SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon R9 290 Review & Specifications

SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon R9 290 4GB GDDR5 21227-00-40G

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The new SAPPHIRE R9 290 features 2560 stream processing units and an engine clock of up to 947 Mhz. It is equipped with 4GB of the latest high performance GDDR5 memory on a 512-bit interface and clocked at 1250 MHz (5.0GHz effective) delivering high bandwidth capable of supporting smooth gaming even at UltraHD resolution.

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Pros

  • Excellent performance
  • Great price
  • 4GB video memory
  • Excellent for Bitcoin mining

Cons

  • Very noisy
  • High temperatures
  • High power consumption

Score Pangoly

88

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Critic Reviews

90

Powerhouse card with lots of potential that's a bit handcuffed by its reference cooler design. Discuss in the...

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70

The Radeon R9 290 has been introduced quite a while back and thanks to Sapphire we're finally having a look at the reference model. As you might already know, the card comes with a blower type cooler and clocked at 947 MHz on the GPU and 5'000 MHz fo ...

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Video published by channel Austin Evans (11/7/2013).
Specification
Display Support supports up to 3 display monitor(s) without DisplayPort
4 x Maximum Display Monitor(s) support
Output 1 x HDMI (with 3D)
1 x DisplayPort 1.2
2 x Dual-Link DVI-D
GPU 947 MHz Core Clock
28 nm Chip
2560 x Stream Processors
Video Memory 4096 MB Size
512 -bit GDDR5
5000 MHz Effective
Dimension 277(L)X104(W)X35(H) mm Size.
2 x slot
Software Driver CD
Accessory 8 PIN to 4 PIN Power Cable
6 PIN to 4 PIN Power Cable
HDMI 1.4a high speed 1.8 meter cable(Full Retail SKU only)

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