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Gigabyte Rolls Out Radeon R9 Fury Windforce OC Video Card



AMD’s R9 Fury cards were not exactly easy to come by upon launch but availability and production are expected to ramp up soon with various manufacturers offering their own take on the new Radeon flagship and high-end cards. Gigabyte has quietly rolled out one of their own R9 Fury video cards with a custom Windforce heatsink. The new Gigabyte R9 Fury Windforce OC video card is armed with three fans for not only low temperatures but very silent operation as well. The core clock comes at 1010MHz with a 4GB memory clock of 1000MHz. The official spec table lists GDDR5 on the memory instead of HBM which does not make sense as the R9 Fury GPU uses 4GB of HBM memory so it is most likely a typo.

Power requirements use two 8-pin external power connectors with a 600W recommendation. Display connectors include an HDMI, three DisplayPorts and a Dual-link DVI-I connector. The video card also comes with a built-in backplate and because of the large heatsink, the total height of the graphics card exceeds two slots (2.5 slots).

Official Specifications:

ChipsetRadeon R9 FURY
Core Clock1010 MHz
Memory Clock1000 MHz
Process Technology28 nm
Memory Size4 GB
Memory Bus4096 bit
Card BusPCI-E 3.0
Memory TypeGDDR5
DirectX12
OpenGL4.4
PCB FormATX
Digital max resolution4096 X 2160
Analog max resolution2048 x 1536
Multi-view4
I/OHDMI*1/Display Port*3/Dual-Link DVI-I
Power requirement600W (with two 8-pin external power connector)

* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
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* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.



Ron Perillo

Ron is a non-binary tech writer that presently identifies as a reviewer but is currently transitioning toward modding.
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