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.
We had reported that AMD would be launching their Radeon R9 290 graphics card on October 31st, but it looks like the launch has been pushed back a week to November 5th. So for those looking to get their hands on the R9 290 you will have to wait just a little bit longer.
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.
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.
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.
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.