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Radeon R9 290X Crossfire

The Radeon R9 290X Crossfire is clocked at 1000 MHz.

It has an SPU performance of 4787.


AMD Radeon R9 290X Crossfire

help iconCore Speed1000 MHzhelp iconTransistor Size28nm
help iconArchitectureGCN 1.1 Hawaii XT (x2)help iconTexture Mapping Units352
help iconSLI/Crossfire Supportyeshelp iconTexture Rate352 GTexel/s
help iconIntegratednohelp iconRender Output Units128
help iconRelease Date24 Oct 2013help iconPixel Rate128 GPixel/s
help iconRequired Power500Whelp iconDirectX11.2
help iconMemory8192MBhelp iconShader Model5.0
help iconMemory Speed1250MHzhelp iconOpen GL Version4.3
help iconMemory Bus1024 Bithelp iconMax Resolution4096x2160
help iconMemory TypeGDDR5help iconHDMI Connections2
help iconSPUs5632help iconDVI Connections4
help iconSPU Performance4787help iconVGA Connections0

Radeon R9 290X Crossfire compatibility review

Overall, the AMD Radeon R9 290X Crossfire has exceptional performance. The levels of performance that can be reached with this graphics card are in fact far and beyond the acceptable ranges when running the latest applications and games. This graphics card is now over 7 years old, which means it is extremely out of date and is based on very aged technologies. The level of driver support currently available is excellent, so manufacturer updates will undoubtedly accommodate new games with specific optimizations and allow for a long lifespan as part of a new gaming PC build.

With an effective SPU count of 4787, the AMD Radeon R9 290X Crossfire processes shading and special graphical effects with no trouble at all. The GPU is extremely power-hungry at 500 Watts, however.

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