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Sapphire unveils new Radeon R9 270X Dual-X 4GB model

Sapphire unveils a 4GB model of the Radeon R9 270X Dual-X GPU to meet Battlefield 4 recommended specs.

@CharlesJGantt
Published Mon, Dec 23 2013 8:00 PM CST   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

Today Sapphire Technology unveiled a new variant of its R9 270X GPU. The new R9 290X Dual-X 4GB GPU features the same specifications of its previous counterpart, except the new 4GB model features double the RAM. Sapphire says that they have updated the card with 4GB of RAM to meet Battlefield 4 recommended specs.

Sapphire unveils new Radeon R9 270X Dual-X 4GB model | TweakTown.com

The R9 270X Dual-X 4GB features 4GB of GDDR5 RAM that has been clocked in at 5.6GHz across a 256-bit wide interface and is capable of cranking out a bandwidth of 179GB/s. The card is a non-reference design, and features Sapphire's Dual-X cooling solution which helps the card remain budget friendly while managing to keep things cool. The new card is expected to retail between $220 and $230.

NEWS SOURCE:techpowerup.com

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