ASUS Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II delivers 4.7% faster game performance than reference design 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.1050 MHZ engine clock for better performance and outstanding gaming experienceDIGI+ 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 interfac GPU Tweak Streaming let you share on-screen action in real time – so others can watch live as games are played. 4.7% faster game performance than reference Radeon R9 290X in Metro Last Light Shop Modal header ASUS Exclusive Innovation Game Faster. Quieter. Cooler. *For demonstration only I/O Ports Highlight 2x Native Dual-link DVI-D 1x Native HDMI 1x Native DisplayPort 4.7% Faster Game Performance System Configuration MB: RAMPAGE IV EXTREME CPU : Intel Core i7 Memory : 16GB( DDR3) OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 SP1 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. * Equivalent to 14dB and performance varies depending on system configuration 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 performance. BIOS Switcher Ultimate Stability 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. POSCAPs to lower power noise, enhance overclocking, and improve stability far beyond standard analog designs. Ultimate Graphics Tuning GPU Tweak 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. With Red Stickers With Gold Stickers Graphics GPU Features 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. AMD HD3D 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.