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Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X

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Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X review: specs and price

Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X
Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X
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Why is Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X better than the average?

  • GPU clock speed
    1050MHzvs1047.63MHz
  • Effective memory speed
    6000MHzvs5722.97MHz
  • Shading units
    2816vs1557.81
  • RAM
    8GBvs3.7GB
  • DirectX version
    12vs11.44
  • Memory bus width
    512bitvs249.99bit
  • Number of transistors
    6200 millionvs4160.61 million
  • OpenGL version
    4.5vs4.37

Top specs and features

General info

1.number of transistors

6200 million

A higher transistor count generally indicates a newer, more powerful processor.

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136000 million

2.semiconductor size

28nm

A smaller size indicates that the process to create the chip is newer.

Best

AMD Radeon RX 570

1nm

3.PCI Express (PCIe) version

3

PCI Express (PCIe) is a high speed expansion card standard, that connects the computer to it's peripherals. Newer versions can support more bandwidth and deliver better performance.

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AMD Radeon VII

4

4.width

243mm

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115mm

5.height

114mm

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Nvidia GeForce GT 520 (OEM)

68mm

Performance

1.GPU clock speed

1050MHz

The graphics processing unit (GPU) has a higher clock speed.

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Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming

1784MHz

2.shading units

2816

Shading units (or stream processors) are small processors within the graphics card that are responsible for processing different aspects of the image.

Best

MSI Radeon RX 550 Aero ITX OC

51232

3.texture mapping units (TMUs)

176

TMUs take textures and map them to the geometry of a 3D scene. More TMUs will typically mean that texture information is processed faster.

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XFX Radeon Pro Duo

512

4.render output units (ROPs)

64

The ROPs are responsible for some of the final steps of the rendering process, writing the final pixel data to memory and carrying out other tasks such as anti-aliasing to improve the look of graphics.

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

128

Memory

1.memory bus width

512bit

A wider bus width means that it can carry more data per cycle. It is an important factor of memory performance, and therefore the general performance of the graphics card.

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8192bit

2.effective memory speed

6000MHz

The effective memory clock speed is calculated from the size and data rate of the memory. Higher clock speeds can give increased performance in games and other applications.

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14400MHz

3.RAM

8GB

Best

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32.77GB

4.version of GDDR memory

5

Newer versions of GDDR memory offer improvements such as higher transfer rates that give increased performance.

Best

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6

Ports

1.has a HDMI output
Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X

Devices with a HDMI or mini HDMI port can transfer high definition video and audio to a display.

2.DisplayPort outputs

3

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

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4

3.DVI outputs

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

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HIS Radeon RX 470 IceQ X2 Turbo

10

4.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.

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AMD FirePro W9000

6

Features

1.OpenGL version

4.5

OpenGL is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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12

2.DirectX version

12

DirectX is used in games, with newer versions supporting better graphics.

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12.1

3.OpenCL version

2.1

Some applications use OpenCL to utilise the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

Best

XFX Radeon RX 550 Slim Single Slot 4GB

4.5

4.Supports 4K resolution
Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
Gigabyte Radeon R9 390X WindForce 2X

The graphics card supports multi-display technology. This allows you to configure multiple monitors in order to create a more immersive gaming experience, such as having a wider field of view.

6.supported displays

4

Using multiple displays you can create a larger work space, making it easier to work across multiple applications.

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34

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