AMD Radeon R9 290X technical specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon R9 290X sales 24 October 2013 at a recommended price of 549 USD. This is a GCN architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4096 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.25 GHz are supplied, and together with 512 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 320 GB/s.
Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 275 mm. An additional 1 power connector 6-pin and 1 power connector 8-pin are required, and power consumption is at 250 Watt.
It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 43.60 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro P6000.