get 50FPS? When I set the screen to 60Hz I get about 45FPZ and when I set it to 50Hz I get around 35FPS. Now it doesn't matter the detail level. It does it low to ultra. When CFX is off it does not seem to do it. But then I cant run the game on nice detail levels. biggrin.gif Any idea what would cause this, I have played with frame pacing and triple buffering, nothing going there. So I dunno.

Also upgrade now? Or wait for Pirate Islands?
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I don't know if this is related but I plan on getting a R9 270 and later adding another 270 for crossfire..Is this a good plan ?? Will my 750W psu be enough ?? It's a Corsair RM750
post #2396 of 3024
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I don't know if this is related but I plan on getting a R9 270 and later adding another 270 for crossfire..Is this a good plan ?? Will my 750W psu be enough ?? It's a Corsair RM750

You're fine sir, sucks ~140w for a single card.

http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages/amd_radeon_r9_270_review,8.html


Even if does 200w (doubtful), two would bring you ~400w, leaving y 350-400w for the rest of the system. Plenty enough imho.
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Okay thnx smile.gif What are your opinions about Crossfire after using it ?? I have never built a dual-gpu system ever. I have a ASRock B75 Pro3- m motherboard which supports Crossfire so I thought that I could get an R9 270 now and once I need more preformance - get another one. I have the cooling for it and with the custom coolers from the likes of Msi heat is no issue.. What do you think ??
post #2398 of 3024
Crossfire is a great way to add gpu power to setup. If you're going to game with it, most do support crossfire but a few games just don't like it. I like that fact that you can turn off crossfire if you don't need it via ccc.
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Crossfire is a great way to add gpu power to setup. If you're going to game with it, most do support crossfire but a few games just don't like it. I like that fact that you can turn off crossfire if you don't need it via ccc.
Newer drivers only turn on CFX when programs have associated profiles preloaded into the drivers. So I guess that is a plus so that games especially older ones do not go all buggy on people.
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I have only used Nvidia cards... I have 4 displays - 3 monitor setup + a tv above my setup used as a sort of "extra" screen when I need it to show stuff. How does eyefinity work ?? They are all 1920x1080 resolution including the TV..
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