R9 290X 3DMark results have been spotted in the wild..3Dmark database to be exact!
Although the card was denoted as a generic VGA since 3Dmark is yet to be updated the system description made it pretty clear
Model: AMD Radeon R9 290 Series
Core Frequency: 1000MHz
Memory Frequency: 1250MHz
Memory capacity: 3GB
Driver Version: 188.8.131.52
the test system came from an alienware model having the motherboard no Alienware 07JNH0, other details include an Core i7-3960X processor, RAM 32GB, HDD Samsung 830 256GB SSD.
The results include
Ice Storm 143155,
Cloud Gate 26724,
Fire Strike 9238
which denotes a rough 5% increase from titan and 30% increase over the HD 7970GE.
looks promising if priced right.
what do you think?