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MSI - Radeon R9 290 4 GB TWIN FROZR Video Card

( 5.0 Average / 19 Ratings )

Specifications

Manufacturer

MSI

Part #

912-V308-002
(or) R9 290 GAMING 4G

Color

Black / Red

Interface

PCI-Express x16

Chipset

Radeon R9 290

Memory Size

4 GB

Memory Type

GDDR5

Core Clock

1.007 GHz

TDP

250 W

Fan

Yes

SLI Support

No

CrossFire Support

4-way CrossFire

Length

276 mm / 10.866 "

DVI-D Dual-Link

2

DisplayPort

1

HDMI

1

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Reviews

Herbert2010 19 points 41 months ago

Fast and quiet. Not enough testing yet but am pleased with this so far.

Kevers003 3 points 40 months ago
from completed build The Console Smurfer

Runs verrryyyy hot. But it crushes 1080P games even with dual monitor. It looks good as well but requires a lot of cooling. It is like having a little mini space heater if you don't have plenty of airflow going to it.

3 Month UPDATE: It still runs hot, but plays my games gloriously. I have not had one issues with buying mine used.

EnetBantallit 11 points 39 months ago

icked up on prime day for fairly cheap. I only game at 1080p, and don't even play the newest titles (most intensive game is probably Planetside 2), so it has more than enough power for me. It does run hot, although that's somewhat related to the humidity and lack of AC (see the reasoning for the CPU).

Jgunter 5 points 38 months ago
from completed build Built around a free CPU - poorly.

1140core/6000mem was my best stable clock, and didn't hit the thermal limit. Plays GTA on ultra-ish settings, witcher 3 on ultra-ish settings, and pretty much anything else as high as I want. Gets really warm though, especially noticeable in the summer.

Bought off eBay, used, for about $240 USD. Haven't had any problems with it. On that note, if you're ever thinking about watercooling a 290 (MSI Gaming 290 or other), just sell the card and spend the money you'd have put for watercooling and get a 390. Will run better and you'll have a newer card.

kcrozzi 9 points 27 months ago
from completed build First Ever Build!

Awesome sleep GPU. Overclocked to 1069 MHz core clock. I game at 1080p and it has handled every game I've given it at above 60 fps on the highest settings, even with new titles.