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AMD Radeon R9 290 arrives for $399, promises stunning 4K performance

Written by James Delahunty (Google+) @ 05 Nov 2013 18:43 User comments (2)

AMD Radeon R9 290 arrives for $399, promises stunning 4K performance AMD has launched its new AMD Radeon R9 290 graphics card promising stunning UltraHD (4K) performance for $399, or 289 in the Eurozone (excluding VAT).
"With the AMD Radeon R9 290 GPU, AMD cements its position as the provider of ultimate gaming experiences," said Matt Skynner, general manager and corporate vice president, AMD Graphics Business Unit.

"We deliver on the promise of world-class performance and features with the R9 Series graphics cards. With new innovations like Mantle and AMD TrueAudio technology, AMD brings an exceptional gaming experience for enthusiasts while defying the limits of audio and visual realism."

AMD Radeon R9 290 feature information:
  • 2,560 stream processing units
  • Up to 947MHz engine clock
  • 4GB GDDR5 memory
  • Up to 5.0Gbps memory clock speed
  • 320GB/s memory bandwidth (maximum)
  • 4.85 TFLOPS Single Precision compute power
  • API support for DirectX 11.2, OpenGL 4.3 and Mantle

More Info: amd.com/R9

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16.11.2013 4:30

Sexy, want it: can only hope Santa (in this case Mrs. Claus) notices my heart ache for this card and supplies me with it X-Mas day.

28.11.2013 23:08

Originally posted by Mysttic:
Sexy, want it: can only hope Santa (in this case Mrs. Claus) notices my heart ache for this card and supplies me with it X-Mas day.
Specs are juicy alright and with both dual DVI-I and HDMI out. If Mrs Claus gets this sweetheart for you, you had better make Mrs Claus very happy in return
https://www.trojanvibrations.ca/en/prod...CFWFS4godASoAVg

lol

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