Most AMD Hawaii (Radeon R290x) rumors and specifications have it performing between a GeForce 690 and a Titan. However it ends up performing when it is released shortly, we have some rumored benchmarks to share with you by way of a Korean site.
Before moving on, you might want to check out the latest rumored specs below, compared to the current single chip flagship Radeon 7970 and Nvidia’s top two cards:
|AMD Radeon R9 290X||AMD Radeon HD 7970||NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780||NVIDIA GeForce GTX TITAN|
|GPU Codename||Hawaii XT||Tahiti XT||Kepler GK110||Kepler GK110|
|GPU Config||2816 : 176 : 48||2048 : 128 : 32||2304 : 192 : 32||2688 : 224 : 48|
|Video Memory||4GB GDDR5||3GB GDDR5||3GB GDDR5||3GB GDDR5|
|GPU Clock||900 – 1000 MHz||1000 / 1050 MHz||863 / 900 MHz||837 / 876 MHz|
|Memory Clock||1125 – 1250 MHz||1500 MHz||1502 MHz||1502 MHz|
|Effective Clock||5000 MHz||6000 MHz||6008 MHz||6008 MHz|
|Bandwidth||320 GB/s||288 GB/s||288 GB/s||288 GB/s|
|Power Configuration||8+6 Pin||8+6 Pin||8+6 Pin||8+6 Pin|
|Die Size||424 mm2||389 mm2||551 mm2||551 mm2|
What’s interesting about these results is that they show the Radeon R290x performing faster than Titan in some cases, and if not, faster than the GeForce 780.
They also have some OEM pictures to share, showing us for the first time what the Radeon R290x may actually look like.
And here are some of the benchmarks, to take with a grain of salt, since we know nothing about the site they came from, or how trustworthy this whole thing is:
We’ll find out for sure when the card is officially launched on August 25th. If it holds up to proper testing, and is priced right, AMD may have a winner on their hands.