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MSI R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G Now Available

Discussion in 'News' started by Cristian_25H, Dec 23, 2013.

  1. Eroticus

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    The 780 Ti is not $900 USD lol

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814487003

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127770

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125489

    EDIT: Also the 290x is out of stock anyways and have been selling for $599 for the shitty reference design.
     
  3. Eroticus

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    1 US Dollar equals
    3.49 Israeli New Sheqel

    EVGA 780ti(Stock Cooler)
    3490 Israeli New Sheqel equals
    1001.23 US Dollar

    ASUS 780ti(Stock Cooler)
    3550 Israeli New Sheqel equals
    1020.73 US Dollar


    https://www.google.co.il/search?client=opera&q=1$ IN ils&sourceid=opera&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8#q=3490 ₪ in USD


    In my country it's cost like that ...

    and we all know that AMD not enough to resupply the chip and bcuz that they are over priced on all sites.


    you are not paying tax in newegg ... lucky.
     
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    EU the same. With all taxes and craps, final price is over 1000$.
    God damn bastards...
     
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    I'm waiting on the XFX model. The Sapphire Tri-X cards also have my attention.
     
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    Umm eventually, yes. Now, nope.
     
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    Well you gotta realize, a few fps on an overpriced card is paramount these days. With reviews claiming cards "kill" one another over 2fps.

    Coming from a longtime nvidia fan (own 4 titans) and a new first time amd owner (3 290x) I have had a much much better experience with the 290x.

    I can't speak from a single monitor to a single card standpoint, but in a multi monitor situation I find myself with lower/smoother frame times, higher frame rates, and much better multiple display performance from the amd cards. Of all these the biggest point is the last.

    Nvidia is so stuck on pushing a few more fps out so they can milk you for a 100% price premium.

    You pay this premium for bad software support and even worse customer support. (I've been working with nvidia for 10+ months now to get ffxiv fixed in surround) with no sign of any change or fix in the forseeable future.

    With all that said, I wouldn't call myself an amd fan by any means. Discounting the other due to your preference just makes you a short sighted immature fool. Same type of conservative idiocy that has American society stuck in the 50s.

    Your best bet is to take the speed of the card and the price of the card, and compare it with the technologies available on either and make your choice based on your application and personal environment instead of selling yourself short based on some faux loyalty that I can assure you the manufacturer could give to shuts about.

    EDIT: I'm sure a smart fellow like yourself can understand the current price is so high due to the insane demand for the cards right? Said demand is created due to reasonable folks realizing value coupled with the fact they are vastly vastly superior to nvidia gpus in mining.

    One would usually call this a no brainer. That being said (back to my original point) I don't mine, nor do I ever expect to (late to the party - too late) so I was as miffed as anyone to see the prices so high. Just smart enough to understand why and know they wouldn't remain that way. I ended up getting 3 of the R9s (from a miner) for 950 to my door.
     
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    Did you check the date on the last post?
     

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