Friday, November 8th 2013
Colorfire, the AMD Radeon wing of Colorful, announced its Radeon R9 290 graphics card. The card sticks to the reference design (a first for Colorful/Colorfire), and features reference clock speeds of 947 MHz core, and 5.00 GHz memory (GDDR5-effective). Based on the 28 nm "Hawaii" silicon, the Radeon R9 290 features 2,560 Graphics CoreNext stream processors, 160 TMUs, 64 ROPs, and a 512-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface, holding 4 GB of memory. We expect the company to roll out the card in Greater China region only.