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Benchmarks: Metro Last Light, Tomb Raider
The overclocked HIS R9 290X Hybrid IceQ averaged 44pfs in Metro Redux at 2560x1600, making it the fastest card tested while being 13% faster than a standard R9 290X. It was also 10% faster than the GTX 980 and 22% faster than the GTX 780 Ti.
It's difficult to come close to the 63fps of the GTX 980 in Tomb Raider and the overclocked HIS R9 290X Hybrid IceQ was 2% slower than the GTX 780 Ti and 11% slower than the GTX 980.