AMD Radeon R9 290X
Pros & Cons
The Radeon R9 290X is AMD's latest and most powerful GPU set to go head to head with Nvidia's GTX 780 and the GTX Titan, in spite of being offered at a lower price at launch. The R9 290X GPU core is clocked at 1000MHz and packs a 4GB frame buffer. The R9 290X sports a pair of dual DL-DVI connectors, an HDMI 1.4a port, a DisplayPort 1.2 socket and a dual BIOS switch, it supports a max resolution of 2560x1600 on up to three monitors as well as Ultra HD.
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- A genuine enthusiast-class card
- Ideally suited to 2,560x1,440 gaming
- Aggressive pricing
- Software voltage control possible
- Native full-size HDMI and DisplayPort
- Dual BIOS
- Support for AMD TrueAudio
Reviewers Didn't Like
- Low default memory clock
- High power consumption