AMD Radeon R9 295X2: specs and benchmarks
AMD started Radeon R9 295X2 sales 29 April 2014 at a recommended price of $1,499. This is GCN 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.25 GHz are supplied, and together with 2x 512 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 640 GB / s.
Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 307 mm. Two 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 500 Watt.
It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 35.78 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile.