Radeon_R9_270X_MSI_Gaming_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition

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2.1
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How well can the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition run games
25 Mar 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB 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. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

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

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 147% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 870 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 94% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 725 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
11 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition was released on 09 Oct 2013

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

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Curacao XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
80
Texture Rate
90 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
36 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1280
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
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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1030 MHz
Boost Clock
1120 MHz
Power
Max Power
180 Watts
PSU
500 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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4.1
Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 270X.
This edition comes with a custom cooling which reduces the card's temperature under load, significantly and comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit that was increased from 1000MHz to 1030MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 1120MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance boost over the standard edition and so this card will surpass a Radeon HD 7950.


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Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
93%
RAM
11GB
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