With recommended gaming resolution up-to 3840 x 2160 the PowerColor Radeon R9-290X PCS+ has features like AMD TrueAudio Technology, and 4GB of memory.
The card is factory overclocked towards 1050 MHz but more importantly, it is a card that has a very serious cooler, a cooler that the GPU deserves and needs. Let me first state that this is the PowerColor Radeon R9-290X PCS+ edition, that PCS+ in the naming means it is a special SKU that thus comes factory tweaked.
The heart of the PowerColor Radeon R9-290X PCS+ is beast with 6 Billion transistors on a 438 mm2 Die and that 512-bit Memory bus with 4 GB 5.0 Gbps GDDR5 memory. A lovely yet thick (3 slots) looking card alright. That cooler does kicks ass though, it really gives overall good temperatures as it can eat away and dissipate 450W of heat whilst remaining silent. As a result under full load this card manages to around 63 degrees C in our testing (we kid you not) in Uber BIOS mode and in quiet BIOS mode we measured a modest 67 Degrees C.
Here we can see the connectors, one full DP, one HDMI and two DVI connectors. So yes, Eyefinity works here perfectly fine as well. It might be a very interesting card to setup a cheap desktop multi-monitor setup this way. Not so much for gaming though. AMD allows you to opt for the multi-GPU road with Crossfire as an option. You can pair two in one PC and have them do a decent workout. As mentioned earlier, a Crossfire bridge is no longer needed. The data will be moved over the PCIE (preferably 3.0) bus.
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