(Ping! Zine Web Tech Magazine) – Tech company AMD recently unveiled the Radeon R9 290X Graphics Card – a component the company promised would pioneer a “new era in gaming experience.”
Features of the graphics card include 4GB GDDR5 memory, 2,816 stream processing units, up to 5.0Gbps memory clock speed, 5.6 TFLOPS of Single precision computer power and SPI support for DirextX 11.2, OpenGL 4.3 and Mantle.
“As the pinnacle of our new AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics cards, the AMD Radeon R9 290X GPU embodies AMD’s leadership as the ultimate graphics solution for an exceptional gaming experience, affirming that Radeon™ is gaming,” commented Matt Skynner, AMD Graphics Business Unit GM and Corporate VP via a press release.
Syknner continued, “The formidable combination of Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, Mantle and AMD TrueAudio technology raises the bar for breathtaking audio and graphics, and powerful performance, giving enthusiasts an unprecedented gaming experience.”
The graphics card itself includes new AMD TrueAudio technology to provide the gaming experience with ultra resolution.
The Radeon R9 290X graphics card is currently available for $549.