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Asus AMD Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II Graphics Card (4GB)(PCI-E 3.0) Loot Price: R6,084
Discovery Miles 60 840

Asus AMD Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II Graphics Card (4GB)(PCI-E 3.0)

Series: R9

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Loot Price R6,084 Discovery Miles 60 840 | Repayment Terms: R556 pm x 12*

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Ultimate Cooling
DirectCU II
20% cooler and 3X quieter

Exclusive DirectCU II thermal design includes a direct-GPU contact 10mm copper heatpipe and 220% larger dissipation area to boost heat removal efficiency. It performs 20% cooler and 3X quieter than reference.

CoolTech Fan

Proprietary CoolTech fan consists of a hybrid blade and bearing design, with inner radial blower and outer flower-type blades. These provide multi-directional airflow to accelerate heat removal and enable highly stable graphics
DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power

30% less power noise and 2.5X greater durability
Acclaimed DIGI+ VRM has been applied via a 8-phase power design that uses digital voltage regulators to minimize power noise by 30%, enhance power efficiency by 15%, widen voltage modulation tolerance, and improve overall stability and longevity by 2.5 times over reference.

Real-time intuitive graphics tuning

- Shows detailed specs and actual card status with GPU-Z
- Sync GPU clocks and voltages for easier overclocking
- Monitoring widget provides real-time detailed multi-parameter info
- 2D/3D switcher locks cards in 3D mode for higher benchmarks
- Automatically checks and updates drivers and BIOS versions

Stream on-screen action to the web in full HD
Stream online instantly

GPU Tweak streaming tool that lets you share on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played. It's even possible to add to the streaming window scrolling text, pictures and webcam images.

Color Match Kit
Customize your card

Red or gold – the choice is yours! ASUS includes easy-to-apply metallic stickers so you can choose the color to match your motherboard.
Powered by AMD Radeon™ R9 290X
AMD Eyefinity™Technology

Extend the view across up to 6displays to immerse yourself ingameplay and entertainment.
CrossFire Support
Multi-GPU technology for extreme performance.       

Immerse in stereoscopic 3D gaming and get up close and personal with your favorite stars while watching Blu-ray 3D. AMD HD3D is also designed for professionals who create complex visual effects and detailed data visualizations.
PCI Express 3.0

Delivers double the bandwidth per lane of PCIe 2.0 for faster GPU-CPU communication.       

Microsoft DirectX 11.2

Brings new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and get top-notch performance.


Brand: Asus
Series: R9
Package Dimensions: 403 x 235 x 88mm (L x W x T)
Barcode: 4716659664925
Model Number: R9290X-DC2-4GD5
Type: Display Card

Card Specification

Interface Type: PCI-E 3.0


Core Clock: 1050MHz
GPU Chip Manufacturer: AMD
GPU Class: R9-290X
Process Technology: 28
Shader Clock: 2816


Effective Memory Clock: 5040MHz
Memory Interface: 512-Bit
Memory Size: 4GB
Memory Type: GDDR5


DirectX Version: 11.2


AMD CrossfireX Support: Yes
Cooler: Heatsink • Fan


DVI: 2
DisplayPort: Yes
HDMI Ports: 1

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  • DirectCU II achieves 20% lower temps with 220% the dissipation area, plus 3X quieter running than reference.
  • Exclusive CoolTech Fan drives wider airflow to keep critical components cool.
  • DIGI+ VRM with 8-phase Super Alloy Power delivers precise digital power for superior efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • GPU Tweak helps you modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more, all via an intuitive interface.
  • GPU Tweak Streaming let you share on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played.

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