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MSI Radeon R9 390X Gaming 8G Video Card Review

By: Anthony Garreffa | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Jun 18, 2015 4:41 pm
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: MSI

3DMark Fire Strike - 1080p

 

 

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3DMark Fire Strike Extreme - 1440p

 

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3DMark Fire Strike Ultra - 4K

 

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Heaven - 1080p

 

 

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Heaven - 1440p

 

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Heaven - 4K

 

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In synthetic testing, we can see that AMD has improved upon the 290X, with the 390X being around 13% faster in 3DMark Fire Strike (1080p). In the Fire Strike Extreme test at 1440p, the 390X is 16.5% faster than the 290X.

 

When it comes to Fire Strike Ultra, the 4K side of 3DMark, the MSI Radeon R9 390X Gaming 8G is 15% faster than the SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X 8GB Tri-X.

 

Moving over to Heaven, we see the MSI Radeon R9 390X Gaming 8G being around 10% faster than the SAPPHIRE Radeon R9 290X Tri-X 8GB. At 4K, the R9 390X manages 20FPS, while the R9 290X sits at 19FPS. Dropping down to 1440p, we see the 390X with 47FPS, while the 290X sees 44FPS. At 1080p, the 390X wins with 76FPS, with the 290X on 71FPS.

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