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What are the R9 270x and R9 280x comparable to?

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2 years ago#1
I currently have an msi twin frozr 2gb 7850 and it's starting to only run some games on medium settings at 60fps. I don't want a huge upgrade but a R9 280x has a preorder price of 250 which is pretty good.
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2 years ago#2
http://techreport.com/review/25466/amd-radeon-r9-280x-and-270x-graphics-cards
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2 years ago#3
Titan and 780.
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2 years ago#4
thatfool12Gs posted...
Titan and 780.


nope, the R9 290 which will come down later is comparable to the titan. These are just slightly tweaked 7870's and 7970's. Which makes me wonder if they will crossfire with the current cards at all.
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2 years ago#5
Sergei_Dukanov posted...
thatfool12Gs posted...
Titan and 780.


nope, the R9 290 which will come down later is comparable to the titan. These are just slightly tweaked 7870's and 7970's. Which makes me wonder if they will crossfire with the current cards at all.


Lmao, getting confused with the assortment of crappy, gimmicky AMD GPU names..
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2 years ago#6
thatfool12Gs posted...
Sergei_Dukanov posted...
thatfool12Gs posted...
Titan and 780.


nope, the R9 290 which will come down later is comparable to the titan. These are just slightly tweaked 7870's and 7970's. Which makes me wonder if they will crossfire with the current cards at all.


Lmao, getting confused with the assortment of crappy, gimmicky AMD GPU names..


and the whole 680 780 isnt gimmicky? same cards. Minor improvements.
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2 years ago#7
So my gtx660 sli is about as good as the 280x.
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2 years ago#8
Sergei_Dukanov posted...
thatfool12Gs posted...
Sergei_Dukanov posted...
thatfool12Gs posted...
Titan and 780.


nope, the R9 290 which will come down later is comparable to the titan. These are just slightly tweaked 7870's and 7970's. Which makes me wonder if they will crossfire with the current cards at all.


Lmao, getting confused with the assortment of crappy, gimmicky AMD GPU names..


and the whole 680 780 isnt gimmicky? same cards. Minor improvements.



He said "NAMES".
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2 years ago#9
triple s posted...
Sergei_Dukanov posted...
thatfool12Gs posted...
Sergei_Dukanov posted...
thatfool12Gs posted...
Titan and 780.


nope, the R9 290 which will come down later is comparable to the titan. These are just slightly tweaked 7870's and 7970's. Which makes me wonder if they will crossfire with the current cards at all.


Lmao, getting confused with the assortment of crappy, gimmicky AMD GPU names..


and the whole 680 780 isnt gimmicky? same cards. Minor improvements.



He said "NAMES".


oh...... woops. Sorry, running on 23 hours of no sleep is starting to take its toll.
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2 years ago#10
Actually they have confirmed that you CAN crossfire an R9-280x and a 7970
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