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XFX Radeon R9 285 Black Edition OC Review

In this article Benchmark Reviews tests the XFX Radeon R9 285 Black Edition Double Dissipation graphics card, model R9-285A-CDBC, which sells online for $249.99 (Amazon | Newegg). This XFX Double Dissipation Edition Radeon R9 285 is an UltraHD 4K resolution-ready graphics card with 2560 Stream processors operating at 975 MHz with support for the upcoming DirectX 12 API. Equipped with twin 90mm cooling fans paired with long-life capacitors, the XFX Radeon R9 285 represents a solid value for mainstream gamers looking for top-end performance.

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MSI Twin Frozr Gaming Radeon R9 280 OC Video Card Review

MSI Twin Frozr Gaming Radeon R9 280 OC Video Card Review If you found one or more awesome games on the last gamescom gaming fair, you might want to or must upgrade your PC hardware. Here comes the fast MSI Twin Frozr Gaming R9 280 OC Edition graphics card just at the right time, because in …

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PowerColor R9 285 Turbo Duo Video Card Review

PowerColor R9 285 Turbo Duo Video Card Review After settling on a 1075MHz clock speed for the core I moved on to the memory and used the same strategy before fine tuning the result at 1511MHz. Overall the boost in core clock speed over the 945MHz factory clock speed was 130MHz on the core or …

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Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X OC 2GB Video Card Review

Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X OC 2GB Video Card Review The card we’re specifically reviewing today is Sapphire Radeon R9 285 Dual-X OC, a factory-overclocked implementation by AMD’s leading AIB partner, which offers overclocked speeds of 965 MHz core, and 5.60 GHz memory. Its most striking feature is the Dual-X cooling solution, which may not win …

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Sapphire R7 260X Video Card Review

Sapphire R7 260X Video Card Review Priced at $119.99, the Sapphire R7 260X (100366-3L) video card hurts the wallet a lot less while aiming for high-quality 1080p gaming. As the largest AMD Radeon video card partner in the world, expectations are high from Sapphire to produce an R7 260X offering that aims to win the …

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Sapphire Radeon R7 260X CrossFire Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R7 260X CrossFire Video Card Review The Sapphire Radeon R7 260X GPU comes with 2GB of GDDR5 memory on a 128-bit bus that is clocked at an effective 5000 MHz. The R7 260X has support for up to three monitors through the use of AMD Eyefinity and the HDMI, DVI-I, and DisplayPort connections …

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Palit GTX 750 Ti KalmX 2GB Video Card Review

Palit GTX 750 Ti KalmX 2GB Video Card Review Palit’s GeForce GTX 750 Ti KalmX is the first completely fanless NVIDIA graphics card in a long time which offers performance that doesn’t suck. Thanks to its fanless design there is no noise coming from the card, which is important for media PC systems or quiet …

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Sapphire Radeon R9 290 Vapor-X 4GB Video Card Review

Sapphire Radeon R9 290 Vapor-X 4GB Video Card Review Sapphire’s R9 290 Vapor-X comes highly overclocked out of the box, matching R9 290X in performance. The card’s triple fan, triple slot cooler manages temperatures very well and offers a unique feature: you decide whether the card idles with one or three fans running, letting you …

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HIS Radeon R9 290 iPower IceQ X2 OC Video Card Review

Since AMD announced their GPU 14 R9 series video cards, AIB partners have been tweaking and tuning their own aftermarket designs. In this article, Benchmark Reviews tests the HIS Radeon R9 290 iPower IceQ X2 OC 4GB video card (Model# H290QMC4GD). As the name suggests, this particular model features the high end IceQ X2 cooler from the HIS labs and slightly faster Core and Memory speeds. I have seen the evolution of this cooler first hand and I know it to be fully capable. Two 89mm dual axial fans and five heatpipes ensure that your temperatures will stay well within safe limits with the minimum amount of noise, even during overclocking.

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MSI GTX 780 Gaming 6GB Video Card Review

MSI GTX 780 Gaming 6GB Video Card Review MSI’s new GTX 780 Gaming 6 GB doubles the available video RAM over the reference design, which has just 3 GB. With latest titles requiring 3 GB VRAM minimum for Ultra textures, this 6 GB card could help provide a performance advantage. We will investigate this claim …

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HIS Radeon R9 280 IceQ X² OC 3GB Video Card Review

In this next installment of AMD’s GPU 14 R9 line-up, Benchmark Reviews will be testing the HIS Radeon R9 280 IceQ X² OC 3GB Video Card (Model# H280QMC3G2M). As the name suggests, this particular model features the high end IceQ X2 cooler from the HIS labs and faster Core and Memory speeds. I have seen the evolution of this cooler first hand and I know it to be fully capable. Two 89mm dual axial fans and five heatpipes ensure that your temperatures will stay well within safe limits.

