Radeon R9 M290X
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Architecture
GCN 1.1 Neptune XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
72 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
29 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1280
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Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
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SLI/Crossfire
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Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1200 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
153.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
900 MHz
Power
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100 Watts
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8 GB
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1920 x 1080
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Radeon R9 M290X Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 M290X is a high-end mobile graphics card based on the second revision of the GCN architecture.
It packs a Core codenamed Neptune XT which stirs from the Pitcairn XT Core used on the high-end desktop Radeon HD 7870. The Neptune XT Core offers the same core-configuration as the Pitcairn XT Core (1280:80:32) but has support for DirectX 11.2 and AMD's latest technologies, including AMD PowerTune technology but not AMD TrueAudio technology.
The central unit runs at 850MHz and goes up to 900MHz and the memory clock operates at 1200MHz. The rated TDP board is of 100W and thus Radeon R9 M290X is only suited for large laptops.
Radeon R9 M290X has been identified as a rebadged Radeon HD 8970M and will offer exactly the same performance. Thus, most demanding games can be played at high-settings fluently, using a 1080p resolution.


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IagoLOLandia's Rig
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I found an iMac with this GPU :DD

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thereallylongname's Rig
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Would a laptop with this card, an AMD A-10-5750m CPU, 8GB DDR3 RAM and 1TB Hard Drive be better than my current laptop?

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the M290X is actually better than the 860M but only for a slight.However your intel cpu is way better than the amd one so i wouldn't recommend changing for those specs.The difference would be none to minimal

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This or 860m?

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An 860M will probably fit in a ordinary laptop, while this uses so much power that I think the laptop has to be very big to cool it. This is quicker, though.

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Be aware, though, that you probably can't change the GPU in your laptop, and that, if you can, you can't just put any GPU in like you can with a desktop.

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I was talking about buying a new laptop

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It's all right then, but I looked at your rig and saw that you've already got things like a mobile i7 and much RAM.

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Meh..same as 7970M..

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So its just plain HD8970M which was overclocked HD7970M … wow
Will it survive to 2015 as R9 390M? Who will bet? :-D

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Haha, nah. This card is already way below NVIDIA's GTX 780M and GTX 880M is even more powerful so maybe they will come up with a R9 M295X or R9 M290XT or something like Radeon HD 6990M.

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Hope so :D

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you've done it!

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Huge disappointment lol

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Yeah probably they will only focus on desktop gpu and apu. Well anyway most laptop use nvidia gpus. :/
Sad to see they could not make an hawaii core for laptop gpu.

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They didn't even overclock the god damn card lol

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So we have 3 same mobile cards 7970M, 8970M and now M290X oh gosh. Ah well we will always have disappointments. :D

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yeah :/

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