Thursday, October 24th 2013

XFX Launches its Radeon R9 290X Graphics Card

XFX announced its Radeon R9 290X graphics card, the R9-290X-ENFC. The card is every bit identical to AMD's reference design, and includes an Origin key to Battlefield 4. Based on the 28 nm "Hawaii" silicon, it features 2,816 stream processors, 176 TMUs, 64 ROPs, 4 tessellation units, and a 512-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface, holding 4 GB of memory. It features reference clock speeds of 1000 MHz core, and 5.00 GHz memory. Available now, the XFX Radeon R9 290X is priced at $570.
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2 Comments on XFX Launches its Radeon R9 290X Graphics Card

The cynic in me says that Nvidia's recent unveiling of G-Sync knocked one to two hundred dollars off the price of this beast. If so, thanks Nvidia!
the fact checker in me says the $550 rumor is a month old, before there was any talk of anything new coming from nvidia last week
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