AMD today introduced the newest member of the Volcanic Islands: The Radeon R9 270

AMD today introduced the AMD Radeon R9 270 , the latest addition to the award-winning AMD Radeon GPUs R9. This new graphics card joins the AMD Radeon graphics cards R9 270X , 280X R9 , R9 290 and R9 290x , all designed for gamers who expect next generation hardware that breaks the boundaries of realism and performance, but at a releasable price.

Based on the award-winning architecture Graphics Core Next ( GCN ) AMD’s Radeon R9 270 is further reinforced by the new API Mantle, a technology acclaimed by industry and developed by AMD to enable the best game developers can capitalize on the GCN cores powered PCs and consoles. Mantle offers an optimized development process and Mantle enabled games will be able to speak the native language of the GCN architecture, benefiting from hardware optimization gives way to a performance and image quality.

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The R9 270 AMD Radeon graphics card is ideal for gamers looking to enjoy the latest games at 1080p with high quality settings. A single power connector and a TDP of 150W also make it ideal for users who no longer want to have “update cycles” and squeeze more realistic look of your current gaming platform.

Additional features of the AMD Radeon R9 270 include:

  •     1,280 stream processing units
  •     Up to 925MHz Engine Clock
  •     4GB of GDDR5 memory
  •     Up to 1.4 GHz ( 5.6Gbps ) of memory clock speed
  •     179.2 GB / s of memory bandwidth (maximum )
  •     2.69 TFLOPS of computing power Single Precision
  •     API Support for DirectX ® 11.2 , OpenGL 4.3 and Mantle

The AMD Radeon R9 270 is available from today , at a recommended price of 134 € (excluding VAT ) or $189.

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