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AMD RADEON R9 290X Review @ Vortez
     Thu, Oct 24 2013 | 1:59A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The wait is finally over. The R9 290X is finally here. After a somewhat disjointed media frenzy we can today reveal everything you wanted to know about AMD`s latest flagship graphics card. Fuelled by enthusiast speculation, there have been numerous details `leaked` to the public from some very dubious origins. Rumours ranged from TITAN Killer performance for less than the price of a GTX780 to a total flop of epic proportions. Sifting through the wheat we can say, after thoroughly testing this graphics card that some of the rumours were correct (to a certain extent, and others were wildly inaccurate. The question everyone wants to know is can it beat a GTX TITAN and lay claim to being the new performance king? Yes and no. Yes it does better the NVIDIA GTX Titan in certain scenarios but not in others."
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ.NET

News: AMDs Radeon R9 290X graphics card reviewed
     Thu, Oct 24 2013 | 1:47A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
This is the one we`ve been waiting for. The Radeon R9 290X brings some truly new technology in the form of the GPU code-named Hawaii. Read on for our pleasingly-yet-slightly-threateningly-detailed review."
  FULL STORY @ TECHREPORT.COM

AMD Radeon R9 290X Tested - CrossFire and 4K
     Thu, Oct 24 2013 | 1:06A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD has put itself in a great position with the Radeon R9 290X based on the new Hawaii GPU. The R9 290X is faster than the GTX 780, just about on par with the GTX Titan, all while coming in at a price well under what NVIDIA has on the shelves today. It isn`t perfect and the warts of noise, power, and heat will bother some. Still, users looking for a top performing single-GPU graphics card will find the R9 290X at the top of their list."
  FULL STORY @ PCPER.COM

Launch: AMD Radeon R9 290X Graphics Card Review with 4K Performance @ HardwareHeaven.com
     Thu, Oct 24 2013 | 12:59A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A couple of weeks ago AMD launched their new R9 and R7 series cards which replace the 7000 series in the market. The models released up to this point have primarily been tweaked versions of existing GPUs however today we get to see something new from AMD, their R9 290X which is based on the Hawaii chip, priced at $549/449 and takes on the Geforce GTX 780. Today we will be taking a look at the R9 290X in games such as Battlefield 3, F1 2013 and Total War: Rome 2 to establish whether it can take on the GTX 780 and win."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 11:04P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The AMD Radeon HD 7970 is nearly two years old and if you calculate that in ?gamer years? it would be easily considered past its prime. Video cards don?t get better as they age, so you would think that this card would be obsolete by now. The funny thing is that the Radeon HD 7970 is still a very competitive graphics card and was just re-branded this month as the lower cost Radeon R9 280X at $299. The AMD Radeon HD 7950/7970 and even some of the Radeon HD 7870 cards were powered by the 28nm Tahiti GPU that had 2048 stream processors and 3GB of GDDR5 memory in its full form. The AMD Radeon HD 7970 was designed in a time period where the largest resolution monitor available was 2560x1600, but now we have massive 4K Ultra HD monitors at 3840x2160 readily available and falling in price. In order to get more performance, AMD had to tape out an entirely new GPU called Hawaii for the Radeon R9 290X at the $549 price point. "
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS.COM

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Reference Video Card Review
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 11:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Another piece of the R series puzzle comes together. Today we check out the high-end Radeon R9 290X 4GB video card from AMD in full detail."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN.COM

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4GB Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 11:00P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD`s R9 290X 4GB is finally here. This card has been designed to compete directly against NVIDIA`s GTX 780 and TITAN but there`s one major surprise in this launch: a price of just $549."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

 
AMD Radeon R9 290X CrossFire @ techPowerUp
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 10:57P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this review, we put two AMD Radeon R9 290X cards into a CrossFire configuration, delivering massively improved framerates that will easily handle the latest and greatest titles. With the pair of cards retailing at just $100 more than a single GTX Titan, this is also quite an affordable combination."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

AMD Radeon R9 290X 4 GB @ techPowerUp
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 10:55P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD`s new Radeon R9 290X launches today. Based on a new Hawaii GPU, the card promises record-breaking performance. Not only performance is impressive: With a price of $549, it`s also the most affordable high-performance option, which will certainly put massive pressure on NVIDIA."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

AMD Radeon R9 270X 2 GB @ techPowerUp
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 3:45P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD`s new Radeon R9 270X matches last generation`s HD 7950 in performance, while still coming at an attractive $200 price point. We were a bit disappointed by the reference design cooler, but board partners will soon release their own designs with custom heatsinks that will perform better."
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP.COM

ASUS GTX760 DirectCU Mini OC review: compact GeForce GTX 760
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 2:28P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The ASUS GTX760 DirectCU Mini OC is without a doubt the fastest graphics card in the world that's shorter than 18 cm. So if you're looking for a powerful graphics card for your compact Mini-ITX PC, this ASUS card is a good option. It's just as fast as the full-size GTX 760s, and only slightly more expensive. The only trade-off is the amount of noise the compact cooler produces.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARE

AMD Radeon R9 290X BioShock 4K Performance vs GTX 780 Revealed at HardwareHeaven.com
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 8:56A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
A few hours ago AMD notified the press that today they would allow publishing of select information on R9 290X performance. That performance was to be a single benchmark, Bioshock Infinite, at 4K resolution (3840x2160) and against the GTX 780."
  FULL STORY @ HARDWAREHEAVEN.COM

Gigabyte R9 270X Windforce @ LanOC Reviews
     Wed, Oct 23 2013 | 8:49A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Every new launch means new custom PCB designs from the manufactures. The first to hit our office this time around was an R9 270X from Gigabyte with their Windforce cooler design and an overclock. In the past I have been impressed with Gigabytes Windforce designs for their pure cooling power, Im excited to see what three cooling fans on a large heatsink will do for keeping the R9 270X cool. But first lets take a look at the card."
  FULL STORY @ LANOC.ORG

AMD Radeon R9 270X & R7 260X Review @ Hardware Canucks
     Tue, Oct 22 2013 | 3:45P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The R9 270X and R7 260X may not have the prestige of AMD`s R9 280X but they offer an excellent combination of performance and price for gamers who are looking for a great mid-level GPU.  "
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS.COM

MSI Radeon R9 270X Gaming Video Card Review
     Tue, Oct 22 2013 | 12:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
In this review we will be looking at the new MSI R9 270X Gaming 2G video card. As the name suggests the card features the AMD Radeon R9 270X GPU targeted at the occasional gamer and budget minded enthusiast.
  FULL STORY @ NINJALANE

HIS R9 280X iPower IceQ X2 Turbo Boost Clock 3GB Video Card Review @ Madshrimps
     Tue, Oct 22 2013 | 3:20A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
HIS has made available to the market the latest R9 280X from AMD in two revisions quite quickly, which are fitted with the efficient IceQ X2 two-slot cooling system. The HIS Radeon "
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS.BE

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