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AMD Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire

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How well can the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire run games
AMD Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire graphics card, when running 2022 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 747 games in the list.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire is running Battlefield 2042 and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 23 frames per second. Comparing this to Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to get playable results, where it averages 30 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Forza Horizon 5, which is running at 49 frames per second.

We move on to 1440p, and tested Battlefield 2042 which delivered weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 45 FPS, Medium: 36 FPS, High: 24 FPS and Ultra: 17 FPS. Next we have Grand Theft Auto VI running on Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire which is predicted to get L: 59FPS, M: 47FPS, H: 32FPS, U: 23FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Forza Horizon 5 gets L: 99FPS, M: 78FPS, H: 52FPS, U: 37FPS at 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire is certainly a viable option for these higher gaming resolutions. Remember that if you suffer some 1440p FPS drops the you can usually tweak modern game graphics settings until you get a near High graphics setting experience with this Graphics card.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire in your PC? Upgrade time for this GPU is currently placed at 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire.
FPS System Benchmark
78 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire was released on 05 Dec 2013
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
320 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
128 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.2
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192MB (x2)
Memory Speed
1300MHz
Memory Bus
512bit (x2)
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
665.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB (x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
550 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
74
Approved

Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

The Crossfire setup of Radeon R9 290 Sapphire Tri-X OC Edition.

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