AMD launches Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card

New graphics card engineered for ultimate speed and performance enables 4K gaming

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AMD launches Radeon R9 295X2 Graphics Card AMD claims its latest graphics card offering is the world’s fastest and most powerful.
By  Manda Banda Published  April 9, 2014

AMD has launched the Radeon R9 295X2, designed for ultra-enthusiasts at the apex of PC gaming.

The CPU maker claimed its latest offering is the world's fastest and most powerful graphics card, joining two AMD Radeon R9 Series GPUs in one card design.

"AMD is thrilled to launch the Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card, built on the same award-winning graphics core next (GCN) architecture that powers the gaming industry," said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, Graphics Business Unit, at AMD. "This record-shattering dual-GPU card will enable industry-leading audio and visually stunning 4K gaming, proving once again that Radeon is gaming."

Developed jointly with Asetek, a provider and designer of PC liquid cooling solutions, users can expect cool temperatures, quiet operation and consistent performance from the Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card right out of the box.

"Asetek is proud to collaborate with AMD to provide an outstanding cooling solution for a truly cutting-edge and groundbreaking graphics card," said Andre Eriksen, CEO and founder, Asetek. "With our custom fitted liquid cooling technology, the Radeon R9 295X2 graphics card delivers quiet powerful performance."

AMD said with the GCN architecture, the new graphics card offers the ultimate opportunity to experience high-performance gaming with mantle and gamers have access to proven low-overhead API.

The company added that a new level of audio immersion has been made possible by AMD TrueAudio technology, which brings surround sound to any stereo headset.

According to AMD, the R9 295X2 graphics card delivers a richer and deeply immersive soundscape for an unparalleled PC gaming experience that sets the bar for visual experiences on current and upcoming PC titles, effortlessly handling high resolution, multi monitor configurations with AMD Eyefinity technology.

The R9 295X2 graphics card will be available later this month at a starting price of $1499.

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