While AMD announced their flagship R9 290X last week at their GPU 14 event it was really unclear what the official specifications of the card were, especially the clock speeds. A source with access to a R9 290X revealed to TechPowerUp not only the clock speeds but also ran many benchmarks with the card.
AMD expects The Radeon R9 270X to do quite well for the company. Also being priced at $199, it brings along a huge advantage. Sources from some leading online retailer have revealed quite an interesting piece of information, much to the benefit of the company as it reveals the stop keeping unit’s resemblance to the limited edition Radeon HD 7870 “Tahiti LE.
So much news has been circulating around the social media lately about AMD’s latest release of the Radeon R9 290X graphics card. Online bulletins keep playing around with the official release dates while many wait in anticipation. It was only until the press gathering in Turkey that the guessing games were over and so much curiosity was put to an end by AMD as it announced the official release of its fastest and most high end product in line. The press NDA of all specifications will come to an end on 15th of October this year at exactly 12 AM EST (Berlin time).
When AMD announced their brand new Radeon R9 290X flagship graphics card last week at their GPU 14 event many people noticed something missing from the cards. There were no CrossFireX connectors on the card. This is because AMD will be using new CrossFireX technology with the new Hawaii cards.
AMD recently introduced the Frostbite Mantle; a latest collaboration of AMD with DICE. The Frostbite mantle aims to enhance the graphical power of all GNC architecture GPUs and it is used with Battlefield 4 which has been powered by the Frostbite engine 3. This new API is going to replace the DirectX 11.1 on all GPUs which are compatible with the Radeon.
With the announcement of AMD’s R9 and R7 “Volcanic Islands” graphics cards AMD has a new flagship graphics card, the R9 290X. This today is currently the most powerful single GPU graphics card available. Read on to see all of the details about this awesome new card from AMD.
In just about 6 hours AMD’s GPU ’14 Tech Day will start and be live streamed straight from Hawaii. This is a huge day for AMD and they will be announcing a new graphics card series “Volcanic Islands” after a 2 year hiatus. What a better place to announce this new graphics card series than the volcanic islands of Hawaii.
One of the fastest performing GPU has been leaked out along with a few specifications, thanks to the efforts of Chiphell. The AMD’s Hawaii R9-290X GPU from the ‘Volcanic Islands’ series has beaten the NVIDIA Titan which was so far the best in performance and speed and was also one of the most expensive.
HIS seems to be making quite the impact with their newest still to be released graphics cards. The Hong Kong based company famous for its graphics cards will soon announce the release of the two new Radeon R7-250 Oland XT and R7-240 Oland Pro Graphic Cards with completely new GPUs designed by HIS. Being a varying model of the Cape Verde, the two graphic cards are much faster than the Radeon HD 7770 and Radeon HD 7750 but they still remain behind the Radeon HD 7790 which was based on the Bonaire XTX.
For the longest time we have have known AMD graphics cards by their naming scheme of “Radeon HD xyz0″ where the “x” denotes generation, “y” denotes market segment and “z” denotes variant. It looks like all of that is about to change when AMD unveils their Volcanic Islands GPU family later this month.