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Sapphire Radeon R9 290 or msi gtx 970
« on: February 19, 2015, 03:23:37 pm »
Is Sapphire Radeon R9 290 Tri-X OC 4GB GDDR5 a power hungry gpu comparing to gtx 970 ??? ???

will Radeon R9 290 get a price cut after amd launch r9 300 series ;D ;D

or should i buy gtx 970 :\

Radeon R9 290 Tri-X OC 4GB GDDR5 vs radeon r9 290 vapor-x oc
is there big differences?????

is threre both cards available in redline???

will r9 290 GOOD ENOUGH FOR 1080P for 2 or 3 years???

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Re: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 or msi gtx 970
« Reply #1 on: February 19, 2015, 04:50:27 pm »
Depends on your budget no? I'm hardly an expert but from what I gather the 970 is phenomenal. If you take advantage of the Redline offer (I'm guessing you're referencing that) then I'd say you're getting a pretty darn good deal on the 290 - finding a used 970 at that price ain't gonna be easy. I'm using an older R9 290 and it is amazing - just hot and power hungry although the versions above are cooler.
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Re: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 or msi gtx 970
« Reply #2 on: February 19, 2015, 05:44:51 pm »
I would say the R9 290 is the better deal considering the price. And the prices will surely drop when the R9 3xx series come out.But there will be price drop from nvidia as well(like they did with 770s). Finally there will be GTX 980Ti which will outperform everything. ;D
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Re: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 or msi gtx 970
« Reply #3 on: February 19, 2015, 08:00:30 pm »
what about Zotac GTX 970 AMP EXTREME 4GB? its only Rs.67000 with Nvidea pick your path coupon

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Re: Sapphire Radeon R9 290 or msi gtx 970
« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2015, 03:57:45 am »
Go with the cheaper option. They perform neck and neck. Both will be good enough for 1080p for a while.