ASUS R9 Fury DCU3 Review

Introduction and Technical Specifications

ASUS R9 Fury DC3 Review

Introduction

When the R9 290X and R9 290 appeared we took the slightly controversial stance that the regular R9 290 had enough performance within it that, given the price difference between the two cards, it was the better buy.

Understandably not everyone agreed with this opinion. That's the fun of opinions, they create discourse. When the Fury X appeared we were bowled over by its capabilities, particularly given it's relatively low price point when compared to the offerings from nVidia. It's set a marker for the regular Fury to attempt to repeat the success of the 290, despite the already crowded AMD range containing the R9 390X and R9 Fury X. It doesn't seem there is anywhere left for it to squeeze into.

Perhaps worries about this niche market sector are why AMD are being so restrictive in which companies are allowed to produce variants of the R9 Fury. Fortunately one of the companies that is allowed to is ASUS, and they have gone all out in creating the R9 Fury Strix. A full size PCB equipped with their Direct CU III cooler, there should be much to like.

Technical Specifications

Model

Brand ASUS
Model STRIX-R9FURY-DC3-4G-GAMING

Interface

Interface PCI Express 3.0

Chipset

GPU Radeon R9 Fury
Core Clock 1000MHz (1020MHz in OC Mode)
Stream Processors 3584 Stream Processors

Memory

Effective Memory Clock 500MHz
Memory Size 4GB
Memory Interface 4096-Bit
Memory Type HBM

3D API

OpenGL
OpenGL 4.4

Ports

1 x HDMI
3 x DisplayPort
1 x Native DVI-D

Details

Max Resolution
4096 x 2160
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Most Recent Comments

27-07-2015, 09:56:37

AlienALX
/Cece Peniston. FINALLY.Quote

28-07-2015, 03:04:47

Type-8
Awesome, been waiting for this. Don't suppose you have any plans for some Crossfire testing in the foreseeable future??? From what I've seen it scales wellQuote
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