Radeon R9 270X
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GCN 1.1 Curacao XT
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34 GPixel/s
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$199.00
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2048 MB
Memory Speed
1400 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
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1000 MHz
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1050 MHz
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Radeon R9 270X Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 270X is a high-end Graphics Card based on the Curacao XT core of the Graphics Core Next Architecture.
The Curacao XT Core has its roots on the Pitcairn XT Core used on its predecessor - Radeon HD 7870. It offers 1280 Shader Processing Units, 80 TMUs and 32 ROPs, on a 256-bit memory interface.
However and when compared to its predecessor, Radeon R9 270X offers a Boost Clock of 1050MHz, despite its central unit still running at 1000MHz. Furthermore, its operating memory clock is significantly higher and of 1400MHz, leading to extra memory bandwidth.
Benchmarks indicate its performance is almost on level with powerful Radeon HD 7950, though its Boost Edition and famous GeForce GTX 660 Ti still perform considerably better.
Still, Radeon R9 270X has a launching price of just $199 which makes it a very competitive card.
Expect to run most modern demanding games, such as Crysis 3 and Metro Last Light at highest settings while using a 1080p resolution.


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SHUJA1's Rig
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i have hd 7950 and GD thinks my card is only 8% better then this card GD comparizion are most dummest and mismach

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hichem1997's Rig
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Will this card bottlenck my cpu?

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maybi just a slighty in cpu tensive games but youre good to go :)

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thnx bro very helpfull
do u think that i should go 4 it
cuz i dont know how much it winn last 4 me
i iam a gamer @ 1600X900 due to my monitor

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its good card i still use it for 1080p not highest settings but still i play on dicent setting for 900p you should be good for some time but again you can still take more powerfull gpu and upgrade cpu latter on its your call

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again tnx alot bro

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There is no situation that exists were a 270X will ever bottleneck a Hasswell i3. The 270X is a rebrand 7870, The 7870 was released in 2012 when people were still using Core 2 Quads for gaming. Your i3 will be fine up to a R9 290/GTX970.

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Is this graphic card good for 2016-2017 gaming?

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What do you have now? Becasue I would wait for new cards in 2016

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Yes it is good,but not for higher settings,if you didnt bought that card I recommend you to not buy it go with higher like r9 380 or if you have money go with 390,or with GTX 900 series like,GTX 960,970.

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I already bought this card a year ago but i have some problems with Just Cause 3, thats why i asked about future games

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What problems?

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Stutter after 30 mins of gameplay, but i heard everyone with AMD is having problems with that game

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Is this graphic card compatible with my APU and my motherboard?

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yes

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can my intel core i5-2300 handle this? :)

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Yup you are fine. :)

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I just got in 3 computers with a Q6700, Tested them with 2GB HD 7850 it uses 100% but the CPU uses around 60-70%, so what graphics card can i get that's better but wont get bottleneck-ed much by the CPU?


R9 270?/R9 270x?/GTX 760?

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All of these cards are getting bottlenecked by the CPU, the best choice is the R9 270 but I would stay at the 7850. As you can see on its game-debate site, the best choice for a 7850 is a i5-3330 and this CPU is already 69% better than the Q6700 :( I'd even recommend a worse card if you really want NO bottleneck.

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with the hd-7850 there is no bottleneck the card is not being held back at all

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well, then get a R9 270.

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looking at the gtx 660 now think that will be much better not quite as good as the r9 270 but its better then the hd 7850 and is nice and cheap for its performance,


£70/$105 brand new

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that's a good price, would get this gpu.

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also just got 2 computers with Xeon E5420 performance is the same if not better in real world performance, i will be getting a GTX 660 for them as-well all 5 will have 8GB ram and 750GB hard drive and cost only £130/$200 each, i did good :

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Try my card. It's pretty damn balanced, around 70-80% usage on both while playing far cry 4 ultra settings (no aa)

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already bought the cards and was on budget as i buy and sell so wanted the best i could get in my price range which was a gtx 660 new which i ended up get 5 each for £60 instead of the £70 i said originally

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will it work fine with Core 2 Quad Q8200 ?? and should i upgrade my card to this one ??

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Yes, but there will be a certain small-medium amount of bottleneck but it should make your pc better in games. Best way to avoid bottlenecking is to upgrade your CPU later when you have the budget.

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Thanks:)

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would my intel core i5-2300 bottleneck this card? :)

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Nope, in fact you can get an R9 380 or GTX 960 with still no bottleneck. But anyways… your CPU and this GPU will still make a good pair.

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will a APU A10-7850K Quad-Core processor bottelneck it?

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You can't crossfire an APU with anything more powerful than an R7 250x but other than that, it won't bottleneck not at all.

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I mean you can't crossfire an APU with anything more powerful than an *R7 250, I found out.

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Hey , can someone tell me is this card compatible with my motherboard (770-c45) . Thanks in advance .

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Hi. This card is compatible with your motherboard since it has a pci-e x16 2.0 slot. However, you should check your power supply for reliability as well as compatibility; most reliable power supplies are labeled "80+", and it should have two 6-pin power connectors (for this model, at least).

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Thanks for answer . I will buy this card but I was sceptical that it wont fit my motherboard . BTW I have 600W Lc Power Pro 914BII . Do you think it will be enough? :)

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I did a search on your psu.It's not one that should be trusted with quality components-such as this graphics card-and can damage your system.I recommend switching to a name-brand psu,such as corsair,XFX,Cooler Master,etc
Here's one that fits the 270x
http://pcpartpicker.com/part/corsair-power-supply-cx500

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