(Ended) AMD Hawaii Announcement Live Coverage

Published: 25th Sep 2013, 14:30 GMT

This is our coverage of the Radeon R9 290X announcement. We are not in Hawaii, but we will try to keep you updated with the latest developments in this topic (including latest leaks). Of course if you find anything that wasn’t mentioned here feel free to post it in the comments!


Update 39 END

The livestream has ended, AMD did not provide any official specifications on the new Radeon R9 290X other than some basic information about the GPU itself.
This is where we end our coverage, thanks for dropping by!


Update 38

DICE shows low level console style API for PCs: MANTLE
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Update 37

Raptr is showing their collaborative work they did with AMD. This application is GeForce Experience clone.
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Update 36

Fist official picture of the Radeon R9 290X
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Update 35

AMD talks about Forward+
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Update 34

AMD announces new RUBY with their new Cryengine powered demo.
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Update 33

Mainger SHIFT
Maingear announces Maingear SHIFT with Radeon R9 in 3-way Crossfire.


Update 32

AMD officially confirms new naming scheme.
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Update 31

We are slowly moving on to games. I will update this post once we hear more about the Hawaii GPU.

Update 30

They are still talking about audio. Chill out and wait for BF4 videos! T4C Fantasy came up with a good name for their processor: SPU Super Processing Unit.


Update 29

AMD Radeon R9 290X caught on first video.


Update 28

In this picture AMD shown the 290 non-X. Another Hawaii-based GPU.
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Update 27

AMD announces TrueAudio, fully programmable audio technology. It will be supported by 290X, 290 and 260X.
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Update 26

Hawaii GPU has more than 6 billion transistors!


Update 25

AMD Radeon R9 290X will come with BF4.
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Update 24

AMD has just announced their new lineup:
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280X

270X

260X


Update 23

AMD talking about Gaming Evolved program. TressFX, 4k gaming, Eyefinity. Still no Hawaii GPU.


Update 22

AMD Radeon R9 290X specifications


Update 21

The R9 290X has 2816 SPs and costs $600!


Update 20

Livestream is super laggy at the moment, we still wait untill all issues are resolved. If you have no sound, remember it’s all about graphics TM :)


Update 19

AMD IS SWITCHING TO LIVESTREAM
http://www.livestream.com/amdlivestream?t=637320


Update 18

Today only reference board will be shown. AIB partners will showcase their models in October.


Update 17

Do I need to say more?

PCPer: Chris Hook explains why shit is broken:

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Update 16

Check our new post with as many pictures of the R9 290X as possible :)


Update 15

The rumor has it that AMD is doing the last minute changes to their newest Catalyst drivers ;)


Update 14

And yet another pictures:
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Update 13

Apparently it was YOUTUBE who shut down the video:


Ryan Shrout:
So, the issue with the stream is in relation to the music they were playing. YouTube didn’t like it. The stream will go live when the event starts.

Update 12

New pictures of the AMD Radeon R9 290X emerge! [SOURCE]

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Update 11

There are some issues with the youtube player. Apparently the video is no longer live.


Update 10

raptr
New AMD Gaming Evolved App – Raptr (GeForce Experience clone) [SOURCE]


Update 9

Update 8

AMD GPU 14 Event will feature Ruby Tech Demo powered by CryEngine 3, Star Citizen and Lichdom


Update 7

Battlefield 4 banner with AMD Radeon R9 290X has been posted on twitter.
According to the source, the specifications are confirmed… only we don’t know which one.
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Update 6

1:30h left till AMD comeback to the high-end fight against NVIDIA. Still no confirmation on the R9 290X specs, guess we are all waiting then.


UPDATE 6

First non-reference AMD Radeon R9 280X specifications confirmed. [SOURCE] “Thanks T4C Fantasy!

ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP Specs:

  • Base clock: 970 MHz
  • Boost clock: 1070 MHz
  • Memory clock: 1600 MHz (6.4 GHz effective)
  • GPU: 28nm Tahiti XT
  • GPU Config: 2048:128:32
  • Memory Config: 3GB GDDR5 384-bit

UPDATE 5

ASUS ROG 5870 MATRIXAMD R9 290X Clean
Some people already noticed that R9 290X looks similar to ASUS HD 5870 ROG Matrix, what do you think?


UPDATE 4

AMD Radeon R9 290X CCCAMD Radeon R9 290X GPUZ
First screengrabs of the Radeon R9 290X running in Catalyst Control Center and GPU-z have been leaked (specs remain unknown) [SOURCE]


UPDATE 3

AMD Radeon R9 290X New (7)

AMD Radeon R9 290X final design has been pictured by tech2.in [SOURCE]


UPDATE 2

AMD Radeon R9 280X is nothing more than HD 7970 GHz Edition. [SOURCE]


UPDATE 1

Apparently most of the Radeon R200 series graphics card will use old GPUs known from HD 7000 series.
There is a hope that AMD will add Battlefield 4 to their new flagship. [SOURCE]


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