Disclosed Performance of AMD Radeon R9 290 Hawaii Pro

AMD Radeon R9 290 is the second model in the series AMD Volcanic Islands, which is based on a new graphics core Hawaii. Specifically, AMD Radeon R9 290 uses the kernel Hawaii Pro, is the flagship series of the core features only slightly smaller number of computing units. How this affects the performance test results are given to understand portal DarkTech, which are listed below.

The graphics core graphics card AMD Radeon R9 290 is from 2560 stream processors, 160 texture units and 64 ROP units. The kernel runs with a base frequency of 900 MHz, which can automatically increase up to 947 MHz. As AMD Radeon R9 290X, this card is equipped with 4 GB of memory GDDR5, which also operates at a frequency of 5000 MHz.

amd radeon r9 290x Dark Lord Disclosed Performance of AMD Radeon R9 290 Hawaii ProBased on the test results, we can see that AMD Radeon R9 290 only a few percent ahead of the video card NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780, but the average loses 7% flagship AMD Radeon R9 290X. Also of interest is attracted by the fact that the 30-watt difference in energy consumption between AMDRadeon R9 290 and AMD Radeon R9 290X temperature under load of the video card is the same.

Graphics Card AMD Radeon R9 290 will be officially presented on October 31. On sale, it will be at the price of $ 499.

Specifications:

Model

AMD Radeon R9 290

Manufacturing Process Technologies, Nm

28

Microarchitecture

GCN 2.0

Graphics Processor

Type

AMD Hawaii Pro

The Base Clock Frequency In Mhz

900

The Maximum Clock Frequency In Mhz

947

The Number Of Stream Processors

2560

The Number Of Blocks Rasterization

64

The Number Of Texture Units

160

Video Memory

Type

GDDR5

Volume, GB

4

Clock, Mhz

1250

Effective Clock Frequency In Mhz

5000

Bus Width, Bit

512

External Interfaces

DL DVI-I

DL DVI-D

HDMI

DisplayPort

The Internal Interface

PCI Express 3.0 x16

Additional PCI-Power Connectors

1 x 6-pin

1 x 8-pin

Supported Instruction And Technology

DirectX 11.2, Shader Model 5.0, DirectCompute 11, OpenGL 4.2, OpenCL1.2, AMD Eyefinity, AMD HD3D, AMD CrossFire, AMD PowerTune, AMD PowerPlay, AMD ZeroCore