Check this the Radeon HD R9 290X

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    So during dinner last night I was able to get my hands on an engineering sample Radeon HD R9 290X. I can't fill in the blacks just yet I am afraid, but during the live session more will become clear...

    Check this the Radeon HD R9 290X
     
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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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  4. BLEH!

    BLEH! Ancient Guru

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    Can't wait for the review, any ideas when that might be?
     
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    Titan killer?Hmm, i love that anime show. (attack on Titan/Shingeki no Kyojin)
     
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    I find it hard to care these days, there was a time when upgrading every year you pay off, now though every time I upgrade I see no differences. At least in the next coming years there will be a need again as they push the new consoles and our existing consoles struggle to cope as much....

    I dunno I just want the time back when hardware was exciting, now I get more joy out of monitors, they're the real factor in how good games can look.
     
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    IcE Don Snow Staff Member

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    But the Titans were mostly killed by their own children. The Titan killer must be a next generation Geforce card ;)
     
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    I hope it performs as good as it looks... Well, from a reference cooler view that is... ;)
     
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    Titan killer? Sounds good. Competition. :)
     
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    I'm not sure if it will truly kill the Titan but for me if the performance is almost as good as a Titan but with 200-300$ smaller price tag it can definitly qualify as an awesome card. I'm sure though that it will outperform the Titan in the many AMD favoring games out there like Tomb Raider etc.
     
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    Um no, i don't want a 700$ flagship GPU wake up man. We need to get back to regular pricing 499-550$. Then competition ensues causing the 780 to drop further.
     
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    I was comparing it to the 1000$ Titan...
     

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