Radeon_R9_290X_Club3D_royalKing_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition run games
AMD Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. This short Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. 368 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition is running Dying Light 2 and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 24 frames per second. Comparing this to Days Gone which is getting reasonable results, where it averages 46 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Back 4 Blood, which is running at 39 frames per second.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Dying Light 2 on the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition to see that it got a weak set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 47FPS, M: 37FPS, H: 25FPS, U: 18FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Days Gone which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 35 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Back 4 Blood where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were playable at 29 FPS. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition, this is a reasonable choice for most modern games at 1440p, but you may encounter some need to adjust graphics settings down from Ultra to High in some cases to improve gaming stability.

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? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290X Club3D royalKing Edition was released on 24 Oct 2013
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
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
4096MB
Memory Speed
1250MHz
Memory Bus
512bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
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
GD Official
GD RATING
36
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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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