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Just typical black screens?
 
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Has anyone who owns a r9 290 not 290x, have experienced random computer freezing and restarts?
Turn off hardware acceleration in Flash Player. - To fix blue Screen / Restart.

Black Screens = Drivers crash

Never had that problem.

 

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Nope, only black screen is when a over clock is to high. Black screen will go back to normal if left for a min or so but other wise no black screens
 
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Hmm.. you guys don't know that if its common at all to have the problems im having?


EDIT: I've got a rev 1.0 version of the gigabyte windforce r9 290, if that means anything...
 

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Go look in the VGA data base ^
 
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Does anybody have a Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290X Tri-X OC Bios?
Do you have a R9-290X Vapor-X OC because if you don't the R9 290X Vapor-X OC BIOS will brick all cards that aren't the R9 290X Vapor-X OC.
 
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Do you have a R9-290X Vapor-X OC because if you don't the R9 290X Vapor-X OC BIOS will brick all cards that aren't the R9 290X Vapor-X OC.
I have the same card but the non-x version. A friend of mine was able to upgrade his sapphire r9 290 vapor x oc to an r9 290x vapor x by flashing the "x" bios. Unfortunally he hasnt the bios file anymore.
If the flash goes wrong, i can change the bios by a jumper on the card.
 
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Scored myself an Asus DCUII 290 today.

Tri-fire time tomorrow!

Any tips on removing the cooler on this gpu?

 
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Smart ass lol no shit.

Ok then a simpler question is the bios switch for different clocks and should I update the cards bios from Asus?
 

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For elpida memory it clocks great! way more then my msi hynx memory :D

 
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How much extra voltage did you add?
 

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Who says its 1080P?

Just because my sys info says a 27" don't mean I run 27 all the time...

It's for benching my man you should know that :toast:

Plus I got the card locally cheap cheap, like real freaking cheap so tri-fire is just going to be a test and out she goes when Im done lol
 
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Who says its 1080P?

Just because my sys info says a 27" don't mean I run 27 all the time...

It's for benching my man you should know that :toast:

Plus I got the card locally cheap cheap, like real freaking cheap so tri-fire is just going to be a test and out she goes when Im done lol
Just poking at cha bud :roll:

Benchers FTW lol. I was a serious addict at it :banghead:

If you ditch one i might want it as i need a second as 4K is seriously rapping my 290X :mad:
 

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Just poking at cha bud :roll:

Benchers FTW lol. I was a serious addict at it :banghead:

If you ditch one i might want it as i need a second as 4K is seriously rapping my 290X :mad:
I figured as much lol. I'll let you know this weekend if I'm going to sell it. Its a nice card.. Way bigger then my MSI gaming card and it works well. The bios flash sucked but I fixed that in a hurry in dos.

What's better for over clocking 2 different vendor cards? Trix or MSI an?
 
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I figured as much lol. I'll let you know this weekend if I'm going to sell it. Its a nice card.. Way bigger then my MSI gaming card and it works well. The bios flash sucked but I fixed that in a hurry in dos.

What's better for over clocking 2 different vendor cards? Trix or MSI an?
Ok i'll keep an eye out bud

I can't really say as the last time i ran 2 cards was with 2x HD 7870s @1215/1500 with MSI Afterburner
 

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Yeah my Asus is clocked at 1000/1260 ,and the MSI is 977/1250 and trixx isn't very friendly when clocking to the same frequency.
 

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My msi card is alot faster even though clocked lower.

Asus? what happend to you?
 
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Yeah my Asus is clocked at 1000/1260 ,and the MSI is 977/1250 and trixx isn't very friendly when clocking to the same frequency.
Did you try individually clocking them with AB


Also will i lose performance by crossfiring a R9 290 with a R9 290X
 
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