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.
Leadtek has announced the WinFast GeForce GTX 760 Hurricane graphics card which is equipped with a 4GB memory. This is being considered the lucky number among the many upcoming GTX graphics cards which will ship with double memory storage capacity.
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.
Well it did not take long for NVIDIA to counter the AMD’s upcoming Radeon R9 290X graphics card. As the final announcement at the GeForce event in Montreal NVIDIA announced their upcoming high-end gaming card, the GeForce GTX 780 Ti.
ASUS has finally announced its R9 280X, R9 270X, R7 260X DirectCU II Graphics Cards based on their latest design of the DirectCU II. These new models will are equipped with better cooling systems and an enhanced PCB design. An event held in Australia revealed a few pictures of some of these models in which some other Radeon R9 and Radeon R7 GPU lineups were also pictured and now Asus has finally announced them.
Rumors had been circulating around about NVIDIA working on a new graphics card ever since AMD launched its R9 290X at the GPU 14 event and claimed it to be faster than the Titan. This didn’t come as a surprise as the rumors were believed to be true as NVIDIA was not going to stay behind if AMD has challenged one of its contenders and now we have the peak into the most powerful GK110 Core.
I looks like we are getting a little more clarification on the new upcoming graphics card from NVIDIA. Information posted on the PCEVA forums lets us know that the card you see below is the GeForce GTX 760 SE or GTX 750 Ti. This is yet another GK106-based graphics card from NVIDIA.
Photos of ASUS’s top of the line Republic of Gamers Matrix R9 280X Platinum graphics card have been leaked! Looking at the photos you can see that this card is pretty much a rebrand of the Radeon HD 7970 ROG Matrix card. The only real difference is that this card has overclocked memory. The clocks for core clock, boost clock and memory are 950 MHz, 1100 MHz and 1600 MHz respectively.
Rumors about the Radeon R9 290X Battlefield 4 bundle being postponed for unknown reasons have now been taken care of as the bundle is now available for pre order with a specific number of Swedish retailers. Now that the pre order availability of the bundle has been confirmed with this news, the specifications have also been unveiled. We also have access to the benchmark score in 3DMark 2013. Much of the specifications which we managed to get our hands on came from the leaked images of the GPU-z and these were for the Radeon R9 280X, Radeon R7 260X and Radeon R7 240 but now we have much information about the R9 290X as well.
With AMD’s latest release of the Radeon R9 and R7 series graphic cards, NVIDIA is all set to compete and with its preparations of the high to mid-range cards, it seems like NVIDIA is not the one to stay behind. Soon after AMD made its announcement, NVIDIA pulled up the gear and leaks from sources such as the VideoCardz revealed NVIDIA preparing their series in order to give tough competition to the Volcanic Island Series.