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AMD's new Radeon R9 290X shows up for sale on Chinese website

AMD sees its R9 290X XFX-branded GPU's leak with pricing and Battlefield 4 Edition info leak on Chinese website
By: Charles Gantt | Video Cards News | Posted: Oct 23, 2013 3:07 pm

An overnight tip clued us in on a Chinese website that has listed AMD's new Radeon R9 290X GPU for sale at several online shops. Website has listed several XFX-branded R9 290X models for sale ahead of the official release that takes place tomorrow.




Pricing on the cards starts out at $703 and goes as high as $773. Interestingly enough, one of the models shown is the Battlefield 4 combo package that looks to retail for $723. The AMD Radeon R9 290X has a 512-bit memory bus to 4GB of GDDR5 RAM which is significantly faster than the other R9 series cards, making it what many are calling the Titan Killer. While that is yet to be seen, the truth shall be unveiled tomorrow.


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