AMD Radeon R9 290X Possibly Delayed until October 24th
It is past midnight on the west coast, but there is no sign of the AMD R9 290x reviews that were rumored to hit the net today. According to new rumors it is likely we won’t see the AMD R9 290x for another few weeks, as the launch date has been moved to October 24th.
The speculation as to why the launch date was moved ranges from AMD wanting to wait and see what Nvidia launches from now to the 24th, that supplies were low and reviewers were having a hard time getting their hands on the hardware, and that AMD was still working the kinks out of the drivers. Most sources are saying AMD moved the launch back though to coincide with the BF4 launch. Regardless of what the reason is it does appear that we are not going to be seeing any AMD R9 290x benchmarks today.