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AMD recommends the Radeon R9 290 and above for VR gaming

AMD says you'll want to have the Radeon R9 290 or above to enjoy VR gaming at its best
By: Anthony Garreffa | Virtual & Augmented Reality News | Posted: Jun 16, 2015 4:41 pm

E3 2015 - During the PC Gamer powered PC Gaming Show 2015 at E3, AMD took the stage to announce that you'll need a Radeon R9 290 or higher to game in VR without a problem.




The new Fiji architecture is nearly here, but AMD is saying that the best Oculus Rift experience will take place using a Hawaii-based Radeon R9 290 or above. Of course, the new Radeon 300 series is nearly here, with the new Radeon R9 390X and Radeon R9 Fury X nearly upon us.


Earlier today, SKHynix teased the Radeon R9 Fury X through an official press release. We'll update this post to show you the official news from AMD that the Radeon R9 Fury X exists.

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