Radeon_R9_290X_PowerColor_PCS+_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition run games
While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 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.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

Only a couple of the most demanding games can be played by the Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

FPS System Benchmark
116 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition is released on the 07 Jan 2014
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
183 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
67 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
1350 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
345.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1040 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 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 290X 4GB, created by PowerColor.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 1040MHz, instead of 1000MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1350MHz while the Frame Buffer remains the same.


Cooling Solution
The unique cooling technology can decrease operating environment temp. Effectively, and enhance headroom for OC capabilities.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance over the reference Radeon R9 290X 4GB.


Source [Pip]
Radeon R9 290X PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
3%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 35% 46%
Cyberpunk 2077 35% 46%
Borderlands 3 60% 12%
Remnant: From the Ashes 51% 1%
Need For Speed Heat 60% 6%
eFootball PES 2020 48% 28%
Marvel's Avengers 35% 46%
FIFA 20 59% 44%
Grand Theft Auto VI 1% 62%
Red Dead Redemption 2 37% 46%
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