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AMD Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire

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How well can the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire is at running the more popular games of 2020. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 148 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

A Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire card at 1080p is seeing a strong frame rate when running Valorant on Ultra - 457 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Horizon: Zero Dawn which is 44 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout performs on this hardware, which gets a good 78 FPS.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire by playing Valorant which yielded a strong performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 919FPS, M: 724FPS, H: 487FPS, U: 348FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Horizon: Zero Dawn and that was playable. This graphics card delivered 34 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout which gets reasonable results with a 59FPS on Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire, this is a very strong choice of graphics cards at higher resolution gaming. 4K gaming with this graphics card is certainly something that can be achieved across a number of the latest games and still achieve good graphics settings at those resolutions. Ultra 1440p is also a regular occurrence with this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire in your PC? We think this Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 47% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 833 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 4GB which is 20% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 774 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
62 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire is released on 09 Oct 2013

Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Curacao XT (x2) (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
179 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
72 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2560
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1400 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
358.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB(x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1030 MHz
Boost Clock
1120 MHz
Power
Max Power
180 Watts
PSU
750 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

The Crossfire setup of Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition.


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Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Crossfire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
27%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 9% 17%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 28% 27%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 4% 4%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 31% 53%
eFootball PES 2021 46% 41%
Crysis Remastered 23% 50%
Valorant 96% 89%
The Invincible 4% 26%
Watch Dogs Legion 31% 14%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 49% 69%
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