Radeon R9 270X
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Release Period- Oct-2013
Radeon R9 270X Review
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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Radeon R9 270X Performance Specification
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Boost Clock
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L2 Cache
Technology
TMUs
Texture Rate
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1000 MHz
1050 MHz
GCN 1.1 Curacao XT
2048 MB
1400 MHz
256 Bit
GDDR5
179.2GB/sec
512KB
28nm
80
84 GTexel/s
32
34 GPixel/s
1280
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DX 11.2
5.0
4.3
4096x2160
180 Watts
500 Watt & 34 Amps
2x 6-pin
Notebook GPU
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hunterhllws
05:05 Sep-20-2014
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Will my CoolerMaster GX 450w handle this without issues?

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Wizzyx
16:36 Sep-11-2014
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My 450w handes this, stop worrying people xd

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Pazzuzzu
15:36 Sep-02-2014
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Will a xfx pro 550w handle this?
Also good match with my cpu or bottleneck?

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AntonSchoeman
15:42 Sep-02-2014

Yes mate the XFX Pro 550W PSU should handle this GPU quite fine.
The 270X and your current CPU is a very balanced combination, which means no bottle-necking whatsoever :)

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Pazzuzzu
15:49 Sep-02-2014
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Thank you very much.
For the price i was really interested in this gpu, but with your words now i will buy it for sure.

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NFSMico967
07:17 Aug-09-2014
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This or GTX 660 Ti? i'am so confused :3

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DjSon231
15:58 Aug-30-2014
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This.

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NFSMico967
14:56 Sep-02-2014
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Ok thx! :)

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GCPLPYT
15:42 Aug-08-2014
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I have a AMD A8 6600k and 420W what psu will I need if I want the Gigabyte 4GB OC Edition?

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GCPLPYT
15:09 Aug-09-2014
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Oh and my APU in the CPU is turned off

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DjSon231
15:59 Aug-30-2014
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540 W.

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GCPLPYT
21:06 Sep-09-2014
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THX

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DeniDevito
11:38 Aug-04-2014
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Should i get it for 150$ used?
It still has warranty.And will it be ok with my cpu?

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mrknopfler97
17:10 Aug-29-2014
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It's a very good MAtch with your cpu bro.
But I don't know about the price…
Can you haggle a little bit?

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CliffOz
14:41 Aug-31-2014
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Wow 150$ used… that's a bit high for a usedu one… but depends on how much he used it and how much warranty it has left

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Dennis831
12:35 Jul-20-2014
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If i buy this graphic card,will my 500w psu handle it or not?

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Zilincan
12:40 Jul-20-2014

And again, yes

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Dennis831
15:35 Jul-20-2014
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Hahaha,Ok thanks :)

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Nickhiggs819
09:17 Jul-13-2014
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Is an FX-6300 a good cpu match for this?

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AntonSchoeman
11:37 Jul-13-2014

Yep it'll work just fine :)

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Nickhiggs819
11:41 Jul-13-2014
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thanks

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ashrafqwe
05:49 Jul-13-2014
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what is the best psu for this would a 525 be good?

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ashrafqwe
05:52 Jul-13-2014
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or 600watt?

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phu937
05:55 Jul-13-2014
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as long it is a decent brand i.e xfx corsair seasonic and dosent set the house on fire and have enough amperage to handle then yeah you will be fine.

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ZeroHour060
18:31 Jul-27-2014

I have an evga 650g. Works very well and is super quiet!

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elmasuzzo
23:15 Jul-08-2014
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Hi everyone, I'm not really an expert (not at all), and I'd like to know if this GPU can be ok with my motherboard, which is an ASUS M5A78L…
Thank you in advance :)

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aditrex
23:29 Jul-08-2014
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yes it works :)

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elmasuzzo
00:37 Jul-09-2014
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Thank you! Fast and baring good news!

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