Image shows MSI R9 290x 8GB card with GDDR5




There is an image came online a R9 290x video card from MSI which according to the box-art 8GB GDDR5. The image comes at a time that rumors about the introduction of more versions of the R9 290x, but the Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 and 980 with 8GB go.

The image of the MSI R9 290x 8GB GDDR5 is published on Videocardz. Specifications are also not known, except that the MSI card of a Twin Frozr IV provides cooling and that the card is overclocked. The publication seems to confirm a rumor earlier this week that AMD has given permission to partners to rest from November 6 versions of the R9 290x with 8GB of GDDR5.

MSI Radeon R9 290x 8GB

That rumor was originated from Sweclockers but then called emphatically Club3D, Sapphire and PowerColor exclusive partners that would come with the cards. MSI seems to be in that list also heard. The cards would get prices 10 percent higher than the 4GB versions. Lie Incidentally, it is not the first time that an 8GB version of the R9 290x appears; Sapphire has already released such a card limited edition off.

AMD would have decided to step in response to the introduction of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 and 980. These are cards with good performance and low consumption formidable competitors. According Videocardz Nvidia is still in November respond with the advent of 8GB variants of the GeForce 980. This repeats the site previously rumored September that Nvidia would come in November and December with 8GB versions of the GeForce 980 and 970. The Japanese site Hermitage Akihabara adds yet at that expected in the first quarter of 2015 is the GTX 960, though could also sipping the end of 2014. It is unclear how the Japanese site comes to the information.


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