Specifications of both the models, the R9 290X and the much more affordable in contrast R9 290, have been unveiled by some of the Japanese retailers. As soon as the R9 290X was announced by AMD, there were rumors circulating the web pages about the specs of it and it turns out that most of the specs revealed do match the rumored ones. It is equipped with 2,816 stream processors, up to 1000 MHz of GPU clock and offers single-precision floating point performance of 5.16 TFLOP/s. it also features a GDDR5 memory of 4 GB with a memory interface of 512-bit. The interface is clocked at 5.00 GHz and this generates a bandwidth of 320 GB per second.
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.
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.
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.
We have been talking a lot about AMD’s Mantle API over the past few days and how it will give a nice boost in performance to video game titles that take advantage of it. One such game is Battlefield 4 and according to AMD the Battlefield 4 demo at AMD’s GPU 14 event was running on a single AMD Radeon R9 290X at 5760 x 1080.
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.
At AMD’s GPU 14 event they have just revealed all of the cards in the R9 2XX Series and the R7 2XX Series. These graphics cards are based on an improved version of the graphics core next architecture. The R9 series is made up of the R9 290X, R9 280X and R9 270X. The R7 series is made up of the R7 260X and R7 250.
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.
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