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PowerColor's Air-Cooled R9 295X2 Revealed

We already know that AMD has built a very solid graphics card with its new R9 295X2. This card is a very impressive piece of hardware, as it carries two fully-enabled Hawaii GPUs, both of which can run at speeds of over 1.0 GHz. AMD has kept this cool with a hybrid cooling solution that uses both air and water.

Now though, there is a report on a Chinese website with pictures of an alternate cooling system for the R9 295X2. It doesn't involve water or anything else that's special; it is cooled fully by air.  Pictured is the PowerColor R9 295X2 Devil13.

This card carries a triple fan cooler with three 10 cm fans that push air through a very large aluminum fin array. Moreover, the card appears to be powered by four 8-pin PCIe power connectors, specifying the card to be able to zip up to a tremendous 675 W, though it likely won't use that much.

No word on when the card will come out, though hopefully, we'll come across it at Computex 2014 to see it in action.

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Niels Broekhuijsen

Niels Broekhuijsen is a Contributing Writer for Tom's Hardware US. He reviews cases, water cooling and pc builds.