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Old 01-02-14, 05:42 PM
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Gigabyte R9 290X Windforce Overview



Gigabyte releases their Windforce version of the AMD R9 290X. RushKit takes a quick look at the card.

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Old 01-02-14, 06:58 PM
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Nice overview and good write up James.

Can't wait to see the whole review!
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Very good look up from RKJ, as always.

But the one i want to see is the MSI Card, and if it has a reference design pcb which can have waterblocks mounted.
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Great work J bout time Gigabyte did this, looking forward to full review and graphs to get my peepers around.
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Been having some fun of my own.. Gigabyte 290-OC @ 1040/1250 stock.
CPU+GPU@Clocks & (a) means aircooled.

CPU/GPU OC verification Image - http://oi60.tinypic.com/jpeh3b.jpg
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3Dmark06 P34195 - http://www.3dmark.com/3dm06/17522256
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3DmarkVantage P41451 - http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4945930
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3Dmark11 P14322 - http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/7923655
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3Dmark Firestrike P9789 - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/1659273
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - Heaven 2.5 - FPS 93.9 - Score 2366 - http://oi61.tinypic.com/23ogaq.jpg

*I thought FS may have broken 10K, stay tuned for a while as winter will provide better results. :P

Few moments later...

*Okay so I now have Broken 10k :P
Firestrike 10185 - 2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1170/1370 (a) - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/1663529
I think I can go higher, but have to wait until winter... :/
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Old 05-02-14, 12:30 PM
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Been having some fun of my own.. Gigabyte 290-OC @ 1040/1250 stock.
CPU+GPU@Clocks & (a) means aircooled.

CPU/GPU OC verification Image - http://oi60.tinypic.com/jpeh3b.jpg
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3Dmark06 P34195 - http://www.3dmark.com/3dm06/17522256
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3DmarkVantage P41451 - http://www.3dmark.com/3dmv/4945930
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3Dmark11 P14322 - http://www.3dmark.com/3dm11/7923655
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - 3Dmark Firestrike P9789 - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/1659273
2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1150/1275 (a) - Heaven 2.5 - FPS 93.9 - Score 2366 - http://oi61.tinypic.com/23ogaq.jpg

*I thought FS may have broken 10K, stay tuned for a while as winter will provide better results. :P

Few moments later...

*Okay so I now have Broken 10k :P
Firestrike 10185 - 2600K @ 4.6 (a) + Gigabyte WF3 290-OC @ 1170/1370 (a) - http://www.3dmark.com/fs/1663529
I think I can go higher, but have to wait until winter... :/
It is winter o_O
Or are you in Aus?

Just whack the fans on 100% and go for 1200/1400.
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Old 05-02-14, 12:39 PM
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Great work J bout time Gigabyte did this, looking forward to full review and graphs to get my peepers around.
Thanks dude, yeah I'm looking forward to the results. Should be very interesting
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