Radeon R9 390 pictures and specifications with HBM technology (3D based chip)

AMD's new generation of graphic cards AKA Radeon R9 300 series is very close to the markets, here is the first hands on the flag-ship Radeon R9 390 graphic cards with some pictures leaked today on a Chinese forum.

The pictures show the Radeon R9 390 with two big fans and only one PCIe size to install this flag-ship graphic card which is unexpected from a high-end GPU, also the R9 390 require less power with only 8pins+6pins PCIe power connectors (300W max TDP).

Leaked pictures:



The AMD Radeon R9 390 is based on the Fiji PRO die graphic core technology (while the 390X will be based on the Fiji XT GPU) offering the new HBM (3D based chip) reported as 9 times faster than the GDDR5 bandwidth and this is considered as a new era in GPUs performance, bellow full specifications of the Radeon R9 390 with 640GB/s bandwidth and up to 8GB VRAM for only 599$.

HBM memory (3D based chip)
AMD Radeon R9 390/X Expected specifications Vs competitors:

AMD Radeon R9 390AMD Radeon R9 390XNVIDIA GeForce GTX Titan XAMD Radeon R9 290XNVIDIA GeForce GTX 980
GPU ArchitectureGCN 1.3GCN 1.3MaxwellGCN 1.2Maxwell
GPU NameFiji Pro?Fiji XT?GM200Hawaii XTGM204
Die Size~550mm2~550mm2~600mm2438mm2398mm2
Process28nm28nm28nm28nm28nm
Cores38404096307228162048
VRAM4 GB / 8 GB HBM4 GB / 8 GB HBM12GB GDDR54 GB GDDR54 GB GDDR5
Memory Bus4096-bit (1024-bit per stack)4096-bit (1024-bit per stack)384-bit512-bit256-bit
Memory Clock1250 MHz1250 MHz7.0 Ghz5.0 GHz7.0 GHz
Memory Bandwidth640 GB /s640 GB /s336.0 GB/s320.0 GB/s224.0 GB/s
TDP250-300W250-300W250W290W165W
Power Connectors8+6 Pin8+8 Pin?8+6 Pin8+6 PinTwo 6-Pin
Launch Price$599 US?$699 US?$999  US?$549 US$549 US

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Radeon R9 390 pictures and specifications with HBM technology (3D based chip) Radeon R9 390 pictures and specifications with HBM technology (3D based chip) Reviewed by Maherr Live on Thursday, April 09, 2015 Rating: 5