MSI Radeon R9 270 Gaming OC Graphics Card Review
AMD has released an onslaught of graphics cards in a short period of time and the “Volcanic Islands” family continues to grow with the release of the AMD Radeon R9 270.
The 270, is similar to that the 270x, but it comes with a more wallet friendly MSPR than the 270x that brings the “Volcanic Island” graphics under the $200 mark – this model retails for just $179. At this price point the 270 can be considered the replacement for the 7850, making its closet competitor the Nvidia GTX 660, which costs around $199. However, there are rebates that bring the price of the 660 down to the $180 range, and it’s conceivable Nvidia will lower the price of the GTX 660 even further after this launch… at Hardware360