VTX3D launches Radeon R9 290X V2

Published: 8th Jan 2014, 15:35 GMT

VTX3D Radeon R9 290X X-Edition V2
VTX3D has just announced its second version of the R9 290X X-Edition.

There are already two X-Editions of the R9 290X in VTX3D lineup, both based on reference design, but one bundled with Battlefield 4.

Calling Radeon R9 290(X) series under X-Edition nomenclature is probably one of the worst ideas ever. People are really confused what is the R9 290X and what is R9 290. Guys over at VTX3D should really think this through before Radeon 300 series arrive.

But let’s move to our newest guest to Radeon family. The R9 290X X-Edition V2 (VXR9 290X 4GBD5-DHX) is a fully custom solution. The PCB is slightly different than reference, but since there are no detailed pictures of it, I can’t say what has changed.

Card is clocked at 1030 MHz, which is a default factory-overclock for almost every custom R9 290X on the market (manufacturers seem to struggle getting more juice out of Hawaii with acceptable temperatures). The memory clock has not been modified and remains at 5 GHz. The second version of X-Edition is equipped with custom cooler, which is a dual-slot and dual-fan design.

At this point I don’t have more pictures of it, but the rumor has it that this will be the cheapest non-reference R9 290X on the market.




Comment Policy
  • Comments must be written in English.
  • Comments deemed to be spam or solely promotional in nature will be deleted. Including a link to relevant content is permitted, but comments should be relevant to the post topic. Discussions about politics are not allowed on this website.
  • Comments and usernames containing language or concepts that could be deemed offensive will be deleted. Note this may include abusive, threatening, pornographic, offensive, misleading, or libelous language.
  • Comments complaining about the article subject or its source will be removed.
  • A failure to comply with these rules will result in a warning and, in extreme cases, a ban. Please also note that comments that attack or harass an individual directly will result in a ban without warning.
  • VideoCardz Moderating Team reserves the right to edit or delete any comments submitted to the site without notice.
  • If you would like to appeal for a comment section ban to be removed, please use this page.
  • If you have any questions about the commenting policy, please let us know through the Contact Page.
Hide Comment Policy
Comments