Sapphire has just added a new graphics card to their R9 290X lineup. It is the R9 290X Vapor-X Tri-X OC graphics card. The thing that sets this card apart from their other R9 290X cards is that it features vapor-chamber technology to improve cooling even more than than their current cards and this card features a factory overclock on both the GPU and the memory. The card will have a GPU frequency of 1080 MHz (80 MHz over reference) and the memory will be running at speeds of 5.64 GHz (effective). Other features of the card include a pretty sleek backplate, a Sapphire logo that lights up and even changes colors and dual BIOS support. Is this the Radeon R9 290X that you want? Read on as we take a look…
Special thanks to Sapphire for providing us with the R9 290X Vapor-X Tri-X OC Graphics Card to review.
The Sapphire R9 290X Vapor-X Tri-X OC graphics card comes in Sapphire’s typical packaging. On the front it lists some of the main features and lets us know that this is the overclocked edition of the card.
On the back of the box it goes into more detail on the features of the card and more.
Opening the box up inside you will find the R9 290X Vapor-X Tri-X OC graphics card, a full size HDMI cable, two 8pin to dual molex power adapters, a mousepad, quick installation guide, and a driver and utilities CD.
For a full unboxing of the R9 290X Vapor-X Tri-X OC video card but sure to check out our video below.