April 15, 2024

The world’s fastest water-cooled dual R9 290X gaming graphics card

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the limited-edition Ares III, the world’s fastest water-cooled gaming graphics card with a slim, single-slot form factor.

With two AMD Radeon Hawaii XT R9 290X GPUs at its heart factory-overclocked at 1030MHz, and boasting 8GB of GDDR5 memory with a clock speed of 5000MHz the Ares III is said to beat Titan Z by about 15% in Firestrike Extreme benchmark and gives around 33% better frames in Battlefield in 4K/UHD resolution.

Apart form that the Ares III boasts some exclusive features like

Hand Crafted Slim EK Water-blocks

Digi+ VRM with black metallic capacitors and 16-phase Super Alloy Power

ROG-themed GPU Tweak and live streaming utility


Model name ARESIII-8GD5
Graphics engine AMD Radeon R9 290X x2
Bus standard PCI Express® 3.0
OpenGL® OpenGL 4.4
Video memory 8GB GDDR5
Engine clock 1030MHz
Memory clock 5000MHz
Memory interface 512-bit x2
Digital max resolution 4096 X 2160
DVI output 1 x Native Dual-link DVI-D
HDMI output 1 x Native HDMI
HDCP compliant Yes
DisplayPort 1 x Native DisplayPort 1.2
Adapters/cables bundled 3 x Power cable1 x AMD Radeon Gold Reward game coupon2 x G1/4 threaded fitting1 x ROG 8GB USB flash drive
Software bundled ASUS utilities and driverGPU Tweak
Dimensions 5.67 x 11.81in


Ares III Gallery

Availability and pricing : we are still waiting on this info, will be updating all of our readers as soon as we get the India specific information.