Sorry about my broken sentences, I was awake for around 30 minutes by the time I recorded the audio, and I was exhausted.
A quick benchmark comparison of my previous Radeon HD 5870 graphics cards in CrossFireX mode compared to my new R9 280x graphics card. I was using a couple R9 280x graphics cards in CrossFireX originally, but after temperatures of the primary card got to over 90C, even with additional case fans blowing a ton of air at them, I removed the primary card, and put the secondary card in the primary slot and am now using one card. The benchmarks of the R9 280x in this video is of a single card, not CrossFireX mode.
The cards are used on the same system, with the only differences being the RAM I used, both sets of which were equal in speed, the 13.4 Catalyst driver on the 5870s, and the 13.11 Beta build 9.2 on the R9 280x. They were also used on the PCI-Express x16 2.0 BUS, even though the R9 280x is meant for the 3.0 BUS, but is backwards compatible.
I already have an RMA number for the other R9 280x card, and I will be sending it back since it's unusable due to its insane temperatures while in CrossFireX mode. It's not a complete loss, though, as I do still have a slight performance improvement, and now I have a card that supports AMD Mantle.
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~~My computer specs:
PSU: SilverStone 1500 watt
Motherboard: Asus P6T
Sound card: HT Omega Claro II
CPU: Intel Core i7 980x Extreme Edition ~ 6 cores 12MB cache
RAM: 24GB DDR3 triple channel Kingston HyperX Genesis 1600MHz
(Previously using: RAM: 12GB DDR3 triple channel Corsair)
Graphics/Video: Gigabyte Radeon R9 280x Windforce Edition
(Previously using: Graphics/Video: Powercolor Radeon HD 5870 LCS and Gigabyte Radeon HD 5870 ~ both running in CrossFireX mode)
Operating System: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit
Primary Hard drive: 2TB Western Digital 7200RPM 32MB cache
Hard drive for recording: 2TB 7200RPM 64MB cache - Hard drive swapped to internal usage from Eagle Tech external ET-CS2000TSU3-BK
External Hard drive for backing up some files: 1TB Seagate Barracuda 7200RPM 64MB cache ST1000DM003 placed within the external enclosure from an Eagle Tech external ET-CS2000TSU3-BK
Mic: AKG Perception 220
Pre-amp: Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
~~Video Capture and Editing Tools:
Fraps - Video capture program
Elgato HD - Video capture for consoles
Sony Vegas Platinum 11 - Video editing program
Audacity - Audio editing program (free program)