PR: ASUS Announces R9 290X and R9 290 DirectCU II Graphics Cards

Jan 08, 2014 Written by:ROG Article

Shown off and reviewed recently, ASUS has just officially launched its R9 290X and 290 DirectCU II graphics cards. We know some of you have been waiting patiently - thank you! - it should be hitting your local stores any day now! Please note that despite the obvious GPU differences, the gold/red color-change kit is only available on the 290X DCII, whereas the 290 DCII is pre-fitted in red.

For the official word and spec list, hit the PR button below.

Three colors of R9 290X (out the box it's pre-stickered in all-black):

 

 

The boxes of ASUS R9 290 and R9 290X DirectCU II