AMD Radeon R9 290X vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 at 4K Ultra HD

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AMD Radeon R9 290X vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 at 4K Ultra HD

Postby Apoptosis » Fri Oct 25, 2013 2:13 pm

Yesterday, AMD released the Radeon R9 290X video card at $549 that was able to outperform the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 in the majority of benchmarks that we ran. We tested at 1920x1080, 2560x1600 and 5760x1080 resolutions over six game titles and two synthetic benchmarks, but our testing didn't feel complete. Many gamers are starting to wonder about 4K gaming, so we got our hands on the Sharp PN-K321 32" 4K Ultra HD Monitor to bring you some 4K testing. We know that not many people are gaming at 4K and have talked about that before on the site, but we wanted to jump aboard the 4K bandwagon before it becomes popular and the norm. The NVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan is likely the first choice for NVIDIA fans to do some 4K testing. We were going to use that card at first, but other sites have already done that comparison and at over $1,000, it doesn't really match up well on the price front. We opted to go with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780! Read on to see how the GeForce GTX 780 and Radeon R9 290X do when it comes to 4K gaming!

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Re: AMD Radeon R9 290X vs NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 at 4K Ultra

Postby sbohdan » Sun Oct 27, 2013 6:08 am

It seems the amount bof RAM is the bottleneck, when gaming on 4K monitors and you need 6GB or at least 5GB of RAM on a single card on 4K monitors. Nvidia should not skimp on RAM, when selling such an expensive card. I guess 6GB versions will come out as 4K gaming will get more popular (and cheaper). I'm really curious how 4K + Nvidia G-sync technology will pair-up and work in life! This is probably the way to do it right.
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