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PowerColor Devil 13 Dual Core R9 290X 8GB Video Card Review

PowerColor Devil 13 Dual Core R9 290X 8GB Video Card Review At $1500, the Devil 13 is not an inexpensive card, but PowerColor did decide to throw in a pretty interesting bundle of accessories to add value to the package. Everyone I know has heard of Razer products and most have or still use one …

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EVGA GeForce GT 730 Video Card Introduced

EVGA GeForce GT 730 Video Card Introduced

EVGA GeForce GT 730 Video Card Introduced Speed up your PC experience when you upgrade from integrated graphics to the new NVIDIA® GeForce® GT 730 dedicated card. Enjoy all your videos and pictures at HD resolutions, with faster video editing, faster photo editing, and faster web browsing compared to integrated graphics. Discover faster gaming performance …

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Palit GeForce GTX 780 Jetstream 6GB Video Card Review

Palit GeForce GTX 780 Jetstream 6GB Video Card Review Palit is a well known NVIDIA partner. In this review we look at the Palit GeForce GTX 780 Jetstream Graphics Card with 6GB GDDR5 Memory. Let us see how this version of the Palit GeForce GTX 780 Jetstream performs in real life… at Tweak Related Items: …

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PowerColor Radeon R9 295X2 Video Card Review

PowerColor Radeon R9 295X2 Video Card Review Game performance is excellent at best and very good at its worst when playing on high pixel count surfaces. PowerColor’s R9 295X2 can play any game you put in front of it without blinking an eye. As long as AMD has the driver package nailed down, you get …

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Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290X Video Card Review

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 290X Video Card Review I tested the Sapphire Vapor-X 290X under multiple different scenarios, inside a case with low air flow, inside a case with acceptable air flow and on a test bench. Ambient temperatures room ranged from 74F to 79F and I was unable to raise the temperature of the GPU …

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MSI R9 270X GAMING 2G ITX Video Card Launched

MSI R9 270X GAMING 2G ITX Video Card Launched

MSI R9 270X GAMING 2G ITX Video Card Launched MSI’s all new R9 270X GAMING 2G ITX is the latest addition to the MSI GAMING line-up and a perfect companion to the latest Intel® and AMD Mini-ITX motherboards. At just 17 centimeters the card is fully featured and surprisingly cool and silent given its size …

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MSI Radeon R9 290X Lightning 4GB Video Card Review

MSI Radeon R9 290X Lightning 4GB Video Card Review AMD’s Radeon R9 290X is built on the company’s Hawaii GPU, the first truly new high-end graphics chip from the company in a very long time (21 months). Using 6.8 billion transistors, the GPU is built on a 28 nanometer process at TSMC, Taiwan. It features …

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AMD Radeon R9 295X2 8GB Video Card Review

AMD Radeon R9 295X2 8GB Video Card Review Today AMD is launching their Radeon R9 295X2 which is a dual-GPU card, based on two fully unlocked, fully clocked Hawaii graphics processors. As a result the card delivers impressive numbers in 4K and EyeFinity. But with a price of $1500 it is certainly not cheap, no …

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PowerColor R9 295X2 Video Card Announced

PowerColor R9 295X2 Video Card Announced

PowerColor R9 295X2 Video Card Announced Dual-core power with factory-fitted liquid cooling system TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphic cards, today brings the most powerful weapon to amaze all gamers, the PowerColor R9 295X2. Packed with two top-notch AMD R9 290X GPUs, the R9 295X2 is not only combined the liquid cooling, also …

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SAPPHIRE R5 Series Video Cards Released

SAPPHIRE R5 Series Video Cards Released

SAPPHIRE R5 Series Video Cards Released New low profile cards include support for AMD Eyefinity SAPPHIRE Technology has just introduced three new mainstream models to its highly successful R-Series of graphics cards based on AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. The new SAPPHIRE R5 230 series includes three low profile PCI-Express graphics cards that require …

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XFX R7 240 Video Card Review

XFX R7 240 Video Card Review Obviously this line of graphics cards is not intended for hardcore gaming, but for its intended uses it does well. As always, for just a little more money, there are more features higher up. This is the bottom rank of the AMD GPU ladder, but it does have roles …

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Sapphire Vapor-X R9 280X TRI-X OC Video Card Review

Sapphire Vapor-X R9 280X TRI-X OC Video Card Review The one other true difference comes to light when overclocking. We all know one sample is not indicative of the entire line, but we see how aggressive the binning is between the Vapor-X line and the Toxic line. This sample clocked to 1160MHz on the core …

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Powercolor R9 290X PCS+ Video Card Review

Powercolor R9 290X PCS+ Video Card Review Currently priced at $649, PowerColor’s PCS+ cooled R9 290X carries a $50 price premium over the reference cooled card. Money well spent when you get cooling improvements of 30%, increased overclocking margin, tighter voltage regulation thanks to PowerColor’s Gold Power Kit, and a much better looking card. If …

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XFX R9 290X Double Dissipation Video Card Review

XFX R9 290X Double Dissipation Video Card Review Priced at $649 as of the date this article is published, the XFX R9 290X DD is selling for a premium (much like most AMD-based cards recently, thanks to cryptocurrency mining) over the R9 290X launch price of $549. This puts it price-wise right between the GTX …

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