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Gigabyte R9 290X Windforce OC video review

Those of you who have seen the recent unboxing video of the Gigabyte R9 290X Windforce OC may want to know more about this new tech and today we are looking at a video review. This allows consumers to get an understanding of the new card and find out more about the specs in a visual review.

The video below comes courtesy of Tech of Tomorrow and lasts around 7 minutes offering various information about the Gigabyte R9 290X Windforce OC highlighting benchmarks in their review. As the video goes on to talk about how this card runs, we thought it would be worth mentioning some of the specifications and as far as dimensions go this is 11.6” x 5.6” x 1.6 inches, and that is 29.46 x 14.23 x 4.06 in centimetres.


The GPU clock is overclocked with 1040 MHZ clock speed (40 MHZ overclock) and features 2816 stream processors, 1250 MHZ memory clock, 512-bit memory interface and 4GB of GDR5 memory. Flipping it around to see the other side we can see a 2ddi with standard display port and standard HDMI, as well as a standard 6 and 8-pin power connector on the side.

As the presenter highlights the positives about the Windforce technology and his own impression of this card, we thought our readers may enjoy seeing this for themselves, so watch the video below and let us know your opinions in the comments section underneath.

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Written by Marlon Votta

Marlon joined the Product Reviews team in March 2011. He brings a wide-range of experience to PR, and has studied and worked in a diverse range of industries. These include art and design, a Horticulturalist, graphics and printing. Personal interests include music, football, boxing, traveling, and different languages, although Marlon has an Italian background. He now looks to expand his computer and tech knowledge by writing news on the latest trends in this industry. Follow Marlon if you’re looking for an unbiased view of the latest products, and tech services.

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