ASUS Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II delivers 4.7% faster game performance than reference design

    • DirectCU IIachieves 20% lower temps with 220% the dissipation area, plus 3X quieter running than reference.
    • Exclusive CoolTech Fandrives wider airflow to keep critical components cool.
    • 1050 MHZ engine clock for better performance and outstanding gaming experience
    • DIGI+ VRM with 8-phase Super Alloy Powerdelivers precise digital power for superior efficiency, reliability, and performance.
    • GPU Tweakhelps you modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more, all via an intuitive interfac
    • GPU Tweak Streaminglet 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
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    ASUS Exclusive Innovation

    Game Faster. Quieter. Cooler.

    DirectCU II
    *For demonstration only
    I/O Ports Highlight

    2x Native Dual-link DVI-D
    1x Native HDMI
    1x Native DisplayPort

    4.7% Faster Game Performance

    DirectCU II

    System Configuration
    CPU : Intel Core i7
    Memory : 16GB( DDR3)
    OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 SP1

    DirectCU II

    Ultimate Cooling

    DirectCU II
    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.

    CoolTech Fan

    BIOS Switcher

    CoolTech Fan

    Ultimate Stability

    DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power
    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.

    DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power

    Ultimate Graphics Tuning

    GPU Tweak with streaming
    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
    DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power
    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.

    3GB GDDR5 Memory

    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

    DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power

    With Gold Stickers

    Graphics GPU Features

    Powered by AMD Radeon™ R9 290X
    Powered by AMD Radeon™ R9 290X
    AMD Eyefinity™Technology
    AMD Eyefinity™Technology
    Extend the view across up to 6displays to immerse yourself ingameplay and entertainment.
    AMD TrueAudio technology
    CrossFire Support
    Multi-GPU technology for extreme performance.
    AMD PowerTune technology
    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
    PCI Express 3.0
    Delivers double the bandwidth per lane of PCIe 2.0 for faster GPU-CPU communication.
    Microsoft DirectX 11.2 API
    Microsoft DirectX 11.2
    Brings new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and get top-notch performance.