ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II OC Review

Far Cry 3

ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II OC Review

Far Cry 3

Taking a glance down the list of results it's easy to come away from the 290X DCUII feeling very impressed. It's capable of our-performing our favourite GTX780, and is nearly 10FPS ahead of a reference GTX780Ti and R9 290X. No matter how you look at it the ASUS card is outstanding in Far Cry 3.
 

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29-12-2013, 15:23:50

tinytomlogan
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Today we're looking at the ASUS R9 290X DirectCU II, a card that hopes to fix the issues with the reference 290X. Is it successful?


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29-12-2013, 16:09:35

barnsley
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We'd like to see some blue stickers included to make the ASUS Pro range of motherboards, but that's nit-picking.
Oi asus do this. Also do it for the 280x and send me a sticker sheet as my red gpu doesn't go well with my blue theme :c.

I'm really tempted to sell my 280x and get the 290 version of this or get the toxic 290.Quote

29-12-2013, 16:18:48

SeekaX
heh, just checked the 290x prices again, no custom coolers on mindfactory yet, but the price is around 500 euros. so with a custom cooler it will be around 550-600 i suppose. at 590 euros the 780ti already starts, even with custom coolers.
that card needs a price drop, at 500 euros with custom cooler it would fit between the 780 and the 780ti.Quote
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