Radeon_R9_290X_Sapphire_Vapor-X_Tri-X_OC_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition run games
Gamers upgrading will be considering the Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games.

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

This graphics card can play 14% of the most demanding games available today.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

FPS System Benchmark
119 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition was released on the 29 Apr 2014
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
190 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
69 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
1410 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
361GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1080 MHz
Power
Max Power
290 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
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Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 290X 4GB, created by Sapphire.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1080MHz, instead of 1000MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1410MHz while the Frame Buffer remains the same.


Cooling Solution
Sapphire’s innovative Vapor-X cooling technology allows products to run not only cooler but also much quieter. A Vapor-X product means a virtually silent gaming experience and more headroom to explore performance tweaking!


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance over the reference Radeon R9 290X 4GB.


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Radeon R9 290X Sapphire Vapor-X Tri-X OC 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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As an owner of this magnificent card I can say that Sapphire will never disappoint me nor AMD for their price/performance factors! &#603

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