Radeon_R9_290X_Club3D_royalKing_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition

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4.1
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How well can the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition 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. Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

How well will the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. The Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 279 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Death Stranding getting 39 FPS with the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition, Microsoft Flight Simulator predicted to get 39 FPS and Halo Infinite predicted to get 24 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

We move on to 1440p, and tested Death Stranding which delivered playable FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 78 FPS, Medium: 61 FPS, High: 41 FPS and Ultra: 29 FPS. Next we have Microsoft Flight Simulator running on Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition which is predicted to get L: 78FPS, M: 61FPS, H: 41FPS, U: 29FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Halo Infinite is predicted to get L: 47FPS, M: 37FPS, H: 25FPS, U: 18FPS at 1440p. 1440p Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition PC gaming is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition in your PC? This Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 42% better and can meet 852 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 590 8GB which meets 804 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 23% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition was released on 24 Oct 2013

Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing 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
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/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
250 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 290X.
This edition comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit which was increased from 1000MHz to 1030MHz.
Therefore, this card is expected to consume even more energy and heat slightly more.
Benchmarks indicate a 1% performance boost over the reference card.


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Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
14%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Horizon: Zero Dawn 12% 8%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1% 1%
Cyberpunk 2077 26% 49%
Valorant 96% 89%
Marvel's Avengers 33% 49%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 33% 49%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 50% 37%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1% 61%
Grounded 69% 10%
Death Stranding 35% 14%
Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition Extras
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