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is there any reason to get R9 290x?

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2 years ago#1
The Palit Jetstream 780 or MSI 780 Lightning
Performs better than titan and they are in same price range...
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2 years ago#2
No.
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2 years ago#3
dennis941012 posted...
The Palit Jetstream 780 or MSI 780 Lightning
Performs better than titan and they are in same price range...


same price range? msi lightning is $760... 290x is anywhere from $550 to $650 depending on which leak you listen to, no official price yet. Why not wait for a 290x lightning?
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2 years ago#4
Oh so you know how much the 290X will cost?

And the 290X has more VRAM, a wider memory bus, and more ROPs.
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2 years ago#5
MSI lightning is $770 on newegg. If you are going to spend this much might as well wait for the titan 2 I assume at the beginning of next year?

Can't find a price on the the Palit jet stream.
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2 years ago#6
Snuckie7 posted...
Oh so you know how much the 290X will cost?

And the 290X has more VRAM, a wider memory bus, and more ROPs.


wasn't it listed on neweggs for $700 for few hours before getting removed?
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2 years ago#7
dennis941012 posted...
Snuckie7 posted...
Oh so you know how much the 290X will cost?

And the 290X has more VRAM, a wider memory bus, and more ROPs.


wasn't it listed on neweggs for $700 for few hours before getting removed?


It's been listed everywhere from $555 to $9999.
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2 years ago#8
Snuckie7 posted...
Oh so you know how much the 290X will cost?

And the 290X has more VRAM, a wider memory bus, and more ROPs.


and slower, hotter and uses more power
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2 years ago#9
The 290X is beating the 780 in almost every benchmark leaked so far.
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2 years ago#10
We won't know until the price becomes official. Then we'll know what kind of bang for your buck we'll be getting.
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