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VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition

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VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition review: specs and price

VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition
VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition
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Why is VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition better than the average?

  • Floating-point performance
    4.99TFLOPSvs3.65TFLOPS
  • Pixel rate
    62.4GPixel/svs42.4GPixel/s
  • Maximum memory bandwidth
    288GB/svs204.24GB/s
  • Texture rate
    156GTexels/svs116.56GTexels/s
  • Shading units
    2560vs1557.99
  • RAM
    4GBvs3.7GB
  • Memory bus width
    512bitvs249.96bit
  • Number of transistors
    6200 millionvs4164 million

Top specs and features

General info

1.number of transistors

6200 million

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

Best

Asus GeForce ROG Strix RTX 2080 Gaming Advanced

136000 million

2.thermal design power (TDP)

250W

The thermal design power (TDP) is the maximum amount of power the cooling system needs to dissipate. A lower TDP typically means that it consumes less power.

Best

AMD Radeon HD 6450

18W

3.semiconductor size

28nm

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

Best

AMD Radeon RX 570

1nm

4.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.

Best

AMD Radeon VII

4

5.width

274mm

Best

MSI Radeon RX 560 Aero ITX OC 2GB

115mm

6.height

120mm

Best

Nvidia GeForce GT 520 (OEM)

68mm

Performance

1.pixel rate

62.4GPixel/s

The number of pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

AMD Radeon VII

230.4GPixel/s

2.texture rate

156GTexels/s

The number of textured pixels that can be rendered to the screen every second.

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

521GTexels/s

3.floating-point performance

4.99TFLOPS

Floating-point performance is a measurement of the raw processing power of the GPU.

Best

Nvidia Titan V

110TFLOPS

4.GPU memory speed

1125MHz

The memory clock speed is one aspect that determines the memory bandwidth.

Best

Gainward GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Founders Edition

5505MHz

5.GPU clock speed

975MHz

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

Best

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1080 Xtreme Gaming

1784MHz

6.shading units

2560

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

Memory

1.maximum memory bandwidth

288GB/s

This is the maximum rate that data can be read from or stored into memory.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Radeon RX 570 Gaming OC

2242GB/s

2.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.

Best

Sapphire Radeon Pro Duo

8192bit

3.effective memory speed

4500MHz

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.

Best

Zotac Gaming GeForce RTX 2080 Ti AMP Extreme

14400MHz

4.RAM

4GB

Best

Nvidia Quadro GV100

32.77GB

5.version of GDDR memory

5

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

Best

Nvidia Geforce RTX 2060

6

Ports

1.has a HDMI output
VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition

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

2.DisplayPort outputs

1

Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.

Best

Nvidia Quadro RTX 5000

4

3.DVI outputs

2

Allows you to connect to a display using DVI.

Best

HIS Radeon RX 470 IceQ X2 Turbo

10

4.mini DisplayPort outputs

0

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

Best

AMD FirePro W9000

6

Features

1.OpenGL version

4.3

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

Best

Asus Cerberus GTX 1070 Ti Advanced

12

2.DirectX version

11.2

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

Best

Colorful GeForce iGame RTX 2080 Ti Advanced OC

12.1

3.OpenCL version

1.2

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
VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition

Allows you to view in ultra-high definition.

5.Supports multi-display technology
VTX3D R9 290 X-Edition

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.multi-GPU

4

The number of GPUs supported when using a multi-GPU configuration. Using more than one GPU in parallel can give increased performance.

Best

HIS Radeon R9 Nano

5

Benchmarks

1.PassMark (G3D) result

6259

This benchmark measures the graphics performance of a video card. Source: PassMark.

Best

Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Mini

13470

2.load GPU temperature

94°C

A lower load temperature means that the card produces less heat and its cooling system performs better.

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0°C

3.PassMark (DirectCompute) result

2682

This benchmark measures the general purpose computational power of a graphics card. Source: PassMark.

Best

Zotac GeForce GTX 1080 Ti Mini

9456

4.idle GPU temperature

41°C

A lower idle temperature means that the card produces less heat and its cooling system performs better.

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0°C

5.load noise level

57.2dB

The level of noise when under a heavy workload.

Best

Gigabyte Aorus GeForce RTX 2080 Xtreme 8GB

0dB

6.3DMark Vantage Pixel Fill result

16.6GPixel/s

This benchmark is designed to measure graphics performance. Source: AnandTech.

Best

Asus GeForce GTX Titan X

43.6GPixel/s

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