Just a few days ago we took a look at AMD’s Radeon R9 290 synthetic performance in 3DMark and Heaven 3.0. Today we have actual gaming performance and frame-rating from the upcoming R9 290 thanks to DarkTech. AMD is set to release the R9 290 on October 31st.
Information from various sources indicate that AMD is working on the Tahiti XTL core based revision of their recently released Radeon R9 280X graphics card. The current Radeon R9 280X which was released earlier this month features the Tahiti XT2 core, which is very similar to the one that was on the Radeon HD 7970 GHz.
It has been revealed that the older versions of AMD processors might be useless with the latest Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 bit. This piece of information was recently revealed to Neowin by Microsoft itself when it stated that all the older AMD processors will face issues while trying to run Windows 8.1 64 bit. Some of these AMD processors have been named by Microsoft such as the elderly Athlon 64, Athlon x2 64 or the Opteron 185.
AMD had just announced their Radeon R9 290X yesterday and today it looks like the upcoming Radeon R9 290 stock and overclocked performance has been leaked by Overclockers.co.uk. AMD is set to release the R9 290 in just under a week on October 31st.
EK Water Blocks has just introduced the world’s first full-cover water cooling solution for AMD’s latest R9 290X graphics card. The EK-FC R9-290X will fit any reference R9 290X and directly cools the GPU, RAM and well as the VRM. It also features a high flow design that allows it to be used in liquid cooling systems with weaker water pumps.
AMD has officially launched their fastest and most powerful consumer graphics card yet, the Radeon R9 290X. The Radeon R9 290X was introduced back at AMD’s GPU ’14 event, but today it is officially available to consumers for $549.
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!
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