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AMD Radeon R9 380X Technology Report
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Radeon R9 380X Performance

As we pointed out earlier, AMD is targeting the Radeon R9 380X at gamers who want to play the latest games at 1440p resolutions. They promise that it will be about twice as fast as a 3-year old card like the GeForce GTX 660 and, at least 20% faster than even the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 OC.

AMD Radeon R9 380X Technology Report

In the other games they tested, they had no problem hitting frame rates of 70+ fps at 1080p, with 1440p gaming recording frame rates in excess of 50 fps.

AMD Radeon R9 380X Technology Report

With the launch of the Radeon R9 380X, AMD has at least two SKUs for each market segment.

AMD Radeon R9 380X Technology Report

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Availability & Price

At launch day, the AMD Radeon R9 380X will be available in the following models :

  • ASUS Strix R9 380X OC
  • Gigabyte R9 380X Gaming 4GD
  • HIS R9 380X IceQ x2
  • PowerColor PCS + R9 380X Myst Edition
  • VTX3D Radeon R9 380X
  • Sapphire Nitro R9 380X
  • VFX R9 380X DD

AMD Radeon R9 380X Technology Report

AMD expects more SKUs to be available thereafter. The AMD Radeon R9 380X SEP will start at US$ 229, with the OC versions starting at US$ 239.

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Here are the Radeon R9 380X's key takeaway points by AMD (in their own words) :

  • Amazing 1440p performance
  • DirectX 12 support
  • Support for AMD FreeSync Technology
  • Support for Frame Rate Target Control
  • Support for Virtual Super Resolution

AMD Radeon R9 380X Technology Report

So will you be picking up an AMD Radeon R9 380X to play Star Wars Battlefront or Fallout 4? Let us know!

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