AMD Radeon R9 290X2 videocard review

Radeon R9 290X2 videocard released by AMD; release date: 24 June 2014. At the time of release, the videocard cost $1,399. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on GCN 2.0 microarchitecture codenamed Hawaii.

Core clock speed - 1000 MHz. Texture fill rate - 2x 176.0 GTexel / s billion / sec. Pipelines - 2x 2816. Floating-point performance - 2x 5,632 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Transistors count - 6,200 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 580 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR5. Maximum RAM amount - 2x 4 GB. Memory bus width - 2x 512 Bit. Memory clock speed - 5400 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 2x 345.6 GB / s.

Benchmarks

CompuBench 1.5 Desktop
T-Rex
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
41.556 Frames/s
19.441 Frames/s
Name Value
CompuBench 1.5 Desktop - T-Rex 19.441 Frames/s

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture GCN 2.0
Code name Hawaii
Launch date 24 June 2014
Launch price (MSRP) $1,399
Place in performance rating 21
Type Desktop

Technical info

Core clock speed 1000 MHz
Floating-point performance 2x 5,632 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 2x 2816
Texture fill rate 2x 176.0 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 580 Watt
Transistor count 6,200 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors 4x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL 4.6

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 2x 4 GB
Memory bandwidth 2x 345.6 GB / s
Memory bus width 2x 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 5400 MHz
Memory type GDDR5