What is the Nvidia equivalent to the R9 290?

From a R9 290, you need a GTX 1060 6 GB or a RX 580 8 GB, and it is still a sidegrade, like 15-20% more performance at 1080p, at higher resolutions performance is almost the same. Those cards however consume a lot less and have lower temps than the 290.

Does R9 290 need external power?

Yes. R9 290X card will need the 8 and 6 ping external power cables irrespective of if its mounted on the mobo or using riser cables.

How many watts does a R9 290 use?

Hardware Accelerated Video Output During Blu-ray playback (or other accelerated video work), AMD’s Radeon R9 290X consumes 70 W.

How long is the R9 290?

Radeon R9 290

Radeon R9 290 Length (L) Height (H)
Sapphire Tri-X OC R9 290 305 mm 114 mm
Gigabyte GV-R929OC-4GD R9 290 Windforce OC 282 mm 123 mm
Radeon R9 290 Reference + Arctic Accelero Extreme III 320 mm 120 mm

When did the R9 280 come out?

March 4, 2014
Desktop models

Model (codename) Release Date & Price Bus interface
Radeon R9 270 (Pitcairn XT) November 13, 2013 US $179 PCIe 3.0 ×16
Radeon R9 270X (Pitcairn XT) August 8, 2013 US $199
Radeon R9 280 (Tahiti Pro) March 4, 2014

Is the Asus Radeon R9 290 directcu II OC?

The ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC – Slightly Slower but just as fast ? We review the ASUS Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II OC edition. Ever since AMD released their Hawaii based GPUs they have been popular. The reference cards might run hot, but the custom cooled editions from the board partners are becoming very popular.

What kind of memory does the Radeon R9 290 have?

The card clocks in at 1000 MHz and is clocked to 5040 MHz (effective) on the GDDR5 memory. So, this review will cover the Radeon R9 290, please do check out our many 290 and 290X reviews right here. Both products are based on the new Hawaii GPU architecture.

Are there any problems with the GTX 290X?

The main problem with the 290 and 290X isn’t the cooling, it’s the fact that bitcoin and litecoin miners have driven the price of these cards up by $100-150; to the point where they are no longer a good deal at all.I was waiting for the custom cooled 290s to come out to upgrade my GTX 670 but now…

Is there a problem with the AMD 290X cooler?

You can write as many articles as you want about 290/290X coolers. You can write as many excuses as you want. You can continue reminding us that there was/is a problem with Hawaii every 15 days for the whole 2014. That “victory dance” that “excitement” that you found (?) AMD cheating (?) back then, all that rage against AMD, can not…