XFX R9 290 DD Double Dissipation GPU Review

Far Cry 3

XFX R9 290 DD Review

Far Cry 3

Showing how tightly matched many cards are in Far Cry 3, you can almost fit the facts to suit whichever story you want to tell. On the one hand the XFX is better than most 290s, although it's behind the heavily overclocked Royal Ace. Equally though in the 2560 test it's faster than a Gainward GTX780Ti. Either way you spin it, the XFX is a performance monster here. Hey Brody, check these framerates!

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Most Recent Comments

11-08-2014, 05:44:29

RamboOC
Sexy beast Quote

11-08-2014, 05:46:38

Dicehunter
This thing looks sexy as hell !!!

I remember having an XFX 8800GTX back in the day Quote

11-08-2014, 05:57:40

barnsley
How were the VRM temperatures? They are pretty poor from what I've seen on the net.

For the record, you have to be very careful when buying this card that you get the version that actually cools the VRM. As it gets so bad it throttles.

This card may look like sex, but I still can't shake off ALL the damn build quality issues alot of us had with the previous gen of XFX cards.

(VRM not VRAM, Silly me)Quote

11-08-2014, 05:59:53

Dicehunter
Quote:
Originally Posted by barnsley View Post
How were the VRAM temperatures? They are pretty poor from what I've seen on the net.

For the record, you have to be very careful when buying this card that you get the version that actually cools the VRAM. As it gets so bad it throttles.

This card may look like sex, but I still can't shake off ALL the damn build quality issues alot of us had with the previous gen of XFX cards.
Luckily the XFX 8800GTX I had was reference so there were no issues Quote

11-08-2014, 06:14:19

tinytomlogan
There is no Vram temp read outs?Quote
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