AMD Radeon R9 270X

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Overview
Manufacturer
AMD
Based on
HD 8870
Original Series
Radeon 200
Release Date
October 8th, 2013
Launch Price
$199 USD
PCB Code
109-C63257-00
P/N Code
102-C63201-00
Model
AMD C632 SKU 001
Graphics Processing Unit
GPU Model
Curacao XT (Pitcairn)
Architecture
Graphics Core Next 1.0
Fabrication Process
28 nm
Die Size
212 mm2
Transistors Count
2.8B
Transistors Density
13.2M TRAN/mm2
Stream Processors
1280
Compute Units
80
Shader Engines
20
TMUs
80
ROPs
32
Clocks
Base Clock
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
Memory Clock
1400 MHz
Effective Memory Clock
5600 Mbps
Memory Configuration
Memory Size
2048 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus Width
256-bit
Memory Bandwidth
179.2 GB/s
Technologies
  • AMD CrossFire
  • AMD Eyefinity
  • AMD HD3D
  • AMD Mantle
  • AMD PowerPlay
  • AMD PowerTune
  • AMD ZeroCore Power

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Physical
Interface
PCI-Express 3.0 x16
Width
11.12 cm
Length
24.13 cm
Height
2-slot
Power Connectors
2 × 6-pin
TDP/TBP
180 W
Recommended PSU
500 W
Display Outputs
DVI-D DualLink
1 ×
DVI-I DualLink
1 ×
DisplayPort
1 ×
HDMI
1 ×
API Support
DirectX
11.2
Vulkan
-
OpenGL
4.4
OpenCL
1.2
Shader Model
5.0

Performance
Pixel Fillrate
32 GPixels/s
Texture Fillrate
80 GTexel/s
SPFP Performance
2.6 TFLOPS
Performance per W
14.2 GFLOPS/W
Performance per mm2
12.1 GFLOPS/mm2


 ModelBase/Boost/Mem (MHz)
MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB GAMING
R9 270X GAMING 2G
1030 / 1120 / 1400
MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB GAMING BF4
R9 270X GAMING 2G BF4
1030 / 1120 / 1400
MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB GAMING ITX
R9 270X GAMING 2G ITX
1030 / 1080 / 1400
MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB GAMING LE
R9 270X GAMING 2G LE
1010 / 1070 / 1400
MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB HAWK
R9 270X HAWK
1100 / 1150 / 1400
MSI Radeon R9 270X 2GB HAWK LE
R9 270X HAWK LE
1020 / 1070 / 1400
MSI Radeon R9 270X 4GB GAMING
R9 270X GAMING 4G
1030 / 1120 / 1400
MSI Radeon R9 270X 4GB GAMING LE
R9 270X GAMING 4G LE
1010 / 1070 / 1400
 ModelClocksMemory
AMD Radeon R9 295X2
5632 Unified Cores
1018 / 1250 MHz 8 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 290X
2816 Unified Cores
1000 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 290
2560 Unified Cores
947 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285X
2048 Unified Cores
1002 / 1375 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280X
2048 Unified Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285
1792 Unified Cores
918 / 1375 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280
1792 Unified Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270X
1280 Unified Cores
1000 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270
1280 Unified Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 265
1024 Unified Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 260
896 Unified Cores
1100 / 1625 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 260X
896 Unified Cores
1000 / 1250 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 260
768 Unified Cores
1000 / 1500 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250X
640 Unified Cores
950 / 1125 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250XE
640 Unified Cores
860 / 1125 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 255
512 Unified Cores
930 / 1625 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250E
512 Unified Cores
800 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R7 250
384 Unified Cores
1000 / 1150 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 240
320 Unified Cores
730 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 240
320 Unified Cores
730 / 900 MHz 2 GB GDDR3
AMD Radeon R5 235X
160 Unified Cores
875 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 235
160 Unified Cores
775 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 230
160 Unified Cores
650 / 533 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 220
80 Unified Cores
650 / 533 MHz 1 GB DDR3
 ModelClocksMemory
AMD Radeon Sky 500
1280 Cores
950 / 1200 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 370X
1280 Cores
1000 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 370
1024 Cores
975 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270X
1280 Cores
1000 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270
1280 Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 370
1024 Cores
925 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 265
1024 Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 8870
1280 Cores
1000 / 1200 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 8860
1280 Cores
925 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
1280 Cores
1000 / 1200 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7850
1024 Cores
860 / 1200 MHz 2 GB GDDR5

Armed With the Award-Winning, Industry-Standard Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture and Supercharged by Mantle, AMD Radeon R9 270X and AMD Radeon R9 280X GPUs Are Built for Gamers Who Demand the Best
SUNNYVALE, CA — (Marketwired) — 10/08/13 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched AMD Radeon™ R9 270X and AMD Radeon™ R9 280X, GPUs engineered from the bottom up to enable a new era of hyper-realistic ultra resolution gaming. AMD Radeon™ R9 Series graphics cards are designed for enthusiast gamers who demand high-performance hardware that shatters the boundaries of realism and performance.

Based on AMD’s award-winning Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, the AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics cards receive a boost from Mantle1, an industry-acclaimed technology developed by AMD to enable today’s top game developers to harness the GCN-powered cores of both PCs and consoles. Mantle delivers a streamlined development process and games enabled with Mantle will be able to speak the native language of the GCN architecture, benefiting from hardware optimization that unlocks revolutionary performance and image quality.

“With GCN architecture and now Mantle, fully unlocked graphics performance and unrivaled quality is entrenched in the DNA of all AMD-powered GPUs and soon all of our APUs as well,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, Graphics Business Unit, AMD. “With our new line of R9 Series graphics cards, tailor-made to perform with the next generation of PC games, AMD has proved that Radeon™ is gaming.”

AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics cards enable ultra-resolution gaming through both UltraHD (4K) and AMD Eyefinity technology, providing industry-leading visual experiences for gamers playing current and upcoming PC titles. AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics card is ideal for 1080p gaming with the highest quality settings. AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics card is ideally suited for 2560×1440 resolution and loaded with 3GB of memory, built to play graphically demanding upcoming titles like “Battlefield 4“.

Product Specifications

Product ModelR9 270XR9 280X
Price2$199 (2GB)
$229 (4GB)
$299
Stream Processors1,2802,048
Engine ClockUp to 1.05 GHzUp to 1 GHz
Compute Performance2.69 TFLOPS4.1 TFLOPS
Memory Configuration2GB or 4GB GDDR5 / 256-bit3 GB GDDR5 / 384-bit
API SupportDirectX® 11.2
OpenGL 4.3
Mantle
DirectX® 11.2
OpenGL 4.3
Mantle

AMD Radeon R9 270X and AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics cards will be available on Oct. 11, 2013.