Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X 8GB Edition
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FPS System Benchmark
89 FPS
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AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
181 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
66 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
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1375 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
352GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1030 MHz
Power
Max Power
290 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
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Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X 8GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's high-end Radeon R9 290X 4GB, created by Sapphire.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1030MHz, instead of 1000MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1375MHz while the Frame Buffer was doubled to 8GB: which only proves to be useful when gaming at 3K or more.


Cooling Solution
The reference AMD Single-Fan Cooling System has been replaced by Sapphire's Vapor-X Tripple Fan Cooling Solution. This means the card runs cooler under load.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 12% performance over the reference Radeon R9 290X 4GB.


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AcE4YoU's Rig
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I can't wait to see what the R9 390 and R9 390X will be like :)) ! Top end GPU killers :) !

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Does my CPU match with this GPU well!!!

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anmolsajwan's Rig
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Man, I think i7-3820 is a good match for r9 290x.

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chombe1997's Rig
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its performance on 4k is 15% better than reference 290x,many websites that reviewed this card said that it is best single card for 4k,look at some benchmarks before writing this review

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I agree that it does perform quite better than the 4gb version at 4k my friend, but I don't think it's the best gpu for 4k, I think that the gtx 980 8gb will be better, only if it can utilize those 8gb of Vram

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if you look all the facts this one is oced to so yeah perfomance should be increase

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well here only the overclock is taken into a count, since it says that it's 2% better than the stock version…

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well gtx 980 8gb version inst released yet so for now this is the best single gpu for 4k because of the memory,on 1080p this one is only 2% better because of the overclock

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yes at 1080p it's only 2% better…
And that's a perfect example why the new resolution performance graphs are needed here :)

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