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    AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card

    Released to combat the recently released GeForce GTX 950 and the GTX 960.
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    Re: AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card

    This could stir things up a bit, especially seeing as there is no 960Ti as of yet, could well be something decent to own in the mid range sector. Waiting on reviews of course from HEXUS.

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    Re: AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card

    haha no it won't

    960 is faster and costs less

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    Re: AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card

    Quote Originally Posted by aniilv View Post
    haha no it won't

    960 is faster and costs less
    I presume you meant 950 costs less? The 960 is many things, but the 380 beats it on performance and price, so a bargain it is not. You can still get an 285 for £130 which beats it for performance and thrashes it on price.

    Would have been nice to have seen this released as a further cut down Tonga, I presume AMD had a warehouse full of old chips somewhere to use up.

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    Re: AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card

    Pitcairn is a surprisingly excellent chip. Balance of performance/power is probably the best AMD have ever produced.

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    Re: AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card

    Quote Originally Posted by kalniel View Post
    Pitcairn is a surprisingly excellent chip. Balance of performance/power is probably the best AMD have ever produced.
    Lack of Freesync support seems a blow though. The Tonga increased tessellation is handy for those Hairworks moments too

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    Re: AMD launches the Radeon R9 370X graphics card

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    Lack of Freesync support seems a blow though. The Tonga increased tessellation is handy for those Hairworks moments too
    Yes - hard to make the case for feature adoption when you sell 'new' cards that can't support it. Hairworks is OK on Pitcairn as long as you keep it under control.

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