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User Info: wildog2006

wildog2006
3 years ago#11
steveboblarry posted...
Eh Iam going to wait for the 880 series


Punctuation is your friend, use it. Unless your name is Eh Lam. If so, my bad, but how did a caveman learn to use a computer?
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User Info: Panopictonguy

Panopictonguy
3 years ago#12
I'm looking forward to Crossfiring two Vapor X 290x's. Get a 1200w psu and load my machine up with fans.
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User Info: SM1LER7

SM1LER7
3 years ago#13
Most of the reviews I have read specifically mention that the stock cooler is bad, worse than average, so I am going to reserve judgement until I see some high-end coolers tested.
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steveboblarry
3 years ago#14
wildog2006 posted...
steveboblarry posted...
Eh Iam going to wait for the 880 series


Punctuation is your friend, use it. Unless your name is Eh Lam. If so, my bad, but how did a caveman learn to use a computer?


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User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#15
steveboblarry posted...
wildog2006 posted...
steveboblarry posted...
Eh Iam going to wait for the 880 series


Punctuation is your friend, use it. Unless your name is Eh Lam. If so, my bad, but how did a caveman learn to use a computer?


http://gifrific.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/07/Ron-Swanson-Says-Dont-Even-Care.gif


What's with the stupid linking images instead of typing fad?
It was barely amusing back in the early 2000s on imageboards.
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User Info: Bazooka_Penguin

Bazooka_Penguin
3 years ago#16
The 290x isn't aggressively overclocked out of box. AMD's new boost basically works like this. There's a target frequency (the max) and it clocks down towards a minimum frequency to compensate for heat. In other words, it's underclocking.

It's the opposite of Nvidia's boost with Kepler, which starts at a base frequency (a floor) and overclocks towards a max speed (the boost target) and then overclocks even more if the TDP allows it (Kepler boost).

Oh, and Gibbo on OCUK said he got his 290x to 1200+mhz on air
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User Info: Orestes417

Orestes417
3 years ago#17
Not in the market for a new card, won't be for a generation or two. So no, I don't particularly care
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User Info: The_AntiGrim

The_AntiGrim
3 years ago#18
wildog2006 posted...
steveboblarry posted...
Eh Iam going to wait for the 880 series


Punctuation is your friend, use it. Unless your name is Eh Lam. If so, my bad, but how did a caveman learn to use a computer?


chill your roll, beefcake. no one cares about his mistakes, the post was perfectly legible
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User Info: DarkZV2Beta

DarkZV2Beta
3 years ago#19
Bazooka_Penguin posted...
The 290x isn't aggressively overclocked out of box. AMD's new boost basically works like this. There's a target frequency (the max) and it clocks down towards a minimum frequency to compensate for heat. In other words, it's underclocking.

It's the opposite of Nvidia's boost with Kepler, which starts at a base frequency (a floor) and overclocks towards a max speed (the boost target) and then overclocks even more if the TDP allows it (Kepler boost).

Oh, and Gibbo on OCUK said he got his 290x to 1200+mhz on air


I bet it works exactly the same internally, though. Boost speed is actually just a show variable in the bios, and doesn't make any impact on operation.
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User Info: DiehardFFv2

DiehardFFv2
3 years ago#20
The_AntiGrim posted...
wildog2006 posted...
steveboblarry posted...
Eh Iam going to wait for the 880 series


Punctuation is your friend, use it. Unless your name is Eh Lam. If so, my bad, but how did a caveman learn to use a computer?


chill your roll, beefcake. no one cares about his mistakes, the post was perfectly legible


Not everyone is fine with the dumbing down of language simply because something is "readable". No one expects someone else to write graduate level papers on messaging boards, but not adhering to eventhe most basic of grammar rules just demonstrates sheer laziness.
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