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AMD may speed up Radeon R9 290X ‘Hawaii’ graphics card

Advanced Micro Devices plans to release yet another graphics card based on the code-named “Hawaii” graphics processing unit, a media report claims. The new adapter is projected to be faster than the Radeon R9 290X, which will allow AMD to better compete against Nvidia Corp.’s GeForce GTX 970. Fudzilla reports …

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AMD Radeon R9 290X 8GB available for pre-order, but prices are high

Overclockers UK has started to sell and take pre-orders on AMD Radeon R9 290X graphics cards with 8GB of GDDR5 memory. The store offers various graphics cards from multiple suppliers. Unfortunately, prices of such graphics boards are considerably higher than expected just several days ago. AMD Radeon R9 290X 8GB graphics cards …

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AMD Radeon R9 290X 8GB will not be exclusive to three vendors

Although it was rumoured that Advanced Micro Devices will only allow three of its partners to supply Radeon R9 290X 8GB graphics cards, a new photograph of such a board indicates that the company will let more companies to offer top-of-the-range graphics adapters with 8GB of GDDR5 memory. Videocardz.com has …

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AMD: We have not cut prices of GPUs, partners run promotions

We looked here and asked there to bring you everything you need to know about AMD Radeon R9 price reductions and promotions. Last week it was reported that Advanced Micro Devices and its partners among suppliers of graphics cards reduced prices of AMD Radeon R9-series graphics adapters in a bid to …

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AMD slashes prices of Radeon R9 graphics cards

Advanced Micro Devices has cut down the official recommended prices of its Radeon R9 graphics cards to better compete against Nvidia Corp.’s recently introduced GeForce GTX 970 and 980 graphics cards. Starting from now on, the Radeon R9 290X will cost $399 (down from $549), whereas the Radeon R9 290 …

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AMD lowers price of flagship Radeon R9 295X2 by 33%

In a bid to boost popularity ot its dual-chip flagship graphics solution both among end-users and system builders, Advanced Micro Devices has announced a temporary promo action for select partners. For a limited amount of time specific companies will sell AMD Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card with a 33 per …

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Sales of graphics cards dropped significantly in Q2 – report

Sales of graphics cards significantly dropped in the second quarter this year, according to a media report. In fact, shipments of discrete desktop graphics processing units have been declining for years now, but this time the drop of demand is attributed to crypto-currency miners. While the actual sales figures of …

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OCUK offers R9 290 pre-flashed to 290X

Want a new GPU that performs like a 290x but without the extra price tag? Overclockers is now offering a R9 290 which it’s opened up and pre-flashed with a voltage unlocked R9 290x BIOS, upping its viable stream processors, improving its overclocking and giving you the chance to up the …

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AMD and partners officially launch R9 290X

As you might have noticed from the slew of reviews that hit the net today – including our own in-depth one – AMD officially launched its expected flagship card, the R9 290X, ushering in a new generation of GPU that throws the gauntlet at Nvidia’s feet and dares it to …

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AMD R9 290X Review (Part 1)

October has been an extremely busy month for AMD, bringing to market a new family of graphics cards. A couple of weeks ago they released the budget R7 260X, mid range R9 270X and high end R9 280X. We weren’t overly impressed with the noisy AMD reference coolers, although partners …

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