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AMD Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire

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How well can the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire run games
AMD Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

What FPS performance can the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire get on latest AAA 2022 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 306 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card gets a weak frame rate from Dying Light 2 with 22 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Back 4 Blood which returns a playable 37 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Far Cry 6 which we saw getting a weak 15 FPS.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire ran Dying Light 2 to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 44 FPS, Medium: 35 FPS, High: 23 FPS and Ultra: 17 FPS. Another game tested was Back 4 Blood, L: 73FPS, M: 58FPS, H: 39FPS, U: 28FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Far Cry 6, which returned L: 29FPS, M: 23FPS, H: 15FPS, U: 11FPS at 1440p. 1440p Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire PC gaming is not going to be able to keep stable frame rates at all times at Ultra 1440p on modern games.

How many years will the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB which is 21% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 726 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which meets 960 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 71% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
62 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire was released on 09 Oct 2013
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Curacao XT (x2)
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
179 GTexel/s
ROPs
32 (x2)
Pixel Rate
72 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.2
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192MB (x2)
Memory Speed
1400MHz
Memory Bus
256bit (x2)
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
358.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
512KB (x2)
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1030 MHz
Boost Clock
1120 MHz
Power
Max Power
None
PSU
750 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
30
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Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

The Crossfire setup of Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition.

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