Club3D R9 290 Royal Ace Review

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Club3D R9 290 Royal Ace Review

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As we're moving through the various versions of Futuremark's venerable benchmark, the Royal Ace is dropping a bit further down the graph. It's fortunate that we don't sort the latest version by the Cloud Gate test, otherwise the Club3D would be at the bottom. Luckily we don't play games at such resolutions, and at the more popular detail and resolution levels the R9 290 does well.

Club3D R9 290 Royal Ace Review  

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20-06-2014, 08:00:10

barnsley
Nice to have another 290 with mastered cooling. Its interesting how that vendors that specialise in AMD (with the exception of XFX) have managed to tame the temperatures. Its a shame none of them have blower type coolers :I.Quote

20-06-2014, 09:22:26

Excalabur50
Hey Tom watched the video and YES the sound is MUCH!!! better although I have noticed there seems to be some weird rendering issues in the last few vids you have done, where things flash and slightly repeat is the best way to describe it, but yeah dont know what going on with that but thought I should mention itQuote

20-06-2014, 09:23:09

WYP
I do love the backplate on this card, and those are some pretty impressive clocks for a stock 290.

One thing I would like to say though, is there any need to run Cloud gate on these high end GPUs? It is a score that I, and I'm sure many others, don't want to see.

Sky diver would be more relevant, but i do understand that there wouldn't be many cards to compare score though.

You new mic sounds good Tom.Quote

20-06-2014, 10:23:01

RickPlaysWarr
Hi Tom

Very nice looking card. I like the look of the shroud and back plate. Are the club 3D cards only available in Europe? I tried to find a price from a USA E-Tailer and could not find it for sale.

On the audio quality. It is much improved. Your voice sounds good, not brittle, or thin. It provides a nice rounded full sound. Noise from the background is not apparent and that is a good thing. Is it a Omni-directional pattern mic or a Cardioid pattern one?

Thanks again

--Rick-Quote

20-06-2014, 17:57:45

Dicehunter
Great sound on the video but there's quite a bit of echoQuote
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