Sapphire Tri-X R9 390X 8GB CrossfireX Review

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Introduction


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Here at eTeknix, we strive to give the consumer the best possible advice in every aspect of technology. Today is no different and we are excited to bring you the CrossfireX review of the Sapphire Tri-X R9 390X graphics cards.

Based on the slightly aging Hawaii architecture, performance¬†was expected to be fairly low, however, as we found in our standalone review that really wasn’t the case. Alone, this card has the power to directly take on the GTX 980 and is poised to be at the low-end of the brand new AMD R9 Fury range. At a price of ¬£350,¬†it is perfectly priced to fill in the gap between the R9 390 and R9 Fury.

When we test in CrossfireX, we aim to use two identical graphics card to ensure that everything is as similar as possible. When using the same cards, you can almost guarantee the same cooling capabilities, power draw, core clock, boost clock and so on. This then gives us the best possible outcome for maximum performance as the computer does not need to compensate for any differences.

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Article Index

  1. Introduction
  2. Testing & Methodology
  3. 3DMark
  4. Batman: Arkham Knight
  5. Battlefield 4
  6. Bioshock Infinite
  7. Grand Theft Auto V
  8. Hitman Absolution
  9. Metro Last Light
  10. Tomb Raider
  11. Unigine Valley
  12. Performance Summary
  13. Noise Levels
  14. Power & Thermal Performance
  15. Final Thoughts
  16. View All

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