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Sapphire unveils new R7 240 low-profile GPU

Sapphire's new R7 240 is the low-profile 4k solution you have been looking for!

@CharlesJGantt
Published Fri, Feb 28 2014 7:17 PM CST   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:15 PM CDT

Today Sapphire Technology announced the launch of its latest entry-level GPU. The all new R7 240 is a low-profile video card based on AMD's successful Graphics Core Next architecture, and features dual HDMI outputs as well as full 4k resolution. Both HDMI ports can be used at the same time, and the cards low-profile design makes it perfect for the home theater PC you have always wanted to build.

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The new Sapphire R7 240 low-profile features 2GB of DDR3 memory which has been clocked to 900MHz, and boast 320 stream processors. A core clock of 730MHz can be boosted to 780MHz via dynamic boost. A single slot, fan assisted heat sink keeps the cards overall profile small and allows the device to be fitted in any low-profile or small form factor chassis. AMD Crossfire, Image Enhancement, and HD Media Accelerator technology is all onboard as well as full support for 4K video playback.

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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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