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Ordered myself an R9 290! Should be a nice upgrade from my 570.

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3 years ago#11
I can tolerate the noise, that's no biggie to me at all really. It's like a 800 hp V8. lol <___<
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3 years ago#12
At least the V8 isn't generally a loud WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO noise
RENAMON!! *weeping* YOU HAVEN'T BENT ANYONE OVER THE SINK AND SHOVED A "CHECK THE STICKY* UP THEIR ASS IN MONTHS!! *curls into ball crying*- Cither3000
3 years ago#13
Yea, it's far louder and way more intense... a WHOO is nothing.
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3 years ago#14
My point was that a whoo is a fair bit less exciting then a nice engine roar
RENAMON!! *weeping* YOU HAVEN'T BENT ANYONE OVER THE SINK AND SHOVED A "CHECK THE STICKY* UP THEIR ASS IN MONTHS!! *curls into ball crying*- Cither3000
3 years ago#15
Oh <_< I think we were at the same point, just got there differently.
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3 years ago#16
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/r9-290-accelero-xtreme-290,3671.html

man that 290 HS is noisy

you'll have to find some vram heatsinks but the accelero works
http://i.imgur.com/hOjV6w3.jpg
3 years ago#17
killkount posted...
I was really debating if I shoulda have went with a 770 and stuck with nvidia, hopefully i don't regret it. Kinda sad over the loss of physx but i'll get over it. nvidia's prices are really not so smart.. 4gb 770 for $400? Good joke.


$400 for a solid card is a joke?

People expect too much for nothing.
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3 years ago#18
TheMoonJumper posted...
killkount posted...
I was really debating if I shoulda have went with a 770 and stuck with nvidia, hopefully i don't regret it. Kinda sad over the loss of physx but i'll get over it. nvidia's prices are really not so smart.. 4gb 770 for $400? Good joke.


$400 for a solid card is a joke?

People expect too much for nothing.


But there are better options out there for as much or cheaper. Nvidia seriously needs to reevaluate their pricing schemes.
Big Money. Big Women. Big Fun.
Skillz Ferguson
3 years ago#19
and the 290 is a faster, solid card at the same price.
http://i.imgur.com/XqIF7rn.gif
3 years ago#20
I just upgraded from a 560ti to a 280x. It's a huge improvement.
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