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    Default AMD Radeon R9-290X News and Discussion

    Single GPU - http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages...chmarks,1.html
    Crossfire - http://www.guru3d.com/articles_pages...chmarks,1.html

    Fantastic performance but horrible temps. Looks like this is AMD's GTX480 lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by aayman View Post
    Fantastic performance but horrible temps. Looks like this is AMD's GTX480 lol.
    AMD: "We have designed the 290 Series to operate at a steady state of 95C. By running at 95C, we are both maximizing the performance and minimizing the acoustics of the product. Be assured, that 95C is a perfectly safe temperature at which the GPU can operate for its entire life. There is no technical reason to reduce the target temperature below 95C."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Syeef View Post
    AMD: "We have designed the 290 Series to operate at a steady state of 95C. By running at 95C, we are both maximizing the performance and minimizing the acoustics of the product. Be assured, that 95C is a perfectly safe temperature at which the GPU can operate for its entire life. There is no technical reason to reduce the target temperature below 95C."

    LOL.
    The GTX480 was designed to withstand super high temperatures as well but we gave that a lot of ¤¤¤¤ so we should do the same for AMD

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    95c..are they kidding us?? WTF!!

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    And what about a crossfire setup? more than enough to make tea and coffee i believe

    "no technical reason to reduce the temp"
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    If i could go over the avg temp, this would toaster fry my bread in the morning

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    95C????????????? are u freaking kidding me?
    i even dont like being 81-85C... from childhood i know being over 85c-90c is dangerous.

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    though its not the titan killer but 40% less expensive than titan and only 5-10% slower with a beta driver i can say its titan 'killer' (for gaming of course)

    definitely the 780 killer with ~100$ less price... nv lost once again

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    I try to keep my card's temp to around 60 degree and maximum of 65degree!

    and 95 degree!

    i think aftermarket cooler is a better option for this card

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    msi has to come with a super twinfrozrIII / trifrozr III this time

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    Quote Originally Posted by redwan hasan View Post
    i think aftermarket cooler is a better option for this card
    evga amd board banay na... banale water cooler supported cardta beshi bikri korte parto this time lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taher furious View Post
    msi has to come with a super twinfrozrIII / trifrozr III this time

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    evga amd board banay na... banale water cooler supported cardta beshi bikri korte parto this time lol
    sapphire watercooler soho charte pare card ta. sapphire toh ageo water cooled card anse.

    or asus. ARES-II er moto kisu korte pare

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    fan speed was only 40% :O
    come oon just set it to 80% the card will cool down by 10 degree at least!

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    R9 290X, graphics card that sets your house on fire LOL

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    In the end of the day people will recieve this card with a smiling face, and it costs 40% less than titan . .people can easily fit an aftermarket cooler and use it safely in 60-70 temperature may be. .

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    70 degree te jokhon game kheltam, janla off thakle pura room hot hoa jaito. sit kal e eki sathe room heater er kaj korbo.

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    who says it is slower than titan?
    it is equal to titan.
    and it is crappy reference cooler guys.

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    but yea it is power hungry as hell.

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    guru3d show its 5-8% slower than titan in neutral titles... however amd can come back with a good driver

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    This is the reason why I didn't open a thread about this, because of so many pr0z.

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    Buying an aftermarket cooler yourself is actually quite expensive and defeats the price advantage the 290x has.

    I think it's a Titan killer though, performance is fantastic but temps are insane. The fan speed was set to 40% because it is very loud at higher speeds, you can check Youtube for noise tests.

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    Buying an aftermarket cooler yourself is actually quite expensive and defeats the price advantage the 290x has.

    I think it's a Titan killer though, performance is fantastic but temps are insane. The fan speed was set to 40% because it is very loud at higher speeds, you can check Youtube for noise tests.
    Use the Uber mode sets the default max fan speed to 55%.

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