Looking to upgrade your aging HD7970 or HD7950 but not convinced that the AMD R9 280x is the answer and still waiting for the AMD R9 290x?
Well the wait is over as the good people at Ban Leong has announced that the PowerColor R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 OC(BF4 Edition) is in Singapore and will be heading to your favorite retailers at Sim Lim Square this evening.
At a SRP of SGD $818, this is very good news for gamers looking to get onto the new wave of AMD cards especially with the new GCN Architecture which looks to enhance the gaming experience such as the upcoming Battlefield 4 from Electronic Arts due on the 29th of this month.
Talking about Battlefield 4 or BF4 for short, the PowerColor R9 290X 4GB GDDR5 OC(BF4 Edition) will come with Battlefield 4 as it’s name suggest which is the icing on the cake.
If suggested benchmarks leaked online are true, pricing this card at SGD $818 is looking good for gamers who are not willing to pay extreme amounts for the likes of the high end cards from the green camp.