Topic Title: Different revisions of 280x Dual-X?
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Created On: 04/30/2014 03:04 PM
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 04/30/2014 03:04 PM
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AcidTrip
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Hello,

 

I bought a dual-x 280x as soon as it came out.

 

I have noticed that the newer dual-x cards are fatter and have more fans.

 

Is there a reason for this? Was the dual-x model line faulty? it's working fine, just curious.

 

GO GO AMD!!

 05/01/2014 11:10 AM
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Slayerx
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They might have been having problems with the first dual-x cards over heating so they came out with ones with a bigger heatsink and two fans.

I don't think there's anything wrong with the dual-x line, Sapphire makes pretty good cards at least I've never had a problem with them.



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