In November of last year, AMD finally released the long-awaited Radeon R9 380X, which is the first consumer graphics card the company has released to feature a full-fledged Antigua (Tonga) XT graphics core. Of course, many may be wondering what to expect from an AMD card which is priced smack in the middle between the Radeon R9 380 and the much beefier, Radeon R9 390.
Today, we’re going to find out as we take a look at the PowerColor PCS+ Radeon R9 380X Myst.GPU R9 380 R9 380X R9 390 R9 390X Codename Antigua (Tonga) Pro Antigua (Tonga) XT Grenada (Hawaii) Pro Grenada (Hawaii) XT Architecture GCN 1.2 GCN [...]
AMD has finally officially taken the wraps off their long-awaited Antigua XT based Radeon R9 380X GPU. The newest member of the R9 300 series family aims to take on the entry-level 1440p gaming market with a price point of under $250. The launch of the new card will also be shortly followed by the release of AMD’s Radeon Software Crimson edition driver, which should also help to boost sales as AMD seeks to compete with NVIDIA’s GeForce Experience ecosystem.AMD Launches Radeon R9 380x GPU with 2048 Cores for $229
While we haven’t had the opportunity to take a look at the 380X ourselves yet, early reviews show it beating out NVIDIA’s GTX 960 [...]
The elusive R9 380X, AMD’s upper mid-ranged GPU which is expected to finally bring a full Antigua XT GPU to the market has been talked about a lot recently. We reported on a leak of its launch back in September and since then even more details have emerged, none more important that these latest few. In a report from HWBattle, — an outlet which has been fairly reliable with its leaks in that past — it has been revealed that the R9 380X will not only launch sometime between November 15th and 19th, depending on region, but that the card will be priced at an MSRP of $249.
This $249 price-point is to be expected, as it would give buyers an option [...]