With AMD’s release of their Radeon R9 290 graphics card yesterday which has a pricetag of $399 the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 at $499 really does not make sense really. Because of this NVIDIA may be pushing its partners to come up with factory-overclocked versions of the GTX 780 to make it competitive.
The much talked about Radeon R9 290 graphics card has finally been released by AMD and it has the honor of being the second card which has featured the GCN powered Hawaii GPU core.
PowerColor R9 290 OC, the all new addition to the R9 series is based on the popular Hawaii GPU and will give DirectX 11.2 support to gamers. This brings along revolutionary performance and a very strong performance.
The R9 270X IceQX² Turbo Boost Clock 2GB GDDR5 has been announced by HIS and some of the details regarding the card have been revealed with this piece of information. With a Boost Clock, there will be faster performance and to top it all up there is the IceQ X² which is cooler and quieter and the user-friendly iTurbo. All of these have been combined into the long lasting design which promised durability.
TUL Corporation is a name known well and trusted when it comes to the AMD cards manufacturing. It has expanded its existing portfolio and has added yet another product to the famous Devil series. The product has been named as the PowerColor Devil R9 270X and just like all other products in these series, this one too has been equipped with special features and does not fail to showcase the brilliance of the Devil series.
Many details had been revealed since the Radeon R9 290 was pictured by a user on the Chiphell forums and this one was branded by Sapphire. The card has been based on the AMD’s reference board design which was very much expected from this and the design is more or less like the one which was featured on the R9 290X.
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.
The score of 3DMark 11 for the reference design of this GeForce GTX 780 Ti graphics card has already been revealed on the XtremeSystems forums through a forum member. Some screenshots have also been provided with this and they clearly show that the GeForce GTX 780 Ti is faster than the competing Radeon R9 290X. We are labeling its performance on the basis of the scores and comparisons with the synthetic benchmarks show that it is faster but we can’t conclude anything about the gaming results.
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.
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.
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