MSI Reveal R9 290 & 290X Cards With Twin Frozr IV Advanced Cooling

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅23.12.2013 08:23:09


PRESS RELEASE



The long expected MSI R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G are now available. Packed with all of the power and features to drive UltraHD gaming resolutions the MSI Twin Frozr IV Advanced now ensures your card runs cool so you can enjoy maximum performance because AMD's PowerTune technology enables the R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G to run at their highest clock speeds. With support for the latest industry standards and exciting new technology such as Mantle support in Battlefield 4.

Thanks to the bundled MSI GAMING App gamers can quickly switch between three pre-sets including a silent mode optimized for power efficiency and an overclocking and OC Mode to get the most power out of your graphics card, without worrying about learning how to overclock. The R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G have been designed to give you a gaming experience that delivers you true next-gen performance for ultra HD resolutions without sacrificing on thermals to kick-start your gaming rig for 2014.

Stay cool in combat



The MSI Twin Frozr IV Advanced has been completely customized for the R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G to deliver the best thermal experience. The design uses a larger copper base for heat absorption and the heat pipes are in contact with a bigger part of the heat sink and exposed to more airflow to ensure the highest performance of the GPU because of optimal temperatures. Combined with the dual form-in-one heat sinks that add both cooling ability and structural reinforcement the R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G stay cool and safe.

Optimized for Gamers

The new R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G are packed with features that benefit every gamer. AMD TrueAudio technology allows far more realistic positional audio and the added benefit of surround sound over connected displays. Mantle allows game developers to directly speak to the GPU optimizing GPU performance. This can all be displayed in a glorious UltraHD / 4K resolution as the new R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G is leading in performance at 4K resolutions. This can be easily connected through the DVI, HDMI and DisplayPort connectors. Up to six dedicated displays can be connected to the R9 290 GAMING 4G and R9 290X GAMING 4G for an amazing Eyefinity experience.



Selected Specifications

MSI R9 290 GAMING 4G:

Core/Memory:

- 1007MHz Core(OC mode)
- 977MHz Core(Gaming mode)
- 947MHz Core(Silent mode)
- 4096 GDDR5 5000MHz Memory

Video Output Function

- Dual-link DVI-D x 2
- HDMI x 1 (version 1.4a)
- DisplayPort x 1


MSI R9 290X GAMING 4G:

Core/Memory:

- 1040MHz Core (OC mode)
- 1030MHz Core (Gaming mode)
- 1000MHz Core (Silent mode)
- 4096 GDDR5 5000MHz Memory

Video Output Function

- Dual-link DVI-D x 2
- HDMI x 1 (version 1.4a)
- DisplayPort x 1



For more information, please visit:
http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R9-290-GAMING-4G.html#overview
http://www.msi.com/product/vga/R9-290X-GAMING-4G.html#overview

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