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post #1 of 1990
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Radeon R9 290X Features 64 ROPs
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A leaked company slide by AMD confirmed that its high-end "Hawaii" silicon indeed features 64 raster operations units (ROPs). In reference to its predecessor, "Tahiti," the slide speaks of 2 times the ROPs (32 on "Tahiti") and 1.4 times the stream processors (2048 on "Tahiti," so 2816 on "Hawaii"). Other known specifications include up to 1 GHz GPU clock, up to 5.00 GHz memory clock, and a 512-bit wide GDDR5 memory interface, holding 4 GB of memory. Reviews of Radeon R9 290X could surface around mid-October.

Source: TPU

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Pre-orders begin for AMD Radeon R9 290X, likely priced at $699
Source: TechSpot

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AMD Radeon R9 290X Battlefield 4 Edition Pre-Orders Show $1,145 / €840 Price (link) Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

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UPDATED SPECS (link):
  • Price US $599.99 (or 499.99€, £399.99 before taxes)
  • Availability mid-October
  • 28nm silicon
  • 2,816 GCN stream processors
  • 44 SIMDs (11 computing units)
  • 172 TMUs
  • 44 ROPs
  • 512-bit memory interface
  • 4GB/6GB GDDR5 video memory
  • >300GB bandwidth
  • 5.00 GHz memory clocks



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AMD announced the new Radeon R9 290X, its next-generation flagship graphics card. Based on the second-generation Graphics CoreNext micro-architecture, the card is designed to outperform everything NVIDIA has at the moment, including a hypothetical GK110-based graphics card with 2,880 CUDA cores.

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TPU projected final specs:
- 4 Independent Tessellation Units
- ~3,000/2,800 Stream Processors
- 512-bit Memory Interface
- 4GB Video Memory
- DirectX 11.2
Edited by Baghi - 10/9/13 at 8:16am
post #2 of 1990
How much? !?!?!
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I'm ordering two at midnight on launch day.
 
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I'm ordering two at midnight on launch day.

Or preorder them on october 3rd before launch day?
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post #6 of 1990
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How much? !?!?!
No word on the price yet.

BTW, "our most powerful GPU yet" makes it sound like it's faster than the HD 7990 even!
post #7 of 1990
I did not expect that. Benchmarks now!
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post #8 of 1990
I am hoping the price is free of sticker shock.
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No word on the price yet.

BTW, "our most powerful GPU yet" makes it sound like it's faster than the HD 7990 even!

 

They clarified it as the most powerful "single GPU."

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post #10 of 1990
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They clarified it as the most powerful "single GPU."
Oh, I see. Didn't know that.
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