Radeon_R9_290_Club3D_royalAce_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition run games
AMD Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

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

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. This short Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 371 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Days Gone getting 45 FPS with the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition, FIFA 22 getting 85 FPS and Forza Horizon 5 getting 37 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Days Gone on the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition to see that it got a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 90FPS, M: 71FPS, H: 48FPS, U: 34FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was FIFA 22 which seemed good in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 64 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Forza Horizon 5 where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were playable at 28 FPS. Running games at 1440p with a Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition 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 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 78% better and can meet 972 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, which has 69% better performance and can run 961 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
62 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition was released on 05 Nov 2013
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
166 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
67 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
4096MB
Memory Speed
1250MHz
Memory Bus
512bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1040 MHz
Power
Max Power
275 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
37
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Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 290, created by Club3D.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1040MHz, instead of 947MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Tipple Fan Cooling Solution.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 5% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 290.

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