Radeon_R9_290_Club3D_royalAce_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 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 royalAce 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.

Lets look at the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2019. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This graphics hardware can run 492 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

A Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition card at 1080p is seeing a reasonable frame rate when running Red Dead Redemption 2 on Ultra - 45 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Borderlands 3 which is 37 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Halo: Reach performs on this hardware, which gets a strong 142 FPS.

Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we ran Red Dead Redemption 2 on the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition to see that it got a playable set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra results at 1440p - L: 90FPS, M: 71FPS, H: 48FPS, U: 34FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Borderlands 3 which seemed playable in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 28 FPS. Finally we then took a look at Halo: Reach where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were strong at 108 FPS. In summary we feel the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition running at 1440p is probably one of the better high resolution gaming options on the graphics card market. You can consider pushing most games up to 4K with this gpu and Ultra 1440p is going to be a regular occurrence for gaming today.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 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 49% increased graphics performance. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 590 8GB, as it can run 849 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 26% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
62 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition is released on 05 Nov 2013

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

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Hawaii PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
166 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
67 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
1040 MHz
Power
Max Power
275 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 50 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 royalAce 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 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 1040MHz, instead of 947MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Tipple Fan Cooling Solution.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 5% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 290.


Source [Pip]
Radeon R9 290 Club3D royalAce 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 37% 11%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 40% 11%
Cyberpunk 2077 32% 52%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 79% 52%
Halo: Reach 84% 65%
Borderlands 3 29% 17%
FIFA 20 57% 41%
eFootball PES 2020 46% 24%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 95% 49%
Detroit: Become Human 49% 68%
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