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VisionTek adds five new AMD Radeon graphics cards to its lineup

VisionTek launches five new Radeon R-Series GPUs with budget friendly prices.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Tue, Oct 8 2013 3:02 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:20 PM CST

Today VisionTek announced the launch of five new AMD Radeon R Series graphic cards that are designed to provide extreme performance at almost any budget level. The new cards are built on the AMD Radeon R7 and R9 series GPUs and feature some very powerful features with prices starting at just $69.

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The newly introduced video cards are comprised of three R7 series and two R9 series GPUs. These two new lines of GPUs from AMD are the first to offer support for DirectX 11.2 and the stunning 3D visual effects, life like visuals and realistic lighting this new standard brings forth. The cards also offer AMD's PowerTune, ZeroCore and App Acceleration technologies that greatly enhance not only the performance, but the entire user experience.

"We're very pleased to announce a new line of high performance graphics cards utilizing AMD's incredible new R7 and R9 Series GPUs," said Mark Bilson, Executive Vice President of VisionTek. "Our cards will redefine the gaming experience due to their visual, audio, and compute capabilities. And because they're priced attractively, these cards should be among the best-selling tech products in the fourth quarter. To coin a phrase from AMD, 'Radeon Is Gaming' truly defines our new line."

Below is a list of each of the new video cards along with their key highlights.

VisionTek Radeon R7 240

  • Memory: 2GB 128bit DDR3
  • Base Clock Speed: 730MHz
  • Outputs: DVI-D + VGA + HDMI
  • Cooling: Single fan 1 slot
  • MSRP: $79.00

VisionTek Radeon R7 250

  • Memory: 1GB 128bit DDR5
  • Base Clock Speed: 1000MHz
  • Outputs: DVI-D + VGA + HDMI
  • Cooling: Single fan 2 slot
  • MSRP: $99.00
  • 3DMark Fire Strike: greater than 2000

VisionTek Radeon R7 260X

  • Memory: 2GB 128bit DDR5
  • Base Clock Speed: 1100MHz
  • Outputs: DVI-I + DVI-D + HDMI + DP
  • Cooling: Dual fan 2 slot
  • MSRP: $149.00
  • 3DMark Fire Strike: greater than 3700
  • Includes AMD TrueAudio technology for realistic audio

VisionTek Radeon R9 270X

  • Memory: 2GB 256bit DDR5
  • Base Clock Speed: 1000MHz
  • Outputs: DVI-I + DVI-D + HDMI + DP
  • Cooling: Single fan 2 slot
  • MSRP: $209.00
  • 3DMark Fire Strike: greater than 5500

VisionTek Radeon R9 280X

  • Memory: 3GB 384bit DDR5
  • Base Clock Speed: 800MHz
  • Outputs: DVI-I + HDMI + 2 x mini DP
  • Cooling: Dual fan 2 slot
  • MSRP: $309.00
  • 3DMark Fire Strike: greater than 6800
NEWS SOURCE:visiontek.com

A web developer by day, Charles comes to TweakTown after a short break from the Tech Journalism world. Formerly the Editor in Chief at TheBestCaseScenario, he now writes Maker and DIY content. Charles is a self proclaimed Maker of Things and is a major supporter of the Maker movement. In his free time, Charles likes to build just about anything, with past projects ranging from custom PC cooling control systems to 3D printers. Other expensive addictions include Photography, Astronomy and Home Automation.

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