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Functionally, AMD's Radeon R9 270X does not bring anything new to the table. It's basically an overclocked Radeon HD 7870 with a new AMD reference cooler. But the card delivers good performance matching that of the HD 7950, which is effectively a one-tier increase over the previous generation.
The 9 AMD Radeon R9 270X then draws its lineage more from the Radeon HD 7800 series than any other. The R9 270X is, for all intents and purposes, identical to the Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition which launched at 0, but settled down to around 0, holding on to that price-point quite well, and for quite long.
With the R9 270 series AMD is taking a slightly different route than they did with the 280X. The 280X was in part a consolidation of the two 7970 cards into a single middle of the road SKU, and in ...
AMD has set the R9 280X at 0, the same price you can get 1GHz 7970 cards for, while the R9 270X is priced at 0, the exact same price as heavily overclocked 7870s.
Power, Temperature, & Noise. As always, last but not least is our look at power, temperature, and noise. Next to price and performance of course, these are some of the most important aspects of a ...
The AMD Radeon R9 270X is a great GPU for those who can't afford luxury models but want strong 1080p performance.

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