Radeon R9 390X
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FPS System Benchmark
89 FPS
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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Grenada 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
$429.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
384GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Power
Max Power
275 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
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Radeon R9 390X Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 390X is a High-End Graphics Card based on the First Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.


Architecture
The GCN 1.1 revision of the Graphics Core Next Architecture adds new important technologies and is largely oriented for energy efficiency. New technologies such as PowerTune and TrueAudio are the biggest additions as well as DirectX 11.2 support.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed Grenada XT which has 44 Compute Units activated and thus offers 2816 Shader Processing Units, 176 TMUs and 64 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 1050MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 512-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is exaggerated and in no way benefits the GPU. The Memory Clock Operates at 1500MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 290W, it requires at least a 750W PSU with one available 6-pin and one available 8-pin connectors.


Performance
Radeon R9 390X competes with GeForce GTX 980 and is essentially a Higher Clocked Radeon R9 290X with the addition of twice as much video memory (8GB against 4GB).
Its Performance lies somewhere between GeForce GTX 970 and GeForce GTX 980, as does its price.
However, the lack of DirectX 12.1 Support paired with the enormous Power Consumption (almost twice as much as GeForce GTX 980) and the Gimmicked 8GB Frame Buffer, makes it an extremely uncompetitive product.
Still, Radeon R9 390X 8GB is around $120 cheaper than GeForce GTX 980 and performs reasonably better at 4K, though it is still best suited for 2560x1600.


System Suggestions
Radeon R9 390X is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1600. We recommend a Very Strong Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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AoAuraStiXxA's Rig
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How is this identical to the Nano?
I guess it's to do with average speeds?

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A 10% performance increase over the 290x. That may seem bad, but when Intel makes a 10% boost we all PRAISE THEM. Sure Intel changes architecture, but it's 10% just the same. If anything it's even more impressive they got 10% more out of running the same exact chip.


Plus it's not their 650$ card anymore like the 290x was- the FuryX is.

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More VRAM and slightly overclock with a better power consumption compared the R9 290x. Basically a better 4k support, but still can't play it that well for AAA titles. No cards really can so far.

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Just wondering… when it comes to AMD, which manufacturer you guys suggest?

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Sapphire. Sapphire is AMD's consumer brand outlet and only makes AMD products. Just like EVGA is Nvidia's consumer brand outlet.


Both brands have AMAZING customer support because they're the closest to buying first party you can get. If not them, Gigabyte- their cards can be LOUD, but run solid.

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Thx dude

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A 290X Rebrand, what a nice inventions ..

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as per specs its more or less same performer as GTX 970 :/

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yes, it says 0% when I am on this page

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Rx-3xx series dissapoints.. T_T
Now I know why AMD stock has dropped.
R9 380 is just the same as R9 280x.
This series was really over-hyped.
I hope the Fury be as good as advertised.

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AMD really dissapointed its lovers with the whole r-300 series and even with the fury series
the so called R9-FURY X can't beat the 980-ti and the previous benchmakrs say that the R9-390X is better than the Titan x!!
WTF was that?? http://wccftech.com/amd-r9-390x-nvidia-gtx-980ti-titanx-benchmarks/

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wccftech is a **ty website foe everything my fellow Pakistani

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ok ive seen many people saying that wccftech is not a good website but those benchmarks were on many others tech sites too!! Now what?

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bro, those benchmarks are rumors, that the company themselves leak to create hype, they are rarely true!

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That 8GB VRAM though… XDDD

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My r9 290 is only 11% worse?

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No, it is showing 11% for you?

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srry 16% worse

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