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should i get rid of my r9 290?

#1xcmon3yx2Posted 8/14/2014 2:41:30 PM
its a sapphire with a stock reference cooler, i noticed they are dirt cheap on ebay $200-$250. Should i swap it for something else?
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#2ChickenAndJuicePosted 8/14/2014 2:42:17 PM
It's AMD, so yes. Get rid of it
#3HighOnPhazonPosted 8/14/2014 2:42:19 PM
Why?
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#4HighOnPhazonPosted 8/14/2014 2:43:17 PM
My ignore list is growing.

Stop using crap ass font
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#5xcmon3yx2(Topic Creator)Posted 8/14/2014 2:43:35 PM
HighOnPhazon posted...
Why?


well its no secret the card runs extremely hot, just worried about it failing
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#6juscallmeehxPosted 8/14/2014 2:43:44 PM
Can't you crossfire it?
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#7HighOnPhazonPosted 8/14/2014 2:44:52 PM
Meh, if you're worried about it then get something else I guess.

Sapphire is a good card though.
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#8ghostemp77Posted 8/14/2014 2:59:18 PM
If you still want a sapphire get the vapor x version runs much cooler and quieter.
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#9xcmon3yx2(Topic Creator)Posted 8/14/2014 3:00:34 PM
ghostemp77 posted...
If you still want a sapphire get the vapor x version runs much cooler and quieter.


if i swap to a new card it will be an nvidia card
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#10RoboXgp89Posted 8/14/2014 3:01:54 PM(edited)
use it til it burns out then get a 780 2gb on sale when the 800 series comes out