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R9 290-290X owners thread

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by petedread, Oct 30, 2013.

  1. fullinfusion

    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Nope none at all
     
  2. tuunade988

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    Just typical black screens?
     
  3. Eroticus

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    Turn off hardware acceleration in Flash Player. - To fix blue Screen / Restart.

    Black Screens = Drivers crash

    Never had that problem.

    [​IMG]
     
  4. fullinfusion

    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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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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    Hey :)

    Does anybody have a Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290X Tri-X OC Bios?
     
  7. fullinfusion

    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    Go look in the VGA data base ^
     
  8. buildzoid

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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.
     
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    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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    Hi

    Please do not make multiple posts - http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/threads/sapphire-vapor-x-r9-290x-tri-x-oc-bios.200860/

    atb

    Law-II
     
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  11. fullinfusion

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    Scored myself an Asus DCUII 290 today.

    Tri-fire time tomorrow!

    Any tips on removing the cooler on this gpu?

    [​IMG]
     
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    A screwdriver?
     
  13. fullinfusion

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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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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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

    [​IMG]
     
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    How much extra voltage did you add?
     
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    +50mv
     
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    o_O3x 290s for 1080P
     
  18. fullinfusion

    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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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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    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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    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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    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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    fullinfusion 1.21 Gigawatts

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    My msi card is alot faster even though clocked lower.

    Asus? what happend to you?
     
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    It's probably got loose memory timings.
     
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    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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