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AMD Radeon R9 290 Review

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Performance:
3DMark GPU Score:
14850
3DMark Ranking:
11. See full list
Popularity Ranking:
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Lowest Price:
$299
DirectX:
11
TDP:
250W
P3mark:
59 3DMarks / W
Popular Brands:
  • 1. Sapphire/Zotac
  • 2. ASUS
  • 3. Gigabyte
  • 4. XFX
  • 5. HIS
  • 6. Hewlett Packard

Product Offers

MSI Computer Corp. AMD Radeon R9 290 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card R9 290 GAMING 4G

Amazon.com $279.99

ASUS Graphics Cards R9290-DC2OC-4GD5

Amazon.com $284.99

Diamond Multimedia AMD R9 290 PCIE GDDR5 4GB Memory Graphics Video Card R9290D54G

Amazon.com $289.99

Gigabyte R9 290 GDDR5-4GB 2xDVI/HDMI/DP OC Graphics Card GV-R929OC-4GD

Amazon.com $299.99

XFX Double D R9 290 947MHz 4GB DDR5 DP HDMI 2XDVI Graphics Cards R9290AEDFD

Amazon.com $309.99

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 4GB GDDR5 DUAL DVI-D/HDMI/DP TRI-X OC Version PCI-Express Graphics Card 11227-00-40G

Amazon.com $319.99

Sapphire Radeon VAPOR-X R9 290 4GB GDDR5 DUAL DVI-D/HDMI/DP TRI-X OC Version PCI-Express Graphics Card 11227-04-40G

Amazon.com $329.99

XFX Black Edition Double D RADEON R9 290 980MHz 4GB DDR5 DP HDMI 2XDVI Graphics Cards R9290AEDBD

Amazon.com $329.99

MSI Computer Corp. AMD Radeon R9 290X Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 2DVI/HDMI/DisplayPort PCI-Express Video Card R9 290X GAMING 4G

Amazon.com $359.99

Sapphire R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 DUAL DVI-D/HDMI/DP TRI-X OC Version PCI-Express Graphics Card 11226-00-40G

Amazon.com $388.99

AMD Radeon R9 290 compared to popular Graphics Cards

You can find a good value for money by comparing the money bar (green) with the performance bar (blue). The less the money bar covers from the performance bar, the better is the value for money.

3DMark11 Score
Price
Name Price 3DMark11
Score
0 26410
AMD Radeon R9 295X2 $1000 26410
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 $550 18050
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti $456 16080
AMD Radeon R9 290X $400 16080
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970 $350 15690
NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Black $1000 15320
AMD Radeon R9 290 $299 14850
NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan $360 14700
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 $338 13950
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 $280 11150
0 $1100

Compare AMD Radeon R9 290 vs. graphics cards with Similar Performance

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690
17650
N/A
EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Ti K|NGP|N Classified
17270
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti
16080
$456 35
AMD Radeon R9 290X
16080
$400 40
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
15690
$350 45
NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan Black
15320
$1000 15
AMD Radeon R9 290
14850
$352 42
NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan
14700
$360 41
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
13950
$338 41
NVIDIA Dual GeForce GTX 580 - Asus Mars II
12070
N/A

Compare AMD Radeon R9 290 vs. graphics cards with Similar Price

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan
14700
$360 41
AMD Radeon HD 7870
8160
$353 23
AMD Radeon R9 290
14850
$352 42
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
15690
$350 45
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780
13950
$338 41
ATI Radeon HD 5850
3840
$324 12
AMD Radeon R9 280X
10900
$280 39
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
11150
$280 40
ATI Radeon HD 5830
3310
$280 12
AMD Radeon HD 7850
6610
$266 25
AMD Radeon R9 285
10490
$250 42
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE
3090
$240 13

Most common PC setup for AMD Radeon R9 290

Graphics Card
AMD Radeon R9 290
Processor
Intel Core i7-4790K
Motherboard
ASUS MAXIMUS VII HERO

People who bought AMD Radeon R9 290 also bought

Rank Processors Price 3DMark CPU/GPU score
1. Intel Core i7-4790K N/A
2. AMD FX-8350 N/A
3. Intel Core i5-4670K N/A
4. Intel Core i7-4770K N/A
5. Intel Core i7-3770K Processor N/A
Rank Motherboards Price Socket Chipset Form Factor
1. ASUS MAXIMUS VII HERO N/A
2. ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 N/A AM3+ AMD 990FX ATX
3. ASUS P9X79 PRO N/A LGA 2011 Intel X79 ATX
4. ASRock Z87 OC Formula N/A
5. ASUS MAXIMUS VI HERO N/A

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