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ASUS Radeon R9-290X Matrix Platinum edition review
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Default ASUS Radeon R9-290X Matrix Platinum edition review - 03-25-2014, 07:32 | posts: 29,510 | Location: Guru3D testlab

This week we again review a matrix card, this round the ASUS Radeon R9-290X Matrix gets benchmarked, tested and a proper review. the graphics card received an all custom 14-phase digital VRM based PCB...

ASUS Radeon R9-290X Matrix Platinum edition review
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Default 03-25-2014, 10:30 | posts: 12,817 | Location: new jersey

Yeah i would have to agree what a great looking card very sexy xxx hot.
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Default 03-25-2014, 11:32 | posts: 114 | Location: The

Hilbert, why didn't you include the ASUS GeForce GTX 780 Ti Matrix numbers for easy comparison?
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Default 03-25-2014, 11:50 | posts: 5,630 | Location: THE NORTH!!!

That's one spicy meata-balla. I wander what 4 of these on water would do...
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Default 03-25-2014, 16:32 | posts: 227 | Location: Portugal

A 4 pin molex in the back, funny that made me feel like back in 2004.

Edit: Saw over the net that ASUS is using elpida memory chips, don't know if it's on all cards or just some samples. They are rated at 1350MHz.

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Default 03-25-2014, 17:04 | posts: 1,395

Looks like a great card for LN fans. Let's see how far they can push it.
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