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MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB HAWK Overclocked Video Card Review - Temperature Test

MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB HAWK Overclocked Video Card Review
We test out the HAWK based Radeon R9 270X. Let's see just what kind of overclock we can get out of this video card. We're expecting big things.
By: | AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Dec 7, 2013 7:01 am
TweakTown Rating: 95%Manufacturer: MSI

Temperature Test

 

 

The temperature of the core is pulled from MSI Afterburner with the max reading used after a completed run off 3DMark Vantage and the Performance preset.

 

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Heading to 81c, the MSI R9 270X 2GB HAWK does get quite warm. It's not a huge surprise though, with the way AMD has handled the cooling profiles with the R series cards. Also, with the added voltage and the very strong core overclock, the increase number doesn't shock us all that much.

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