AMD R9 Fury X DigitialStorm Review – Dead Heat With Titan X

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Jun 24, 2015
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DigitalStorm’s review of the AMD Radeon R9 Fury X has just come out and the result between it and the GTX Titan X is as close as it can get. Both cards were tested at 4K in single-GPU and multi-GPU – Crossfire X and SLI – configurations. Power and temperature measurements were also taken.

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This is the very first review of Fury X that’s found its way online. It’s also just one review, so you can really take it or leave it. We will have the opportunity to check out many more in three hours time so stay tuned to WCCF as we bring you a roundup of those. In the meantime take a peak at the benchmarks below.

AMD Fury X DigitialStorm Review Leaked – Dead Heat With Titan X

It’s quite remarkable how close the result has turned out to be, with both cards performing within a single FPS of each other. In terms of power consumption the Fury X consumes about 40W more than the Titan X but with regards to thermals the Fury X is significantly ahead with 58c vs the Titan X’s 84c.

The tested games include Battlefield 4, Crysis 3 and Bioshock Infinite.  Also included in the results are two syntehtics namely Unigine Heaven and 3DMark Firestrike. The sample of games tested isn’t as large as we’d like but the choice of titles is fairly good.

The AMD Radeon R9 Fury X should be available at $649.99 in-stores in under three hours, but before you pull the trigger we’d definitely recommend checking out more reviews. As mentioned earlier, we will make sure to do a review roundup right here on Wccftech.com for your convenience as soon as the reviews start appearing online.

WCCFTech AMD Radeon R9 Fury X2 AMD Radeon R9 Fury X AMD Radeon R9 Nano AMD Radeon R9 Fury AMD Radeon R9 290X
GPU Fiji XT x 2 Fiji XT Fiji XT Fiji Pro Hawaii XT
Stream Processors 8192 4096 4096 3584 2816
GCN Compute Units 128 64 64 56 44
Render Output Units 128 64 64 64 64
Texture Mapping Units 512 256 256 224 176
GPU Frequency TBA Up to 1050Mhz Up to 1000 MHz Up to 1000 MHz 1000Mhz
Memory 8GB HBM (4 GB Per Chip) 4GB HBM 4GB HBM 4GB HBM 4GB GDDR5
Memory Interface 4096-bit x 2 4096bit 4096bit 4096bit 512bit
Memory Frequency 500Mhz 500Mhz 500 MHz 500Mhz 1250Mhz
Effective Memory Speed 1Gbps 1Gbps 1Gbps 1Gbps 5Gbps
Memory Bandwidth 1024 GB/s 512GB/s 512GB/s 512GB/s 320GB/s
Cooling Liquid Liquid, 120mm Radiator Air, Single Fan. Custom AIB Solutions Later Air, Custom AIB Solutions Air, Single Blower Fan
Performance (SPFP) 17.2 TFLOPS 8.6 TFLOPS 8.19 TFLOPS 7.2 TFLOPS 5.6 TFLOPS
TDP TBA 275W 175W 275W 250W
Power Connectors Dual 8-Pin Dual 8-Pin 8-Pin Dual 8-Pin 6+8 Pin
GFLOPS/Watt TBA 31.3 47.1 26.2 19.3
New Prices TBA $649 $499 $549 $299 (Retail)
Launch Date Early 2016 24th June 2015 7th September 2015 10th July 2015 24th October 2013
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