I have no idea how long a deal like this can last. This is the EXACT card that I want... but since I still can't afford it I may as well keep you guys informed on it: Open Box Powercolor PCS+ AXR9 290. 400 dollars. Boom.
Newegg.com - Open Box: PowerColor PCS+ AXR9 290 4GBD5-PPDHE Radeon R9 290 4GB 512-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card