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Sapphire Radeon R9 290X Vapor-X OC 8GB Graphics Card Review

Discussion in 'eTeknix Featured Content' started by Aruffell, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. Aruffell

    Aruffell The Don eTeknix Staff Forum Admin

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    So what is the heat output like
     
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    Haha, not a chance :p
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    What a beast :) and lovely design
     
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    Yeah i have to admit i like this card
     
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    I like that you guys include minimum frames in your reviews. I like the card, but personally it seems late in the lifecycle for an 8GB card. It would probably be tough, but I would like to see Skyrim loaded down with mods benchmarked and compared to see if 8GB could be pushed, but to see if the card still delivers playable performance.
     
  10. Manuel Lopez

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    Why not :p
     
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    The heat output looks good, anyway that you guys might test it on crossfire for recent games? I've never really been able to get amd drivers to work properly for me even though I love 'em >.<
     
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    This is a beast !
     
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    8 gb looks pointless for now
     
  14. Asa V

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    That card looks nice, but in agreeing with other members 8gb is looking a bit pointless compared to the latest offerings from nvidia
     
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    If you're playing at 1080p it is, but on 4k or higher resolutions memory becomes a necessity.
     
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    with all the arguments I would still be happy to have 1 of these cards.
     
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    Them Vram
     
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    I Might actually get one of this , it is clearly much better then my current graphics card :)
     
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    I'd grab one myself if I had a money tree in my back garden ;-)
     
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    It is a very good card and I wouldn't be surprised if the price plummets on the run up to the release of the 300 series.
     

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