Tuesday, November 5th 2013
Gigabyte joined the Radeon R9 290 launch party with its own card, the GV-R929D5-4GD-B, which sticks to AMD's reference design board, without too many stickers. The card also sticks to AMD's reference clocks speeds of 948 MHz core, and 5.00 GHz memory. Based on the 28 nm "Hawaii" silicon, the Radeon R9 290 features 2,560 stream processors, 160 TMUs, 64 ROPs, and a 512-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface, holding 4 GB of memory. Expect the card to go for $399.99.