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AMD Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire

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How well can the Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire run games
AMD Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X 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.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire is at running the more popular games of 2022. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. The Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 747 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a good frame rate from Star Citizen with 61 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Forza Horizon 5 which returns a reasonable 49 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Days Gone which we saw getting a reasonable 56 FPS.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Star Citizen and predict it will deliver reasonable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 122 FPS, Medium: 96 FPS, High: 65 FPS and Ultra: 46 FPS. We then checked the performance on Forza Horizon 5 to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 37 FPS at Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire, this is a good choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X 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 Gigabyte WindForce 3X 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 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire.
FPS System Benchmark
78 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire was released on 05 Dec 2013
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii PRO (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
333 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
133 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
1250MHz
Memory Bus
512bit (x2)
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
640GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB (x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1040 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
3840 x 2160
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
74
Approved

Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

The Crossfire setup of Radeon R9 290 Gigabyte WindForce 3X OC Edition.

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