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MSI R9 290X LIGHTNING Price in Hong Kong

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Specs of MSI R9 290X LIGHTNING

Release Date in Hong Kong
DateMar 2014
Graphics processor familyAMD
Graphics processorRadeon R9 290X
Maximum resolution2560 x 1600 pixels
Processor frequency1080 MHz
Parallel processing technology support4-Way CrossFireX
Discrete graphics adapter memory4 GB
Graphics adapter memory typeGDDR5
Memory bus512 bit
Memory clock speed5000 MHz
Ports & interfaces
Interface typePCI Express x16
HDMI ports quantity1
DVI-D ports quantity2
DisplayPorts quantity1
HDMI version1.4a
DisplayPort version1.2
DVI ports quantity2
Cooling typeActive
TV tuner integrated
DirectX version11.2
OpenGL version4.3
Dual Link DVI

Reviews of MSI R9 290X LIGHTNING
Reviewed on 2014-10-30
Very impressive build quality and feature set. Overclocked out of the box. Much quieter than stock R9 290X.
Significantly pricier than basic versions of AMD Radeon R9 290X. Outpaced in some tests by rival GPUs
The MSI Radeon R9 290X Lightning ($449 as tested) is an enthusiast-leve gaming graphics card that has a custom cooler and added monitoring utilities to quell the Radeon R9 290X's%displayPrice% at %seller% reputation for running hot and loud. It even has s...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-05
That is more or less the premise of the Radeon R9 290X Lightning from MSI. AMD's Radeon R9 290X Hawaii GPU is definitely a hot and power hungry part and that caused quite a few issues at the initial release. Since then though, both AMD and its add-in card...
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Reviewed on 2014-04-22
Overclocked out of the box, Low temperatures, Dual BIOS, Samsung memory, so it overclocks well, Fans can be controlled individually by software, Voltage measurement points, Backplate included
Fan is noisy in both idle and load, Large price premium, Memory not overclocked, Triple-slot cooler takes up extra space, Three power connectors required, A little bit of coil noise
AMD's Radeon R9 290X is built on the company's Hawaii GPU, the first truly new high-end graphics chip from the company in a very long time (21 months). Using 6.8 billion transistors, the GPU is built on a 28 nanometer process at TSMC, Taiwan. It features...
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Reviewed on 2014-04-16
Judging from the R9 290X Lightning's hefty build, it takes a lot of metal to cool the Hawaii GPU properly. But what does this massive card give you aside from sharp looks? How about impressive acoustics? Is its $750 price tag worth the premium experience?...
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Reviewed on 2014-03-26
Today we will be reviewing the mighty R9 290x Lightning from MSI. Some of us may recall the outcome of the GTX 780 Lightning review wasn't exactly what the enthusiast crowd wanted it to be with the imposed power limits that were in place. Now, to be fair,...
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Reviewed on 2014-03-06
Bigger better stronger and faster, this review will cover the MSI Radeon R9-290X Lightning, this graphics card is considered the beast that rules them all ! With a PCB redesigned from ground up and usage of only the best components (high current chokes, I...
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Reviewed on 2014-03-04
The R9 290X was a bold move by AMD to regain the ground that they were losing in the escalating power war between them and nVidia. In a lot of ways it was a roaring success, giving excellent performance but was somewhat limited in overclocking capabili...
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Reviewed on 2014-03-04
Mar 04, 2014 Bob Buskirk All News, Hardware News 0MSI's upcoming R9 290X Lightning was been previewed by the guys over at Overclock3D. The R9 290X Lightning will be MSI's latest “Lightning” card featuring the AMD “Hawaii” GPU along with MSI's TriFrozr coo...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-17
There is no doubt that AMD's 290X GPU is fast. But no matter how fast a GPU is out of the box, overclocking to squeeze just that little bit more out can yield noticeable performance increases, a fact that MSI know very well. And with this card, MSI have g...
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Reviewed on 2014-04-08
MSI has always been one of our favorite brands when it comes to video cards due to the simple fact that they have some of the best series on the market. Combine that with the fact that they offer both NVIDIA and AMD based cards, and you end up with just a...
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