Radeon_R9_270X_MSI_Gaming_4GB_Edition_Crossfire
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
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB 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. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire is at running the more popular games of 2019. 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. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 429 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire shows us that eFootball PES 2020 is getting a good result of 66 FPS, and then we are seeing Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order returning a weak 22 FPS while another game on our list is the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which is getting 44 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order and saw it deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 44 FPS, Medium: 35 FPS, High: 23 FPS and Ultra: 17 FPS. We then checked the performance on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 34 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.

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? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which meets 898 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 50% better performance. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX 590 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 27% better and can run 854 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
62 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire was released on 09 Oct 2013

Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB 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
8192 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
None
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 4GB Edition Crossfire Game Requirement Analysis

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


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Radeon R9 270X MSI Gaming 4GB Edition Crossfire vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
14%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 36% 12%
Halo: Reach 84% 65%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 40% 12%
Borderlands 3 28% 18%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 79% 53%
FIFA 20 57% 41%
Cyberpunk 2077 31% 53%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 68% 28%
eFootball PES 2020 46% 24%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 95% 49%
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