AMD’s newest Radeon R9 290 graphic card seems to be doing pretty fine for its start with the higher affordability and higher gaming performance. And with the aid of a simple BIOS flash, the card can also be unlocked into the Radeon R9 290X which is the much faster version. Most of the cards don’t come with the option which allows them to be unlocked however those that do seem to be going away at a fast pace.
AMD has been devising a lot of strategies to enter this sub and its competitors have been answering in line but this time AMD has another new SKU which is going to help it heat up this segment of the market once again. AMD has finally announced the Radeon R9 270.
The newest HIS R7 240 iCooler Boost Clock 2GB DDR3 has been unveiled by the Hightech Information System and for the ultimate customer satisfaction it looks to increase performance and enhance the speed with the feature of the Boost Clock which will guarantee higher speeds. A silent mode (quieter) and simpler version of over clocking has enabled with the use of iCooler and the iTurbo.
It has been confirmed by many sources that AMD’s Radeon R9 290 graphics card will launch on October 31st. This is news at many people had thought that AMD would release both the R9 290X and R9 290 at the same time.
Hightech Information Systems (HIS) has just announced their R9 280X iPower IceQX2 Turbo Boost Clock 3GB GDDR5. This R9 280X from HIS features iPower for more voltage and boost clock & turbo for better performance.
Swedish e-tailer Inet posted the photo you see above of them opening up a box of Sapphire R9 290X cards. The one shown is the Battlefield 4 Limited Edition version. This just confirms the fact that we will see the R9 290X launch this week. Have you ordered your R9 290X yet?!
AMD’s flagship Radeon R9 290X graphics card is set to launch this week, but it seems like a few websites have accidentally posted their reviews of the card today! That means yes we have more benchmarks for you!
With release of the R9 290X coming up very soon we have more leaked benchmarks. This time we have the overclocked performance, which has been unveiled by the Chiphell forums. The user was able to overclock the card up to 1130 MHz and tested it in various benchmarks.
It looks like some slides showing the AMD Radeon R9 290X performance results in both Uber and CrossFireX modes have been leaked. AMD recently allowed many sites to post 4K performance previews (which we covered), but some sites actually posted the entire performance presentation.
AMD does not want all of the attention to be on NVIDIA since they are holding their GeForce event right now. So they have also setup a brief demonstration of their upcoming Radeon R9 290X graphics card and have allowed many sites to post benchmark tests at 4K resolution.