AMD re-branded Graphics Cards detailed

AMD has just announced details of  its re-branded graphics cards range for PC with some slight alterations, most notably, the starting prices!

  • AMD Radeon R9 290X
  • Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition becomes the Radeon R9 280X – $299
  • Radeon HD 7870 becomes the Radeon R9 270X – $199
  • Radeon HD 7790 becomes the Radeon R7 260X – $139
  • Radeon HD 7770 Retired
  • (OEM Only) becomes the Radeon R7 250/240 – $89

XFX280X

 

R9 270X

Steam Processors: 1,280
Engine Clock: Up to 1.05GHz
Compute Performance: 2.69 TFLOPS
Memory Configuration: 2GB or 4GB GDDR5 / 256-bit
Memory Speed: 5.6Gbps
Power Connectors: 2 x 6-pin
Typical Board Power: 180W
PCI-E Standard: PCI-E 3.0
API Support: DirectX 11.2; OpenGL 4.3; Mantle

R9 280X

Steam Processors: 2,048
Engine Clock: Up to 1GHz
Compute Performance: 4.1 TFLOPS
Memory Configuration: 3GB GDDR5 / 384-bit
Memory Speed: 6Gbps
Power Connectors: 1 x 6-pin, 1 x 8-pin
Typical Board Power: 250W
PCI-E Standard: PCI-E 3.0
API Support: DirectX 11.2; OpenGL 4.3; Mantle
AMD Radeon R9 280X Benchmarks

R7 260X

Steam Processors: 896
Engine Clock: Up to 1.1GHz
Compute Performance: 1.97 TFLOPS
Memory Configuration: 2GB GDDR5 / 128-bit
Memory Speed: 6.5Gbps
Power Connectors: 1 x 6-pin
Typical Board Power: 115W
PCI-E Standard: PCI-E 3.0
API Support: DirectX 11.2; OpenGL 4.3; Mantle

R7 250

Steam Processors: 384
Engine Clock: Up to 1.05GHz
Compute Performance: 806 GFLOPS
Memory Configuration: 1GB GDDR5 or 2GB GDDR5 / 128-bit
Memory Speed: 4.6Gbps
Power Connectors: None required
Typical Board Power: 65W
PCI-E Standard: PCI-E 3.0
API Support: DirectX 11.2; OpenGL 4.3; Mantle

R7 240

Steam Processors: 320
Engine Clock: Up to 780MHz
Compute Performance: 499 GFLOPS
Memory Configuration: 1GB GDDR5 or 2GB GDDR5 / 128-bit
Memory Speed: 4.6Gbps
Power Connectors: None required
Typical Board Power: 30W
PCI-E Standard: PCI-E 3.0
API Support: DirectX 11.2; OpenGL 4.3; Mantle

 

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