ASUS has unveiled the first fully custom Radeon R9 290X graphic card featuring their highly acclaimed DirectCU II cooler. ASUS’s Republic of Gamers Facebook page posted the pictures of a pre-release sample of the card which will be available for sale soon.
ASUS Shows Off Their Custom Radeon R9 290X DirectCU II V2
We recently updated on the non-reference and custom Radeon R9 290 series scene that the Radeon R9 290 will arrive first in custom flavors followed by Radeon R9 290X around CES 2014. It looks like while manufacturers are adding more power and factory overclocks to these boards, they are still having a hard time managing heat as ASUS’s Facebook page has mentioned when asked about a Radeon R9 290 DirectCU II version:
“Well.. for now we are still working hard on making it cool. TBA” ASUS Republic of Gamers