TUL Corporation is one of the leading manufacturers of the AMD graphic cards and recently they have decided to add another one to their portfolio which will belong to the R9 series and will satisfy the hardcore gaming lovers. PowerColor R9 290 OC, the all new addition to the R9 series is based on the popular Hawaii GPU and will give DirectX 11.2 support to gamers. This brings along revolutionary performance and a very strong performance. One of the most pronounced advantages will the 4K ultra resolution gaming which the gamers will get without having to sacrifice on any of the details.
The Hawaii GPU on which the R9 290 is based makes use of the popular GCN architecture and as if that wasn’t enough, the 2560 stream processors are there to generate the maximum performance. It also makes use of GDDR5 memory of 4 GB which stretches over a memory interface of 512-bit. The GPU has been clocked at 975 MHz core which is 30 MHz more than what is featured on the reference board. To make the gaming experience unforgettable, the immediate frame rate gain is provided by the 1200 MHz memory clocks. By now we all are well aware of the AMD True Audio technology and Mantle and their roles in the performance of the R9 290 don’t go unnoticed.
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