AMD Radeon R9 290X


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GPU Architecture 28nm
API Support DirectX 11.2, Mantle, OpenGL 4.3
PCE Express Version 3.0
AMD PowerTune Technology Yes
4K Resolution Support Yes
DDMA Audio Yes
HDMI (With 4K, Stereo 3D, Deep Color & x.v.Color) Yes
TrueAudio Technology Yes
AMD Eyefinity Technology (Maximum displays) 3 with DVI/HDMI, 4 using DisplayPort, 6 with an MST hub
Video Codec Engine (VCE) (with H.264, MPEG-4 ASP, MPEG-2, VC-1 & Blu-ray 3D) Yes
GPU Clock Speed Up to 1GHz
Memory Bandwidth Up to 320 GB/s
Memory Amount Up to 4GB GDDR5
Stream Processing Units Up to 2816
Required Power Supply Connectors 1 x 6-pin + 1 x 8-pin
AMD CrossFire Support (Maximum number of GPUs and CrossFire Bridge Interconnect required) 4, no
Form Factor Full height, dual slot

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AMD Radeon R9 290X Reviews Rating: 60 out of 100 based on 3 ratings.

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AMD Radeon R9 290X Roundups and Shootouts

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AMD Radeon R9 290X Review -- Oct 24 '13
AMD Radeon R9 290X Review Hexus -- Oct 25 '13
AMD Radeon R9 290X Review ocaholic -- May 21 '14
AMD Radeon R9 290X Review ocaholic -- May 29 '14
AMD Radeon R9 290X Review ocaholic -- Apr 02 '14
AMD Radeon R9 290X Review TechSpot -- Jan 19 '15
AMD Radeon R9 290X Review Tom's Hardware -- Apr 16 '14 on Oct 24 '13

"AMD’s R9 290X graphics card has reclaimed the single GPU crown from Nvidia’s GTX Titan. There is no doubting it boasts the performance credentials of a class leading graphics card and with AMD’s..."

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EuroGamer on Jan 19 '14

"Forged with its latest GCN 1.1 architecture at centre, the AMD R9 290X sports a cutting edge Hawaii XT chipset that sets out to better Nvidia's cards - right up to the mighty GTX Titan - for a..."

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Hardware.Info on Oct 24 '13

"The Radeon R9 290X is an extremely powerful graphics card, faster than the Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 in almost every benchmark, and faster than the Titan in more than a few. With 4K resolution, which..."

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HardwareCanucks on Oct 24 '13

"With the R9 290X, AMD has achieved something phenomenal. They have made extreme performance all that much more accessible to gamers by releasing a card that not only bucks current industry pricing..."

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KitGuru on Oct 24 '13

"The R9 290X is a monster solution, but we want to see the custom cooled solutions from AMD partners, and soon."

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