Radeon_R9_290_Club3D_royalKing_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How well will the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. The Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 418 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Running at 1080p this card gets a playable frame rate from Borderlands 3 with 36 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Red Dead Redemption 2 which returns a playable 44 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Halo: Reach which we saw getting a strong 140 FPS.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Borderlands 3 on the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition to see that it got a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 72FPS, M: 57FPS, H: 38FPS, U: 27FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Red Dead Redemption 2 which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 33 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Halo: Reach where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were strong at 106 FPS. 1440p Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition PC gaming is easily capable of pc gaming across these screen resolutions. Turn the game settings up to Ultra at 1440p. This GPU is also capable of running a solid FPS across a lot of games at 4K resolution as well.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, as it can run 896 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 51% increased graphics performance. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 840 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 21% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
61 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition is released on 05 Nov 2013

Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
156 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
62 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2560
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
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
320GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
975 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 290, created by Club3D.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 975MHz, instead of 947MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
CLUB3D CoolStream Cooling Solution.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 3% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 290.


Source [Pip]
Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalKing 4GB Edition 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 36% 13%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 39% 13%
Cyberpunk 2077 30% 55%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 79% 55%
Halo: Reach 84% 64%
Borderlands 3 27% 19%
FIFA 20 56% 40%
eFootball PES 2020 45% 23%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 95% 48%
Detroit: Become Human 48% 71%
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