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Windows 7: Crossfire R9 280X

22 Aug 2014   #1
N00berG00ber

Windows 10 Pro
 
 
Crossfire R9 280X

So i have been debating on whether to get another Asus 280X and run crossfire. As it is now, i dont like AMD especially the drivers, but i dont want to sell my card for $200 and put in $320 for a GTX 780. so as far as drivers and such are concerned, how is the 280x when crossfired and how is the overclocking when crossfired?


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22 Aug 2014   #2
RoasterMen

Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
 
 

The Radeon R9 280X is basically a Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition, you can pair your 280X with 7970 GHz.

But I'd go with a GeForce GTX 780

Radeon R9 280X vs GeForce GTX 780
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23 Aug 2014   #3
N00berG00ber

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

hmmmm, i dont think my PSU can handle another 280x. i have a 750W PSU. so if thats the case, ill just wait and buy a used 780 then sell my card.
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23 Aug 2014   #4
NoN

Windows 7 Professional SP1 - x64 [Non-UEFI Boot]
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by N00berG00ber View Post
hmmmm, i dont think my PSU can handle another 280x. i have a 750W PSU. so if thats the case, ill just wait and buy a used 780 then sell my card.
For crossfire R9 280x with your forum Specs mentioned looks the "Recommended Minimum PSU Wattage" is: 727w...and this without CPU overclocking.

You'll be very tighten when fully loaded.
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23 Aug 2014   #5
N00berG00ber

Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by NoN View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by N00berG00ber View Post
hmmmm, i dont think my PSU can handle another 280x. i have a 750W PSU. so if thats the case, ill just wait and buy a used 780 then sell my card.
For crossfire R9 280x with your forum Specs mentioned looks the "Recommended Minimum PSU Wattage" is: 727w...and this without CPU overclocking.

You'll be very tighten when fully loaded.
Yea I thought so... Alright 780 it is! Lol
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