R9-290X

MSI X99A GODLIKE GAMING CARBON (LGA2011-3) Motherboard Review

Introduction, Specifications and Packaging The X99 platform targets professionals who consistently work with complex multi-threaded workloads and require flagship processors ...

May 9, 2016 at 9:08 am by

XFX Brings Back Blower Style R9 390X

When AMD first launched their R9 290 and 290X GPUs back in 2013, many had mixed feelings for the blower style cooler. While the cooler was one of the best efforts yet from ...

October 31, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

AMD Catalyst 15.7 WHQL Driver Adds Cross Generation Crossfire Support

Something that AMD have been falling behind on lately is the WHQL drivers, well drivers in general. Beta drivers are released every few months, but a certified WHQL driver has ...

July 13, 2015 at 11:00 am by

AMD Officially Announce Details of High Bandwidth Memory

We’ve been waiting for details on the new memory architecture from AMD for a while now. Since we heard the possible specifications and performance of the new R9 390x all ...

May 19, 2015 at 12:59 pm by

Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X 8GB CrossFireX Review

Introduction Here at eTeknix, we strive to give the consumer the best possible advice in every aspect of technology. Today is no different, as we have a pair of ...

April 3, 2015 at 3:58 pm by

Sapphire Radeon R9 290X Vapor-X OC 8GB Review

Introduction and A Closer Look The R9 290X has led AMD’s single GPU offerings for what seems like quite a long time now. Released in October 2013 the R9 290X is only a ...

November 6, 2014 at 5:54 am by

Examining AMD’s Driver Progress Since Launch Drivers: R9 290X & HD 7970

Introduction AMD and Nvidia both talk fairly big when it comes to driver updates. With every driver iteration that is released we hear the usual technical (or should that ...

July 19, 2014 at 5:45 pm by

AMD To Update GCN Series With Iceland, Tonga and Hawaii XTX

The next-generation GPU wars based on new graphics architectures and 20/16nm process nodes is not set to begin until early 2015. In the meantime AMD and Nvidia are both having ...

July 16, 2014 at 9:37 am by

Testing Mixed-Resolution AMD Eyefinity: 6400×1080

Introduction Around a month ago we announced to you that AMD was releasing version 3.0 of its Eyefinity software package. One of the key new additions to AMD’s ...

July 8, 2014 at 12:42 pm by

AMD R9 295X Could Be Incoming, R9 290X Hawaii XT Is Not A Fully Utilised Chip

Some interesting news emerging from the Overclockers UK forums suggests that we could have an AMD R9 290X successor coming in the near future, possibly called the AMD R9 295X. ...

June 21, 2014 at 1:48 pm by

XFX Radeon R9 290X Double Dissipation 4GB GDDR5 Review

Introduction AMD’s R9 290X is back in business when it comes to competing with Nvidia’s equivalents. The custom R9 290Xs easily beat out equivalently priced or ...

June 20, 2014 at 1:16 pm by

Powercolor Planning 8GB “Dual Core” R9 290X Devil 13 Graphics Card

Powercolor have recently made it known they are working on their own dual GPU R9 290X graphics card. From what we can see Powercolor are choosing to opt for the “Dual ...

May 27, 2014 at 1:08 pm by

8Pack Smashes 3DMark World Record With 4 MSI R9 290X Lightnings: 1300MHz Each!

When it comes to overclocking there is no bigger name than the MSI Lightning series, time and time again it has proven itself the GPU series of choice for extreme overclockers ...

April 9, 2014 at 9:34 pm by

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 8GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction The AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card is finally upon us. I know a lot of people have been eagerly awaiting this graphics card for the last few months – I ...

April 8, 2014 at 8:32 pm by

AMD R9 290X CrossFire V Nvidia GTX 780 Ti SLI

Introduction When I wrote our first “4K Gaming Showdown” article, nearly 6 months ago, the article was very popular among our readers. However, one of the most ...

March 19, 2014 at 10:29 am by


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