Radeon_R9_270_PowerColor_2GB_OC_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition run games
26 Jan 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 173% better performance and can run 879 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 114% better and can run 745 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
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The Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition is released on 13 Nov 2013

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AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Curacao PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
76 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1280
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1400 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
179.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
930 MHz
Boost Clock
955 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition is a special edition of the fast-middle-class Radeon R9 270.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system which reduces the card's temperature under load, significantly and comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit that was increased from 900MHz to 930MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 955MHz.
Expect little over 1% performance boost when compared to the reference card.


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Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 16% 104%
Halo: Reach 71% 35%
Cyberpunk 2077 26% 180%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 10% 104%
Doom Eternal 1% 75%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 26% 180%
Grand Theft Auto VI 90% 211%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 24% 26%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 62% 180%
Need For Speed Heat 14% 104%
Radeon R9 270 PowerColor 2GB OC Edition Extras
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2014
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$187.00
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can this gpu support Vulcan API?

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2019
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$329.00
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2018
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$799.00
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16 GB

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yes sure!

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ok thanks!

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CPU (30% overclock)

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2012
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$132.00
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$115.00
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Why is this worse than the reference?

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2011
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Working with a 450W gold 80+ psu. Think it'll be able to handle the power draw, even if the pre-req is 500W?

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A factory overclocked version of the r9 270, it is comparable to a gtx 660 or HD 7870 but may be better

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