MSI Radeon R9 290 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 PCIe



MSI Radeon R9 290 Gaming OC 4GB GDDR5 PCIe

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The MSI Radeon R9-290 Gaming OC appeals on many different levels, with great looks, a near silent cooler, superb temps and plenty of performance.  Once again the Twin Frozr 4 has proved its mettle and tames the R9-290 core into a cool, calm and collected...

By Play3r on

AMD’s R9 290 and R9 290X have been well received by the gaming community over the last couple of months, especially those partner cards featuring enhanced coolers and clock speeds. Today we look at a solution that has received special treatment...

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As we said in our introduction, we've been itching to discover if the R9 290 could be unleashed with a better cooling solution than the asthmatic reference option and bring it closer to its big brother the R9 290X. MSI have stepped up by adding the R9...

By Overclock3D on

At the end of February, we published a comparison test featuring Radeon R9 290(X) video cards from ASUS, Gigabyte and Sapphire. MSI and XFX, amongst others, were absent in this review. In the meantime, MSI has sent us three different models, including...

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Where to start here… I suppose let's go with the positives! MSI has brought to the table another solid offering in their R9 290 Gaming 4G. It cools a lot better than reference with the their well performing Twin Frozr IV cooler strapped on top. They've...

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Even going into this review I had very high expectations of the R9 290 Gaming. All of my past experiences with MSIs Gaming Series of video cards have been very good setting the bar high for this card as well. With the R9 290 Gaming, MSI didn't really...

By LanOC Reviews on

Like the rest of MSI's gaming line, the Radeon R9 290 Gaming 4G implementation is one of the best custom Radeon R9 290 implementations on the market and performance wise, the Radeon R9 290 Gaming 4G performs as expected from a high end graphics card....

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Que vaut donc cette MSI R9 290 Gaming OC lorsqu'elle est comparée à d'autres cartes ? Commençons d'abord par les performances sur un panel de 14 jeux et ce au travers de 2 définitions différentes (1080p et 1440p). Pour ce qui est du protocole, il est...

International Review By Le comptoir du hardware on

Nuevamente vemos como otra tarjeta gráfica de MSI se defiende correspondientemente desde su presentación, revisión estética y técnica, y cómo no, ante un rendimiento acorde para cualquier sistema de gama alta sin dejar de lado el delicado tema de las...

International Review By on

Gegenüber der letzten Version vom 6. Februar haben wir unseren R9 290(X)-Roundup um die Powercolor- und MSI-Karten auf den Seiten 16 und 17 erweitert und natürlich die Tabellen auf den restlichen Seiten ebenfalls aktualisiert.Der schlechte Kühler des...

International Review By Tom's Hardware on