AMD Radeon R9 380X Launched, Review Roundup Inside
Finally, AMD has launched Radeon R9 380X which is something a number of us have been waiting for. Since it is supposed to be a purchase decision, we suggest that you keep a track of what the critics are saying about it.
For that reason, we have provided you with a review roundup that will help make up your mind. The GCN 1.2 based Radeon R9 380X graphics card features Antigua XT GPU which gives it enough juice to challenge a number of competitors.
Here’s a rundown on the reviews:
That being said, here are the different options that you can choose from ASUS with STRIX R9 380X OC, Gigabyte with R9 380X G1 GAMING, HIS with R9 380X iceQX2, PowerColor with PCS+ R9 380X Myst Edition, VTX3D with R9 380X, Sapphire with NITRO R9 380X, and XFX with R9 380X Double Dissipation.
While R9 380 had 2GB and 4GB options, this one sells only with 4GB GDDR5. However, it maintains the same TDP as the predecessor i.e. 190W. Other features include 128 Texture Units, 32 ROPs, 32 Compute Units, and 2048 unified cores.
AMD has officially stated that Radeon R9 380X is 2.25 times faster than GTX 660, but not as good as GTX 970 or 780 Ti.
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