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AMD Radeon R9 200 Series

AMD Radeon R9 200 Series | Radeon RX 200 Series

  • The AMD Radeon Rx GPUs are somewhat outdated for games nowadays, although they still perform well in some games.
  • The R9 295X2 was the world's most commanding dual-GPU consumer-oriented card with 11.5 teraflops of processing.
  • Depending on the model, level of quality, and cost of the card, Radeon graphics cards might be good or awful.
  • The next generation of Nvidia and AMD cards is now available after the crypto-mining phase.

One of, if not the most crucial, parts of a gaming computer is the graphics card. But there isn't a single GPU that works for everyone, much like many computer parts. While some users may desire the most powerful PC gaming system possible, others may prefer one that provides the best value while being less powerful. Many people are looking for inexpensive graphics cards to enjoy casual 1080p gaming. The good news is that there has never been a better moment to purchase. With Intel's Arc dedicated graphics line, the long-awaited third competitor has finally entered the fray.

Radeon R9 200 Series 

When playing anything rather than indie game requirements, the Radeon R9 290 graphics card is a budget option with a subpar current game version. This brief Radeon R9 290 sports hardware review examines the frame rate performance of the graphics card at 1080p, 1440p, and 4K screen resolutions when we look at the performance produced on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. When we talk about how effectively this graphics card can run, it can outperform 304 of the required graphics requirements for the 1000 most demanding games currently available.

Radeon R9 290

The Radeon R9 290 and R9 290X have a base of AMD's Hawaii Pro and Hawaii XT chips, respectively. AMD TrueAudio, Mantle, Direct3D 11.2, and bridge-free Crossfire technology utilizing XDMA are all supported by the R9 290 and R9 290X. On October 3, 2013, a limited "Battlefield 4 Edition" pre-order bundle of the R9 290X that includes Battlefield 4 became available; the quantity reported was 8,000. The R9 290 cost $399 at launch.

Radeon R9 285

Being a Tonga-series GPU, it was the first card to use AMD's GCN 3 microarchitectures.

Radeon R9 280 

It was built on a Radeon HD 7950 and had its clock speed boosted from 725 MHz to 975 MHz. 

Radeon RX 200 Series

Radeon R9 280X

It is built on the Tahiti XTL chip and has a $299 launch price. It is a significantly improved version of the Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.

Radeon R9 290X

On October 24, 2013, the Radeon R9 290X, also known as "Hawaii XT," including 2816 Stream Processors, 176 TMUs, 64 ROPs, 512-bit wide buses, 44 CUs, and 8 ACE units, was made available. The R9 290X cost $549 at launch.

Radeon R9 295X2

On April 21, 2014, the Radeon R9 295X2 was made available. It has two GPUs on it. A metal case was there to ship the press samples. This reference card is the first to use a closed-loop liquid cooler. The R9 295X2 was the world's most commanding dual-GPU consumer-oriented card with 11.5 teraflops of processing power until it was surpassed on April 26, 2016, by the Radeon Pro Duo, which is essentially a combination of two R9 Fury X (Fiji XT) GPUs on a single card. Essentially two R9 290x (Hawaii XT) GPUs with 4GB GDDR5 VRAM each make up the R9 295x2.

Radeon R9 270X 

It has a base of the Curaçao XT processor, formerly known as Pitcairn, and has a $199 starting price. According to rumors, it would outperform a Radeon HD 7870 GHz variant. The starting pricing of the Radeon R9 270 is $179.