Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II OC Edition
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FPS System Benchmark
87 FPS
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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
185 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
67 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2816
Driver Support
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Release Price
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
1350 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
345.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 55 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
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8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
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Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II OC Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 290X, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1050MHz, instead of 1000MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1350MHz while the Frame Buffer remain the same.


Cooling Solution
Exclusive DirectCU II thermal design includes a direct-GPU contact 10mm copper heatpipe and 220% larger dissipation area to boost heat removal efficiency. It performs 20% cooler and 3X quieter than reference.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference Radeon R9 290X.


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Can my cpu handle it?

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And ASUS solved the only problems of the reference card with this model-heat and noise

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the 780 Classified is cheaper than this :D
this cost almost 900$ in Norway
And i rather want a nVidia card, Instead of this bad Overclocker :P

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Lol, But still true :)

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why do u post and reply to yourself huh?

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Lool, The someone has been deleting a comment ^^

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hahaha

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But it isn't even a bad overclocker…

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Most are. :)


And it is an old post as well. :)

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What are the temps with the direct CU II?

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The article I read showed showed 77 degrees Celsius under heavy game load.

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Wow, I think Asus are secretly magicians XD

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I saw the review come out and I want that card. It is a sexy card =D just wish the price would have stayed around $600 and not jump up like it did =/

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75 degress on furmark :)

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