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Partner Cards: Two Radeon R9 290s And Five 290Xs, Updated

Dimensions And Weight

The dimensions reported here don't necessarily match what you've heard from each manufacturer's official technical specifications. Rather, we measure them by hand to assure they're correct. The image and chart below should help illustrate what each measurement actually means. Auxiliary PCI Express power connectors are not included; they have to be added depending on the power plug and cable design.

Radeon R9 290Length (L)Height (H)Depth (D1)Depth (D2)
Sapphire Tri-X OC R9 290305 mm114 mm38 mm4 mm
Gigabyte GV-R929OC-4GD R9 290 Windforce OC282 mm123 mm38 mm4 mm
Radeon R9 290 Reference + Arctic Accelero Extreme III320 mm120 mm60 mm4 mm
Radeon R9 290XLength (L)Height (H)Depth (D1)Depth (D2)
Asus R9290X-DC2OC-4GD5 R9 290X DirectCU II OC288 mm142 mm38 mm4 mm
Sapphire Tri-X OC R9 290X305 mm114 mm38 mm4 mm
Gigabyte GV-R929XOC-4GD R9 290X Windforce OC282 mm123 mm38 mm4 mm
HIS R9 290X IceQ X² Turbo297 mm135 mm36 mm4 mm
MSI R9 290X Gaming 4G279 mm120 mm38 mm6 mm

Graphics Card Weight

The weight of a card might be interesting if you're trying to figure out if any additional support is needed, or to calculate the amount of stress your motherboard might be under in a CrossFire-based setup.

Radeon R9 290
Sapphire Tri-X OC R9 2901022 g
Gigabyte GV-R929OC-4GD R9 290 Windforce OC1040 g
Radeon R9 290 Reference + Arctic Accelero Extreme III978 g
Radeon R9 290X
Asus R9290X-DC2OC-4GD5 R9 290X DirectCU II OC1135 g
Sapphire Tri-X OC R9 290X1022 g
Gigabyte GV-R929XOC-4GD R9 290X Windforce OC1053 g
HIS R9 290X IceQ X² Turbo976 g
MSI R9 290X Gaming 4G1038 g