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Old 29-11-15, 01:48 AM
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CrossOver or new card?

Let me start by saying that I am a fan of AMD cards. I know nVidia is good and what not but I've always stuck with AMD GPUs and am planning to do in the future.

Now, I have a 280x and I was wondering whether it would be a better idea to get a new 380 or get another 280 or 280x and CrossFire them?

What's your guys' opinion?

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Old 29-11-15, 02:18 AM
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Better to just get another 280x and CF.

Though if you can wait, the next gen is definitely worth the wait. What is your reason for wanting an upgrade?
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Old 29-11-15, 07:24 AM
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Well depends on budget. If you can get a really really good deal on a 280x then sure why not. If it's not a good deal then I'd say hold off on Xfire if performance is still good for you. If you want to upgrade now I'd say look between a really cheap 280x or selling your current card and getting a new higher end one.
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Old 29-11-15, 11:57 AM
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"amd fan"

"crossover"

but srsly, I'd always prefer to get a single gpu over sli/cf, it just solves a lot of potential issues, especially with games that don't even support sli such as Fallout 4.
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Old 29-11-15, 12:48 PM
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I wouldn't crossfire Tahiti GPU's because they use the old crossfire bridges instead of the superior bridgeless system with the newer GPU's.
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Old 29-11-15, 02:34 PM
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Going from a 280X to a 380 makes NO sense
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Going from a 280X to a 380 makes NO sense
Why do you say that?
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Old 29-11-15, 02:50 PM
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Better to just get another 280x and CF.

Though if you can wait, the next gen is definitely worth the wait. What is your reason for wanting an upgrade?
Just not getting solid FPS anymore, usually sitting around 30-40. The new titles, except maybe SWBF, are all demanding if you want to make them look pretty.
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Old 29-11-15, 03:02 PM
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Why do you say that?
Because the 380 is slightly slower than a 280X.
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Old 29-11-15, 05:24 PM
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Because the 380 is mostly a slightly faster rebrand of the 280.
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