Today we are checking out our third Radeon R9 280X graphics card. The previous two cards were from Sapphire and Gigabyte and both those cards featured factory overclocks and custom cooling solutions. That card we are taking a look at today is no different. The ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP features a factory overclock up to 1070 MHz, ASUS’s own DirectCU II cooling solution, DIGI+ VRM with 12-phase Super Alloy Power, and ASUS’s own GPU Tweak utility for easy tuning and monitoring of the card. Will this be your choice when looking at a Radeon R9 280X? Read on and find out!
MSI has already released their GeForce GTX 780 Lightning card, but now they have come up with the GTX 780 Lightning Lite Edition. As you could guess this “Lite Edition” will have the same features, but lower clocks. The Light Edition will have base and boost clocks of 889 MHz and 941 MHz respectively. This is compared to the 980 / 1033 MHz clocks of the GTX 780 Lightning.
Gigabyte has an upcoming Radeon R9 290X OC Edition graphics card. This card will feature Gigabyte’s own high performance WindForce 3X cooler. Many people have been waiting for custom R9 290X cards as the reference designed card run extremely hot and have noise issues. There have been rumors that we might not see these custom cards till 2014.
Back in July Galaxy launched the GeForce GTX 780 HOF graphics card. It looks like Galaxy is back with the GeForce GTX 780 Ti Hall of Fame Edition (HOF) and it sure looks like a beast! Galaxy’s Hall of Fame brand is reserved for their top of the line cards. Photos and other details of the GeForce GTX 780 Ti HOF have been revealed!
EVGA has posted a new picture of their upcoming GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition graphics card. This picture unlike the others that have been released shows the card in its full glory. The GeForce GTX 780 Ti Classified K|NGP|N Edition is being prepared by EVGA in collaboration with the companies in-house overclocker Kingpin who has broken past 1900 MHz with the card on LN2 cooling!
Gigabyte has taken off with an amendment project of its Radeon R7 250 OC graphics card. This one offers its 100 mm fan-heat sink and this same one was offered on the Radeon R7 240 OC graphics card.
The card has been equipped with a blue Ultra Durable 2 PCB along with Gigabyte’s in-house fan-heat sink design which makes use of aluminium hinder with a copper core and spirally kind of projecting ridges.
PowerColor has made an announcement for yet another high execution performance model which fits in with the TurboDuo series. Based on this prominent feature, the card has been tagged as the Powercolor TurboDuo R9 280X OC. The build of the card clearly emphasizes on the most inventive and also popular GCN architecture. Along with the usage of AMD Eyefinity innovation it provides support for high resolution gaming.
Today, MSI reported the availability of the Z87i Gaming AC motherboard and GTX 760 Gaming ITX graphics card which is offering a number of gaming characteristics in the little scaled down ITX structure component.
Sapphire has rolled out another Radeon R9 270 graphics card. This will be a factory-overclocked variant, the R9 270 Boost OC Edition. The card looks pretty much identical to the R9 270 Dual-X which Sapphire launched in mid-November.
It looks like photos of the PCB for MSI’s upcoming Radeon R9 290X Lighting have been leaked. Looking at the details of the PCB we can see that the Radeon R9 290X will be an absolute powerhouse and will may put to rest all of the complaints that R9 290X reference designs do not take full advantage of the Hawaii XT core.
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