Radeon_R9_390X
AMD Radeon R9 390X

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How well can the Radeon R9 390X run games
The Radeon R9 390X is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

The Radeon R9 390X meets a reasonable number of the most demanding game requirements of today. 33 % of the demanding games are playable.

How many years will the Radeon R9 390X graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 390X in your PC? This Radeon R9 390X card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

FPS System Benchmark
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The Radeon R9 390X is released on the 18 Jun 2015
Radeon R9 390X Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon R9 390X gets 35 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

35 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 73 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

73 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 67 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

67 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 55.7 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

55.7 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 70.7 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

70.7 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 83.6 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

83.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 58.6 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

58.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 50.9 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

50.9 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 51.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

51.8 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 68.6 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

68.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 88.5 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

88.5 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 65.1 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

65.1 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 55.5 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

55.5 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 39.5 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

39.5 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 55.2 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

55.2 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 65.7 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

65.7 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 65.6 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

65.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 158.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

158.4 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 40.4 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

40.4 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 73.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

73.4 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 89.1 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

89.1 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 70.6 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

70.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 40.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

40.4 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 32 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

32 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 29 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

29 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 20.6 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

20.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 31.1 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

31.1 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 26.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

26.2 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 20.3 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

20.3 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 22.5 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

22.5 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 31 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

31 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 20.6 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

20.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 41.4 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

41.4 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 23.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

23.7 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 25.7 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

25.7 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 18.3 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

18.3 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 26.1 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

26.1 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 22.6 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

22.6 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 25.1 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

25.1 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 41.4 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

41.4 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 19.3 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

19.3 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 24.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

24.7 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 30.8 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

30.8 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 38.4 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

38.4 FPS

Radeon R9 390X gets 19.9 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

19.9 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 390X
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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reports citing sources with knowledge of AMD’s plans that the AMD Radeon R9 390 graphics adapter will cost around $700, whereas more advanced AMD Radeon R9 390X will be priced at over $700. The price of the AMD Radeon R9 390X WCE [water-cooled edition] is unknown, but it will naturally be very high.

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I hope this doesnt cost over $700 Thats a load of unfair bull S.H.I.T You could purchase a Ps4 and xbox one for that much money. Its unreasonable for it to cost that freaking high!! Money Doesnt Grow on F.UCKING Trees. And AMD Products is suppose to be reasonably priced compared to nvidia and intel.

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we must just to wait for it but i dont belive it will cost that much

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My radeon 7850s is 81% worse then this GPU. I wish it was 100% :D

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this is still not final specs of this gpu it mey go even more then 100% for sure

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Should I upgrade my CPU just to get this or not?

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I don't think it's needed, but at your resolution it's an overkill, a waste of money a useless invesment… should I say more?…
You don't need this GPU, unless and only if you plan on playing on 4k or 3840x1440.

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WIth that resolution you should be able to run any game with your 270x. So don't worry about upgrading anytime soon unless you want a higher res screen

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And I just got my r9 290x for $509 AUD 3 months ago ):

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wasnt this series rumored/announced/leaked like some time last year like 3Q ? and i think the r9 290x is i mean.. at that res.. i wish i had 1. =)

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Dude your radeon r9 290x is perfect for that resolution!!

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So how many people think this card can handle 4K at reasonable frame rates?

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It's going to handle 4k amazingly.

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That would be AWESOME!! :)

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We don't know yet, it should handle it really well, but still.

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Yea but it still. I guess we cant be so sure till it comes out and people test some demanding games at 4k on it. I just hope its a beast at playing 4K games!

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Me!

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Me what?

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Indeed, I had the same reaction :D

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Oh lol. :D Yea I truly hope this card is perfect for 4K. I just hope it doesn't really cost $799. Thats do damn expensive. Wtf is this Nvidia?

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Benchmarks been leaked… and it beats the Titan X in performance! Welcome back to the game AMD.

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hell right!

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Welcome back to the game AMD, While keeping your prices reasonable please.

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Amd won the r9 200 vs gtx 700 wars, since their r9 290x beat the gtx 780 and NVidia was forced to release the gtx titan black as a gtx 980ti, absolutely killing their titan sales.
Amd won in the hd7xxx vs gtx 680, since the hd7970Ghz beat the gtx 680 and NVidia was forced to launch the gtx titan.
And during both generations amd's prices were much lower.
It's a win in my book.

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Well 19 percent worse isn't that bad I suppose

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the gpu isn't out yet, this page is not accruite for now, when the gpu comes out, you can compare.

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Could this card be a good card for 4K gaming?

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I'm sure this card will be good at 4K

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Sure… a 4096bit memory bus. Bit unrealistic don't you thing

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It's using HBM, so it's not unrealistic.

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190 pct worse lol ..

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