Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition
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Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii PRO
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28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
160 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
64 GPixel/s
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2560
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Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
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Memory
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4096 MB
Memory Speed
1300 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
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Memory Bandwidth
332.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
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2
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1
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1000 MHz
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275 Watts
PSU
750 Watt
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None
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8 GB
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2560 x 1440
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Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 290.
This edition comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit which was increased from 947MHz to 1000MHz and in the memory clock which now operates at 1300MHz. Furthermore, the card comes with a custom triple fan solution which will reduce its temperature under load.
Benchmarks indicate a 2% performance boost over the reference card.


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Laurynax's Rig
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Hello , will my cpu bottleneck this gpu ? :)

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OLLCommander's Rig
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Will a decently highly overclocked FX 8320e bottleneck this?

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lukakralj111's Rig
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Nope, your build should be fairly balanced

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Sunny2456's Rig
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If this comes stock OC'd, can I keep it at that level with my current 550w PSU? Will a 650w PSU work well?

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MasterTH's Rig
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A quality 550w could be alright and a 650w will definitely work. I use it with an average quality 600w without any trouble.

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NicekillBG's Rig
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which one

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galaxyX12's Rig
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is this and dual x5460 good match? my gtx660 was holding a single x5460 back by alot,and it was a OC card.

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there are alot games that req good sufficient single core performance if only one from your cores on 100% you are bottlenecking gpu so you want to have something atleast like i5 2500k oced 4.0ghz

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eh,i dont have $$ for new cpu,i plan to be doing dx12 gaming,and i actually got a gtx690 anyway ahahah

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Guys anyone having troubles with this card being freezing the pc, I've replaced this card like 3 times but it still keeps freezing. When I play games or when I watch YouTube or anything.

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If you replaced it 3 times, how do you know its card freezing your pc?

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Because everything else doesn't have any troubles, hdd, ram, and got new mobo. Computer doesn't freeze when I don't have this gpu in it, only when I put this gpu in the pc then it freezes. I have runned tools from the (cmd) to check the other components, nothing wrong with them.

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So everytime it was new card?
tested pc with other gpu?
mem test?
clear driver install? (something like DDU)


And how this freezing proceeds, whats on your monitor when it occurs

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Yes everytime it was a new gpu, went back to the store and got a new one. I had a 7970 before it and never had this issue. When it freezes a weird loud sound comes out for 4 seconds then it stops and the monitor freezes and hdd light stop blinking. But nothing wrong with the monitor itself it still works but the signal freezes. Then I have to reboot manually by pressing the reboot button.

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You can try to update BIOS, here http://www.asrock.com/mb/AMD/Fatal1ty%20970%20Performance/?cat=Download&os=BIOS


But if it is only with your new card, I would bet its something with overheating, download something like afterburner, try that card again, play some demanding game and monitor temperatures of your card for few minutes

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Same card, same problem. I've had to underclock it to keep it from black screen crashing, and that's "solved" the problem. Thinking of selling it and getting a 390…

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have you tried replacing the power supply with another one preferably a 600w

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I've updated my mobo's driver from 1.1 to 1.2 and now it seems to work better thanks for the help. :) why would I replace my Psu with a lower one? I only have this psu.

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Good to hear
enjoy your new card

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I have a VS550 watt PSU! Will my psu handle my i5-4690k at stock speeds and this card? Please help. I see that the max power the card could draw is 275 watts…but only if you do something crazy i suppose. HELP?

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Will this card support DirectX 12? Also, will an EVGA 500W PSU and an Intel i5-4460 be enough for this GPU?

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yes this card support the directx 12.
yes it can work on 500w power supply but that it's the very limit .
that cpu is very good i recommended .
you can't overclock neither the cpu or the gpu with that power supply.
So if that ok so take it will work.
it's a very powerful card and run pretty cool.
good luck…

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Is FX 8320e and this a good match?

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it's okay but if you can grab his big brother Fx 8350 (or Fx 8370) that will be very good match.

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Just bought this for $260 at Newegg as a replacement for my dead 270. Can't wait for it to get here.

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Oh what a coincidence my 270x dvi ports died so went and got this as well :D

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if i get this will i have a bottleneck?

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yes and no. in 99% of the games you'll be fine, but in some you'll get slight bottleneck and in arma II MP 60+ players with tons of mods, you will get 20-30fps no matter what gpu you have, or CPU :D

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