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AMD R9 Fury X CrossfireX 12K Eyefinity Review
     Fri, Jul 24 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Triple monitor configurations were massively useful a few years ago when the ‘new’ standard was 1080p and everyone wanted to have huge workspaces to process more information at once. While this was good back then, nowadays monitors can have up to 4x the resolution of 1080p in the form of 4K (2160p) and workers can fit a huge amount of information onto a single monitor.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X OC Video Card Review
     Thu, Jul 23 2015 | 12:46P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X video card that is powered by the Fiji GPU was revealed to the world in June 2015 we were promised by AMD that the less powerful, but more affordable AMD Radeon R9 Fury video card would be coming. Reviewing the flagship AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB HBM memory card showed that AMD was able to catch back up to NVIDIA, but not everyone wants or can afford a $649 water cooled graphics cards for their gaming PC. The new AMD Radeon R9 Fury video card is basically a cut down version of the Fury X with slightly lower core clock speeds and air cooling for a suggested retail price of $549. Our friends over at Sapphire hooked us up with the Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X OC video card for this launch. Read on to see how it performs!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Pump Whine Silent Mod: The world's quietest Radeon R9 Fury X
     Thu, Jul 23 2015 | 12:43P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Pumpenfiepen-Silentmod: The quietest Radeon R9 Fury X World At this point, already mentioned and also observed outside the 3DCenters was the work of the Board Mods "andill" on its Radeon X Fury in researching the origin of Pumpenfiepens the map and a possible removal by hardware modifications to the cooling structure. That project has now a certain conclusion found in consequence the Pumpenfiepen is no longer perceptible in a closed and under the table housing - and could be quantified by measurement as clearly lower: With housing, the measured value was on the ~ 2 kHz lying Pumpenfiepen sound is temporarily at -49 dB on delivery - after the renovation there were -62 dB at this measuring point, a noise reduction of more than half (in dB values ??is that 10 dB more correspond to a doubling of the "perceived loudness" ). The rest of the sound strain curve looks much better - always remember that it is the same card with the same cooling design, which has been modified only in their assembly:
  FULL STORY @ 3DCENTER

GPU Charts 2015 - 1080p, 1440p, UHD - ASUS STRIX Gaming 980 Ti 6GB
     Thu, Jul 23 2015 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
These garphics cards charts contain benchmark results of numerous recent graphics cards. We've tested the card with three different resolutions, where there are 1080p, 1440p and 2160p. Apart from that we also show live price tags for all models.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X OC Video Card Review
     Thu, Jul 23 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X video card that is powered by the Fiji GPU was revealed to the world in June 2015 we were promised by AMD that the less powerful, but more affordable AMD Radeon R9 Fury video card would be coming. Reviewing the flagship AMD Radeon R9 Fury X 4GB HBM memory card showed that AMD was able to catch back up to NVIDIA, but not everyone wants or can afford a $649 water cooled graphics cards for their gaming PC. The new AMD Radeon R9 Fury video card is basically a cut down version of the Fury X with slightly lower core clock speeds and air cooling for a suggested retail price of $549. Our friends over at Sapphire hooked us up with the Sapphire Radeon R9 Fury Tri-X OC video card for this launch. Read on to see how it performs!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Sapphire Tri-X Radeon R9 Fury 4GB
     Thu, Jul 23 2015 | 9:00A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we take a look at AMD’s second graphics card based on the 28nm ‘Fiji’ Silicon. The Sapphire Fury card is the first to hit our labs, and it features a new version of their highly acclaimed ‘Tri-X’ cooling solution. To reduce the retail price against Fury X – the new (non X) Fury model ditches the all in one liquid cooler and has 56 of the 64 compute units on the silicon enabled to yield a total of 3,584 stream processors. At around £445 inc vat it is priced almost identically to rival GTX980 solutions – but can it compete?
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

HIS Radeon R9 390X IceQ X2 OC 8GB Video Card Review
     Wed, Jul 22 2015 | 4:03P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We are indeed dealing with a refresh of the previous Hawaii XT GPU now baptized Grenada XT, featuring GCN 1.1, 6200 million transistors, 2816 shading units, 176 TMUs, 64ROPs and 44 Compute Units. The available VRAM is now 8GB instead of 4GB GDDR5 and now runs at higher frequencies than on 290X cards by default (1500MHz, 6000MHz effective); this surely helps when running multiple cards for a CrossFireX setup and using multiple monitors. Speaking of the frequencies, the defaults of the GPU on OEM cards have been raised to 1050MHz and with its pre-overclocked card HIS has added extra 20MHz.
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

 
Asus Radeon R9 Fury Strix DC3 OC
     Wed, Jul 22 2015 | 4:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today we take a look at the second Fury card to hit our labs, the Asus Radeon R9 Fury Strix. This card ships with the latest Asus DirectCU III cooler and a very modest overclock, activated directly via ASUS GPU Tweak 2 software. I was impressed with the Sapphire Tri-X R9 Fury when I tested it last week, so we will see today if Asus are able to bat at the same level.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

