Radeon_R9_290X_XFX_Core_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition

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3.8
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How well can the Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition run games
14 Jun 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB 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. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB 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 44% better and can meet 771 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 590 8GB which meets 708 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 24% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition was released on 24 Oct 2013

Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
176 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
64 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
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
290 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 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 XFX Core 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R290X, created by XFX.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit runs at the same speed.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer remain the same.


Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.


Performance
Without Overclocking Out of The Box, Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition is as fast as the reference Radeon R9 290X.


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Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
33%
RAM
13GB
0%
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VS
Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Halo Infinite Multiplayer 33% 50%
Battlefield 2042 33% 50%
Far Cry 6 2% 67%
Grand Theft Auto VI 2% 62%
Resident Evil 8 25% 50%
Battlefield 6 33% 50%
Forza Horizon 5 73% 9%
S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 15% 87%
Days Gone 11% 9%
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy 47% 9%
Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition Extras
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