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AMD Radeon R9 290 Crossfire

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How well can the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire run games
13 Dec 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

What FPS performance can the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 843 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire shows us that FIFA 20 is getting a strong result of 164 FPS, and then we are seeing Detroit: Become Human returning a playable 30 FPS while another game on our list is the Resident Evil 3 Remake which is predicted to get 55 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

We move on to 1440p, and tested Detroit: Become Human which delivered weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 60 FPS, Medium: 48 FPS, High: 32 FPS and Ultra: 23 FPS. Next we have Resident Evil 3 Remake running on Radeon R9 290 Crossfire which is predicted to get L: 110FPS, M: 86FPS, H: 58FPS, U: 42FPS. And for performance contrast the popular FIFA 20 gets L: 281FPS, M: 235FPS, H: 172FPS, U: 125FPS at 1440p. 1440p gaming on the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire is a solid performer with higher resolution modern gaming. This graphics card can also bump up to 4K gaming regularly with the latest games still being capable of high or ultra graphics settings at this level.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290 Crossfire? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon R9 290 Crossfire? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 894 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 23% increased graphics performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which is 29% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 958 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
76 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290 Crossfire is released on 05 Nov 2013

Radeon R9 290 Crossfire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii PRO (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
303 GTexel/s
ROPs
64 (x2)
Pixel Rate
121 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
5120
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
640GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
947 MHz
Power
Max Power
550 Watts
PSU
750 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
12 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon R9 290 Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 290 Crossfire is a solution of two Radeon R9 290.


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Radeon R9 290 Crossfire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 48% 8%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 50% 8%
Cyberpunk 2077 43% 26%
Halo: Reach 87% 71%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 83% 26%
Detroit: Become Human 58% 39%
Borderlands 3 41% 3%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 26%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 71% 12%
FIFA 20 64% 51%
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Might get this… someday, haha :P Would be perfect for my setup

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hahaha dude, If it is a reference card that u have, buy HG10 and an Hydro series Closed waterloop. Then aim for cf ;)

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CPU (45% overclock)

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I've water cooled my top card and left my second on stock cooler, the vapour x cooler is too damn beautiful to take off!

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hahah nice :)

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