PowerColor R9 290 Review

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PowerColor R9 290 Review and Comparison

3D Mark Vantage

Considering that the 290 is only missing 256 Stream Processors it's a surprise to see even the P score has dropped by so much. 2000 points between the 290 and 290X in both tests. Although, and this will become a bit of a theme, if a theoretical GTX775 existed then the R9 290 would be right on it. Exactly where it's priced. Interesting.


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18-11-2013, 05:58:37


Following the R9 290X, it's time to take a look at its slightly reduced sibling, the 290.

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18-11-2013, 06:32:27

Have to say, i'm pretty surprised by your results.

Its completely different to every single other review out there.

So i'm not really sure what to make of it.

edit : ill add i am now using 3x 290's....on water though and my results are insanely different (using 1 card of course)Quote

18-11-2013, 06:33:01

Good Ol' PowerColor :'). Top lads for not being wimps. To be fair the performance is exactly what I would want for a card but no cooler means no sale for me.Quote

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