Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 vs AMD Radeon R9 290X
This particular graphics card is designed for the most demanding users and gamers. It offers excellent performance in Full HD resolution 2560 x 1600 pixels or higher. This card has increased slightly the timing of its core compared to the reference model. There is of course the possibility of overclocking its frequency. Draws attention as one of the top high-end video cards, lots of attention to detail, as well as its cooling system that works quietly and efficiently. Price for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 is around $600, but its justifies its capabilities.
AMD Radeon R9 290X
The AMD Radeon R9 290X is a great video card for gamers and those looking for a good performance at resolutions higher than Full HD. This video card CSC has a tweaked engine and 512-bit memory interface and a lot more complex architecture in relation to the R9 280x model. For this reason, its core comprises up to 6.2 billion transistors and uses AMD TrueAudio sound system.
Great performance; Better performance than: GeForce GTX 780; Technologies: TrueAudio, automatic configuration UltraHD 4K displays, Mantle, Uber and Quiet modes; Good Price
High working temperature; Very high power consumption; Very loud fan
Looks like the AMD Radeon R9 290X edges out the Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 by a little bit.