Radeon R9 290X
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87 FPS
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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
176 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
64 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2816
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Release Price
$549.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
290 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
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8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
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Radeon R9 290X Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 290X is a high-end graphics card and the most powerful single graphics card of the Radeon R-200 Series.
It packs a Hawaii XT Core which offers 2816 Shader Processing Units, 176 TMUs and 64 ROPs, on a 512-bit memory interface.
While the central unit runs at 1000MHz, the memory clock operates at 1250MHz.
Benchmarks indicate its performance is slightly better than GeForce GTX Titan and considerably better than GeForce GTX 780. Its release price of $549 makes Radeon R9 290X an extremely competitive graphics card. It was most powerful single-graphics-card available until November 2013.
Please note that this card is known to heat a lot and requires a very powerful PSU.


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wolfe1924's Rig
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I'm not sure why it says 750w power supply required with a max of 290 of consumption it shouldn't need that much power I have this gpu running perfectly with my rig and even with a stiff oc on the cpu all on a corsair cx 600m psu

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Igor123's Rig
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What a beast of the card. After 3 years it beats 780 ti by big margin and with adequate cooling you can overclock s* out of this card.

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Anyone know if it's safe for my non-reference R9 290X to be running at 80C?

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pretty much safe yes…

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Thanks, buddy.

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I am using this card, and so far, there wasnt a game I couldnt play on ultra (played games like GTA 5 TW3, heavily modded skyrim and ARMA 3).


Havent even OC'ed yet, so perhaps that will be something for the future.

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I have a Geforce GTX 7800 and my brother recently bought this one, Im sure my gaming experience will change alot!

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So, I've Thinking about buying this one,my power supply is 500w, willl it work? apart from that, I had seen this one:Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition, which one do you reccomend? My CPU can handle it? sorry 4 the nubness

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this card is like a calefactor, your cpu will be ok, even an i3 will be ok, the 500w will be a problem, this card use a lot of power

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I doubt my card is 2% worse

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it says mine is better but would this be an improvement

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you are limited in range 2gb of ram so when it comes only at 2gb of ram that game needs yours is faster for sure but in game that req more ram this is better for sure

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dafaq it says my gpu's are 7% better then this?

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Well you have 2 660s and you overclock like 15% out of it. They should be better.

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dafuq, it says that my GPU is better by 7% O_o

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