PowerColor's sequel to the RX line has arrived, boasting new physical designs and internal modifications to achieve highly scalable efficiency. While most internal hardware features compare similarly to the Red Dragon, it does feature a 4% increase of boost clock frequency and a decrease by 14% in stream processor count. Check out our full examination of the Red Devil!
Powercolor is one of those unique brands that never fails to impress with their offerings. They give enthusiasts the opportunity to choose between the Powercolor Devil 13 Dual R9 290x, a dual GPU power house released long before anyone else, or the Powercolor LCS R9 290X, a custom watercooling-only top of the line card. It is no surprise that Powercolor was also one of the few to bring out an 8GB version of AMD flagship Hawaii chipset known as the PCS+ R9 290X 8GB edition. The PCS+ R9 290X 8GB edition is currently priced at $430 and competes against's Nvidia's flag ship GTX 980 and GTX 970 on a core perforance level and against Nvidia's Titan, the R9 290X2, and other offerings of the R9 290X 8GB edition.
Today we are taking a look at the Tonga-based Sapphire R9 285 Dual-X. Along with the architecture enhancements found in the new Hawaii cards, this 285 also sports Sapphire's tried and true dual-fan heat-pipe based cooler. With Tonga's lower power draw combined with a quality cooler, we can expect some low temps, quiet operation, and plenty of overclocking headroom. Read on to see how it performs.
Today TechwareLabs is taking a look at the MSI Radeon R9 280 OC. The Twin Frozr is known to be one of the best coolers available and with a factory overclock in the mix as well, this card shows some promise. Read on to see how it stacks up.
Today we are taking a look at the R9 290X Tri-X from Sapphire. The 290X is known to run extremely hot and throttle down, so to keep this beast cool Sapphire designed a massive triple fan cooler that promises to keep the temps low and prevent the performance loss from throttling. Read on to see how it performed.
If you haven't been following AMD lately with their recent branding and product nomenclature changes at the end of last year, than you might not be aware that the bevy of products released recently are nothing more than existing products simply renamed and pricing adjusted. With that said, today we will be looking at the Sapphire Radeon R7 260X OC, which is essentially a renamed Radeon HD 7790 with TrueAudio support enabled, and higher GPU clock rate. Is there enough here to get excited with the new naming over? Let's find out.