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.
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.
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.
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.
Well AMD’s R9 and R7 series cards are here and that means that video card manufacturers have released their own versions of these cards with custom PCB designs, factory overclocks and custom cooling solutions. One such company is Sapphire and today we are talking a look at their top of the line Radeon R9 280X Toxic. The card not only happens to be Sapphire’s top of the line card, but also one of the most powerful R9 280X’s out there! Sapphire has loaded this card with a factory overclock of 1100 MHz for the core with a 1150 MHz boost and the memory is also overclocked to 6.4 GHz (effective). They are using a custom PCB with a 10 phase power configuration that features double sided black diamond chokes and solid capacitors. Keeping everything cool is Sapphire’s Tri-X coolers that is made up of two 90 mm fans and a single 80 mm fan. Is this the perfect R9 280X for you? Read on as we take a look!
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.
Yesterday when AMD announced the new R200 series we were all shown the reference or AMD stock versions of all of the cards. Obviously different manufactures will be coming out with their own versions of the cards with different coolers and PCB designs. One of those companies is XFX and we have a glimpse at their new Radeon R9 280X Double Dissipation card.
No efforts were seen for the building up of the custom board on the Radeon HD 7990 since the launch of the graphics card by AMD with this design, which was launched earlier this year. But XFX has taken its first step and challenged the AMD’s design as it introduces the newest Radeon HD 7990 Triple Dissipation GPU, which will soon be launched.