Radeon_R9_290X_XFX_Core_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition run games
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.

This graphics card can play 7% of the most demanding games available today.

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? We think this Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

FPS System Benchmark
113 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290X XFX Core 4GB Edition was released on the 24 Oct 2013
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
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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
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ArmiinGM's Rig
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What is the point in the XFX versions of GPU's. Stock speeds, stock cooling, stock everything. Dafuq?

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They have better cooling and I ran some tests with my friends and the XFX performed better and caused less heat. :)

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