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Various AIB-branded Radeon R9 290X Graphics Cards Pictured

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Ahead of its formal launch, various AIB-branded Radeon R9 290X graphics card packages smiled for the camera, revealing three things - they're all based on AMD's reference design, barring minor factory-overclock, they're otherwise identical, and that it could be a while before we'll see non-reference design R9 290X graphics cards. Pictured below are cards from three AIB partners, Sapphire, Club3D, and GIGABYTE. Barring Club3D, the other two offer Origin keys to Battlefield 4 (standard edition) as part of the package. We know of one other AIB that offers Battlefield 4, XFX.

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Just release them already FFS. :banghead:
 
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So we'll see the pricing tomorrow? I want to see some real benchmarks...

[size=-10]eyeing wizz[/size]:rolleyes:
 

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Nice personalization on them cards, loving the funky circular name stickers.
 

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Nice personalization on them cards, loving the funky circular name stickers.
I'm waiting for Gigabyte to do their "Sell card plus our 450W cooler as a bundle but we wont cover card damages" thing. Could be amusing.
 

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My 6870s are getting a little dated. :rolleyes:
 
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My 6870s are getting a little dated. :rolleyes:
How do you play at that resolution with just a couple of 6870s ? I have 670 SLI, but it barely gives smooth frame rates at the same resolution.
 

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How do you play at that resolution with just a couple of 6870s ? I have 670 SLI, but it barely gives smooth frame rates at the same resolution.
It depends on the game I'm playing. If I play something like TF2, it will run pretty good. If I run something like Farcry 3, it won't. I have 3 displays but I don't always play in eyefinity. Sometimes it's more than you need and it's not worth it. I work on my tower more than I game. I don't game as often as I used to.