radeon – Bjorn3D.com https://www.bjorn3d.com Bjorn3d.com - Satisfying Your Daily Tech Cravings Since 1996 Mon, 25 Jul 2016 15:44:34 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.5.3 The AMD $199 RX 480: the First Polaris-based GPU Available on June 29th https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/amd-199-rx-480-first-polaris-based-gpu/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2016/06/amd-199-rx-480-first-polaris-based-gpu/#respond Thu, 02 Jun 2016 23:24:51 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=43084

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NVIDIA kicks off the GPU competition with the powerful GeForce GTX 1070 and the GeForce 1080. Now, it is AMD’s turn to show its latest Polaris architecture-based Radeon GPUs. Tons of information has been released about the upcoming Polaris architecture but we are finally able to see the real hardware as AMD the first Polaris-based …

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Sapphire R9 280X VaporX Graphics Card https://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/04/sapphire-r9-280x-vaporx-graphics-card/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/04/sapphire-r9-280x-vaporx-graphics-card/#respond Wed, 09 Apr 2014 12:53:35 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=26413

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Sapphire Radeon R9-280X VaporX Sapphire as we all know is AMDs premier partner so we always see cool stuff coming from them, but honestly we had already seen a VaporX 280X so we have all simply been waiting for what would come next such as the much rumored 295X or another 290X iteration. To my …

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Sapphire R9-290X Tri-X “Sapphire Takes a Shot at Cooling the Monster” https://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/02/sapphire-r9-290x-tri-x-sapphire-takes-shot-cooling-monster/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2014/02/sapphire-r9-290x-tri-x-sapphire-takes-shot-cooling-monster/#respond Sun, 09 Feb 2014 09:39:54 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=25406

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Sapphire Radeon R9-290X Tri-X When AMD launched the new Hawaii based GPU in the R9-290X it was to huge fan fare but it was not long until many enthusiasts and media alike called foul on the simple fact that the card would ramp up to 94C and sit there while throttling quite alot to maintain …

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Powercolor Radeon R9-290X https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/11/powercolor-radeon-r9-290x/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/11/powercolor-radeon-r9-290x/#comments Thu, 21 Nov 2013 08:49:47 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=24569

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Powercolor Radeon R9-290X OC Powercolor has been a long time AMD partner and like the Devil card we looked at recently they have made a name for themselves with many special edition including high end liquid cooled cards. Today I have their OC version of the 290X which has a small bump to the boost …

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Powercolor Radeon R9-270X Devil https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/11/powercolor-radeon-r9-270x-devil/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/11/powercolor-radeon-r9-270x-devil/#respond Tue, 19 Nov 2013 08:40:51 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=24525

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Powercolor Radeon R9-270X Devil Powercolor is one of the AMD partners that you see from time to time and they are really known for such designs as the Devil series cards which really shot them into the limelight for the AMD camp about a year or so back now. Well today we have in hand …

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HIS R9 280X IceQX2 Turbo https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/11/his-r9-280x/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/11/his-r9-280x/#respond Sun, 10 Nov 2013 10:20:18 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=24158

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HIS is one of the companies that have been partner with AMD for a long time and always released new interesting cards as new GPU’s are released. With the release of the new fall-GPU’s from AMD we get a full spread of products and today we are testing the HIS R9 280X IceQ2 Turbo card. …

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Sapphire Radeon R9-280X Toxic https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/10/sapphire-radeon-r9-280x-toxic/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/10/sapphire-radeon-r9-280x-toxic/#comments Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:01:38 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=23962

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Sapphire Radeon R9-280X Toxic Sapphire Has been AMDs premier partner for a long time now so it was only natural that when the new AMD R Series cards launched that we would have one with Sapphires special touches in hand rather quickly. The model we have in hand is a R9-280X model which is a …

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MSI Radeon R9-280X 3GB Graphics Card https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/10/msi-amd-r9-280x-3gb-graphics-card/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/10/msi-amd-r9-280x-3gb-graphics-card/#respond Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:00:41 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=23894

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MSI Radeon R9-280X Gaming MSI as always dresses to impress with its non reference designs and well with the Radeon R series of cards there is no mistaking a MSI card from the rest as they carry very distinctive cooler designs and honestly when first seeing this card I was at a loss to tell …

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2013 AMD Mobile APU (Richland) https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/03/amd-apu-richland/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2013/03/amd-apu-richland/#respond Tue, 12 Mar 2013 12:01:16 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=16784

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Today, AMD kicks off 2013 with the launch of Richland, the successor of the Trinity APU. The company launched four mobile APUs with 35W TDP designed for performance notebook. Architecturally, Richland is identical to Trinity as both APUs are based on the Piledriver CPU cores and Southern Island GPU cores. With Richland, AMD has bumped …

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Sapphire HD 7950 Vapor-X https://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/10/sapphire-hd-7950-vapor-x/ https://www.bjorn3d.com/2012/10/sapphire-hd-7950-vapor-x/#comments Wed, 17 Oct 2012 07:20:39 +0000 http://www.bjorn3d.com/?p=11231

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Sapphire has made quite a name for itself as one of the premier and largest AMD board partners and all with some stylish and simply impressive cards in the process. Today we look at the HD 7950 Vapor-X model and see what kind of magic has been infused in the DNA to make this card …

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