A Primer on AMD's Radeon R9 290 Series

A Primer on AMD's Radeon R9 290 Series

After much waiting, the true new heir of AMD's next generation graphics cards is finally unveiled as the Radeon R9 290X and is now officially available. We give you a run-down of what you need to know of the new card and its "Hawaii" GPU core.

Reviewed: ASUS ROG Matrix R9 280X Platinum 3GB GDDR5

Reviewed: ASUS ROG Matrix R9 280X Platinum 3GB GDDR5

7.0

The ASUS ROG Matrix R9 280X Platinum is a top-end card from the ROG series, featuring the new AMD R9 280X GPU. With enthusiast features like its 20-phase power delivery system, VGA Hotwire connectors and TweakIt, an onboard voltage adjustment system, read on to find out if the card impressed us.

Everything New from NVIDIA's Montreal 2013 Event

Everything New from NVIDIA's Montreal 2013 Event

NVIDIA recently held a special event at Montreal, Canada, where they announced a couple of new technologies and teased a new graphics card. Here's everything you need to know from the event.

MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2013 - Breaking World Records

MSI Master Overclocking Arena 2013 - Breaking World Records

MSI's yearly Master Overclocking Arena is back! Team HardwareZone was present in Taipei, Taiwan to witness the action over two days of "classic" and "freestyle" battles that determined the winners of the 2013 competition. Read on to find out what took place!

MSI R9 280X Gaming 3G - A Decent Choice

MSI R9 280X Gaming 3G - A Decent Choice

8.5

The MSI R9 280X Gaming is the first graphics card from the company's Gaming series to be based on the new series of AMD GPUs. The card features a slightly overclocked core at 1020MHz, but has an OC mode to get it up to 1050MHz. Find out how this card fared in our trials.

ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB GDDR5 - Overclocking Required

ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB GDDR5 - Overclocking Required

8.0

The ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB GDDR5 is the first card from the company to feature the new AMD Radeon R9 280X GPU. Besides boasting of improved GPU features, ASUS has as usual overclocked it (though not enough) and outfitted it with its own design and cooler technologies. We find out if the combination makes it outshine NVIDIA's offerings.

AMD Radeon R9 and R7 Graphics Unleashed

AMD Radeon R9 and R7 Graphics Unleashed

AMD's new Radeon R9 and R7 graphics card series launch today with a big nod towards gamers. Will it work out to AMD's expectations? It's early days yet, but step this way to find out what's changed under the hood in this walkthrough.

MSI N780 Lightning GeForce GTX 780 - A Titan in Disguise?

MSI N780 Lightning GeForce GTX 780 - A Titan in Disguise?

9.0

The MSI N780 Lightning card features an overclocked NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 GPU rated at 980MHz. With a triple-fan cooling system and Military Class IV components, we put it to the test to see what truly lies behind the hood of this powerfully built graphics card.

AMD Announces New R9 and R7 Radeon Graphics Cards (Updated)

AMD Announces New R9 and R7 Radeon Graphics Cards (Updated)

AMD will be replacing most of the their GPU line-up really soon, so step right this way to find out more about the new AMD Radeon "Hawaii" graphics cards that will be made available next month.

AMD Previews "Hawaii" GPU-based Graphics Card

AMD Previews "Hawaii" GPU-based Graphics Card

AMD teased us with a reference unit of the top of the line "Hawaii" GPU based graphics card. So step right in and take a quick look at what you might be purchasing soon.

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