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R9290X-DC2OC-4GD5 ASUS Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II Delivers 4.7% Faster Game Performance than the Reference Design
DirectCU II achieves 20% lower temps with 220% the dissipation area, plus 3X quieter running than reference.
Exclusive CoolTech Fan drives wider airflow to keep critical components cool.
1050MHZ engine clock for better performance and outstanding gaming experience
DIGI+ VRM with 8-phase Super Alloy Power delivers precise digital power for superior efficiency, reliability, and performance.
GPU Tweak helps you modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more, all via an intuitive interface.
GPU Tweak Streaming let you share on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played.
4.7% faster game performance than reference Radeon R9 290X in Metro Last Light
ASUS Exclusive Innovation
Game Faster. Quieter. Cooler.
I/O Ports Highlight
2 x Native Dual-link DVI-D
1 x Native HDMI
1 x Native DisplayPort
4.7% Faster Game Performance
20% Cooler and 3X* Quieter
Exclusive DirectCU II thermal design includes a direct-GPU contact 10mm copper heatpipe and 220% larger dissipation area to boost heat removal efficiency. It performs 20% cooler and 3X quieter than reference.
*Equivalent to 14dB and performance varies depending on system configuration
Proprietary CoolTech fan consists of a hybrid blade and bearing design, with inner radial blower and outer flower-type blades. These provide multi-directional airflow to accelerate heat removal and enable highly stable graphics performance.
DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power
30% Less Power Noise and 2.5X Greater Durability
Acclaimed DIGI+ VRM has been applied via an eight-phase power design that uses digital voltage regulators to minimize power noise by 30%, enhance power efficiency by 15%, widen voltage modulation tolerance, and improve overall stability and longevity by 2.5 times over the reference design.
POSCAPs lower power noise, enhance overclocking, and improve stability far beyond standard analog designs.
Ultimate Graphics Tuning
Real-Time Intuitive Graphics Tuning
Shows detailed specs and actual card status with GPU-Z
Sync GPU clocks and voltages for easier overclocking
Monitoring widget provides real-time detailed multi-parameter info
2D/3D switcher locks cards in 3D mode for higher benchmarks
Automatically checks and updates drivers and BIOS versions
Stream on-screen action to the web in full HD
Stream Online Instantly
GPU Tweak streaming tool that lets you share on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played. It's even possible to add to the streaming window scrolling text, pictures and webcam images.
Color Match Kit
Customize Your Card
Red or gold – the choice is yours! ASUS includes easy-to-apply metallic stickers so you can choose the color to match your motherboard.
Graphics GPU Features
Powered by AMD Radeon™ R9 290X
Extend the view across up to six displays to immerse yourself in gameplay and entertainment.
Multi-GPU technology for extreme performance.
Immerse yourself in stereoscopic 3D gaming and get up close and personal with your favorite stars while watching Blu-ray 3D. AMD HD3D is also designed for professionals who create complex visual effects and detailed data visualizations.
PCI Express 3.0
Delivers double the bandwidth per lane of PCIe 2.0 for faster GPU-CPU communication.
Microsoft DirectX 11.2
Brings new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and get top-notch performance.
AMD Radeon R9 290X
PCI Express 3.0
5400MHz (1350MHz GDDR5)
DVI Output: Yes x 2 (DVI-I)
HDMI Output: Yes x 1
Display Port: Yes x 1 (Regular DP)
HDCP Support: Yes
up to 300W additional 6 + 8-pin PCIe power required
1 x Power cable
1 x Red metal sticker kit
1 x Gold metal sticker kit
ASUS GPU Tweak & Driver
Super Alloy Power
11.3 x 5.8 x 1.6 Inches
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