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Based on AMD's award-winning Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, the AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics cards receive a boost from Mantle1, an industry-acclaimed technology developed by AMD to enable today's top game developers to harness the GCN-powered cores of both PCs and consoles. Mantle delivers a streamlined development process and games enabled with Mantle will be able to speak the native language of the GCN architecture, benefiting from hardware optimization that unlocks revolutionary performance and image quality.
"With GCN architecture and now Mantle, fully unlocked graphics performance and unrivaled quality is entrenched in the DNA of all AMD-powered GPUs and soon all of our APUs as well," said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, Graphics Business Unit, AMD. "With our new line of R9 Series graphics cards, tailor-made to perform with the next generation of PC games, AMD has proved that Radeon™ is gaming."
AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics cards enable ultra-resolution gaming through both UltraHD (4K) and AMD Eyefinity technology, providing industry-leading visual experiences for gamers playing current and upcoming PC titles. AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics card is ideal for 1080p gaming with the highest quality settings. AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics card is ideally suited for 2560x1440 resolution and loaded with 3GB of memory, built to play graphically demanding upcoming titles like "Battlefield 4".
|Product Model||R9 270X||R9 280X|
|Price2||$199 (2GB) |
|Engine Clock||Up to 1.05 GHz||Up to 1 GHz|
|Compute Performance||2.69 TFLOPS||4.1 TFLOPS|
|Memory Configuration||2GB or 4GB GDDR5 / 256-bit||3 GB GDDR5 / 384-bit|
|API Support||DirectX® 11.2 |
|DirectX® 11.2 |
AMD Radeon R9 270X and AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics cards will be available on Oct. 11, 2013.
- Watch the GPU14 Product Showcase presentation
- Learn more about AMD Radeon™ R9 Series graphics cards
- Register for the AMD Developer Summit, APU13, to learn more about Mantle
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1 Application support for Mantle is required.
2 SEP as of October 8, 2013.