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    This is where it's all going to happen guys, on AMD's live stream in 4 hours time...i'll be asleep by then lol

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHfmM6QYWNM

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    According to This article Pretty much the entire line of Volcanic Islands GPU's are going to be rebadges....disappointing to hear if this is indeed true

    AMD is all set to launch their next generation of graphics cards later today in Hawaii. And with the launch time getting close, more information has started pouring in. A latest piece of information that came to us tells that the upcoming Radeon R9 280X is basically a rebranded version of the Radeon HD 7970 GHz edition from the last generation. If this is true, then the R9 280X will be featuring the aging Tahiti XT core with 2048 stream processors, 128 TMUs and 28 ROPs. And most possibly, the 3GB GDDR5 memory with 384-bit interface will also be inherited in its original form from the 7970 GHz edition. However, it’ll have slightly higher clocks. The Radeon R9 280X will be competing with the GeForce GTX 770.

    Furthermore, the R9 280X and most of the new graphics cards will be rebrands of the old ones with only R9 290X being the new one which will not be a volume product. It’ll be more like an enthusiast product or an engineering showcase. According to recent leaked benchmarks, it’ll be as fast as the GTX Titan and as our sources say, it’ll be priced similarly.

    Additionally, there might (might is the keyword here!) be another R9 series card which will go against the GTX 780 both in terms of price and performance.

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    Here is a pic of the new R9-290x



    I kinda like the look

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    Nice 1 Myk!
    It's not a bad looking card mate, Thanks for the link too although they were having technical prob's when i was watching and i gave up in the end..

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myk SilentShadow View Post
    Here is a pic of the new R9-290x



    I kinda like the look

    So that is what they look like with the heat-sink on...
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    Hm... it actually has less VRMs than the Titan... - still hope that the manufacturers will make a more robust version of this card...

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    Quote Originally Posted by HiVizMan View Post
    So that is what they look like with the heat-sink on...
    Hahahaha

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    Quantity of VRM parts is not really indicative of performance. Quality is paramount....much rather the VRM is small and high quality than spread out and made of kitkat wrappers.....glad the VRM trumps game is over before it gets any sillier. The more I hear about this card the more I wonder about it killing Titans....if it did it would be priced accordingly...surely....more like competition for 780 and Titan?....no competition on looks....thank God for water blocks if stuff is made that fugly:-P

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    Quote Originally Posted by ganji View Post
    Nice 1 Myk!
    It's not a bad looking card mate, Thanks for the link too although they were having technical prob's when i was watching and i gave up in the end..
    Cheers mate and lol, I was alseep when it happened....so now, I have to read up about what happened.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Myk SilentShadow View Post
    Cheers mate and lol, I was alseep when it happened....so now, I have to read up about what happened.
    Hehe yeah similar thing ere The 20 min's i did watch was just people walking around the seating area while they sorted the tech issue's out. Then got bored n got some gaming done...

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