AMD Radeon R9 Fury Review: Fiji On Air Tested
     Wed, Jul 22 2015 | 1:14P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When AMD launched the liquid-cooled Radeon Fury X, we witnessed a company willing to commit to new architecture and bleeding edge technologies (Fiji and High-Bandwidth Memory, respectively). Beyond that, Fury X showed a level of ambition and hardware design chops we hadn’t seen from AMD in years. There’s no denying that between its exceptional thermals and strong performance, Fury X is a force to be reckoned with. However, it fell shy of the mark that enthusiasts and press hoped it would achieve, unable to quite deliver a definitive victory against NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 980 Ti. Today, AMD offers up their Radeon R9 Fury (sometimes referred to as Fury Air or Fury Pro), a video card that brings a compelling value proposition to the table. In truth, this is the Fury release that should give AMD a more competitive edge against NVIDIA in the $500+ graphics card bracket...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Pump Whine Silent Mod: The world's quietest Radeon R9 Fury X
     Wed, Jul 22 2015 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
An dieser Stelle schon einmal erwähnt und auch außerhalb des 3DCenters beachtet wurde die Arbeit des Foren-Mods "andill" an seiner Radeon Fury X in Erforschung der Herkunft des Pumpenfiepens der Karte und einer möglichen Beseitigung durch Hardware-Modifikationen an deren Kühlkonstruktion. Jenes Vorhaben hat nun einen gewissen Abschluß gefunden, in Folge dessen das Pumpenfiepen in einem geschlossenen und unter dem Tisch stehenden Gehäuse nicht mehr wahrnehmbar ist – und auch meßtechnisch als klar niedriger quantifiziert werden konnte: Mit Gehäuse lag der Meßwert beim auf ~2 kHz liegenden Pumpenfiepen-Geräusch bei -49 dB im Auslieferungszustand – nach den Umbaumaßnahmen waren es noch -62 dB an dieser Meßstelle, eine Geräusch-Verringerung um mehr als die Hälfte (bei dB-Werten gilt, daß 10 dB mehr einer Verdopplung der "empfundenen Lautheit" entsprechen). Auch der Rest der Geräuschbelastungs-Kurve sieht deutlich besser aus – immer eingedenk, daß es sich um dieselbe Karte mit derselben Kühlkonstruktion handelt, welche nur in ihrem Zusammenbau modifiziert wurde:
  FULL STORY @ 3DCENTER

AMD R9 Fury graphics card.
     Wed, Jul 22 2015 | 9:01A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
AMD's Fury X was fast but now comes the less expensive, more adaptable R9 Fury. At $549 it sits in a position straddled by the FuryX, GTX 980Ti and GTX 980.
  FULL STORY @ HARDWARECANUCKS

Asus Strix R9 390X Gaming 8G OC
     Tue, Jul 21 2015 | 3:47P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Asus Strix R9 390X Gaming 8G OC boasts a core clock of 1070MHz (20MHz factory OC) with 8 Gigabyte of GDDR5 running at 6000MHz and pushing that memory across a 512-Bit wide bus. The GPU is equipped with a tweaked out Hawaii Core now named Grenada and is based on a 28mm fab on a large 438mm2 Die containing 2816 Shader Processors and a whopping 6.2 Billion Transistors. Asus packed the Strix R9 390X with so many goodies it’s hard to comprehend a reference model 390X even being related to the Strix. Just for starters they packed on DirectCU III cooling with a Triple Wing-Blade 0dB fan design. We can hear the wheels in many heads turning “So what a fancy name for the cooling design”, well unclick those gears and get ready for an eye-opening 10MM heatpipe design. Those 10mm heatpipes are the largest GPU heatpipes we’ve seen to date. Now pack 3 Triple Wing-Blade 0dB fans on top the DirectCu III and you get 30% better Cooling and 3x Quieter performance than reference designs. The biggest thing for us is an effective design with quiet operation and Asus has delivered that with its innovative cooling design.
  FULL STORY @ BJORN3D

ASUS STRIX Gaming GTX 980 Ti 6GB Review
     Tue, Jul 21 2015 | 3:45P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
As expected ASUS is also amongst NVIDIA's launch partners for their new GTX 980 Ti based graphics cards. In this review we're having a close look at the STRIX Gaming GTX 980 Ti, which is ASUS's flagship model. It features a custom PCB as well as a new version of ASUS's semi-passive STRIX cooler. This should be a rather punchy combination, since the card has also received a massive factory overclock.
  FULL STORY @ OCAHOLIC

ASUS Radeon R9 Fury STRIX 4 GB
     Tue, Jul 21 2015 | 9:03A | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Today AMD has released their Radeon R9 Fury. Only two vendors are allowed to build designs for the Fury Non-X: ASUS and Sapphire. Today we are reviewing the ASUS R9 Fury STRIX, which comes with a new large DirectCU thermal solution, which helps to keep noise levels in check.
  FULL STORY @ TECHPOWERUP

MSI GTX980 Ti Gaming 6G
     Mon, Jul 20 2015 | 12:01P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
We have reviewed many GTX980 Ti partner cards in recent weeks and today the MSI GTX980 Ti Gaming 6G makes a somewhat belated appearance in our labs. This high end board is actually one of the cheapest flagship, overclocked Ti’s currently available – hitting the £599.99 inc vat point – £30 less than the Gigabyte G1 Gaming and £60 less than the Asus STRIX Gaming Direct CU 3.
  FULL STORY @ KITGURU

AMD Radeon R9 Fury Review: Fiji On Air Tested
     Sun, Jul 19 2015 | 9:19P | Video Cards | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
When AMD launched the liquid-cooled Radeon Fury X, we witnessed a company willing to commit to new architecture and bleeding edge technologies (Fiji and High-Bandwidth Memory, respectively). Beyond that, Fury X showed a level of ambition and hardware design chops we hadn’t seen from AMD in years. There’s no denying that between its exceptional thermals and strong performance, Fury X is a force to be reckoned with. However, it fell shy of the mark that enthusiasts and press hoped it would achieve, unable to quite deliver a definitive victory against NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 980 Ti. Today, AMD offers up their Radeon R9 Fury (sometimes referred to as Fury Air or Fury Pro), a video card that brings a compelling value proposition to the table. In truth, this is the Fury release that should give AMD a more competitive edge against NVIDIA in the $500+ graphics card bracket...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

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