MSI Announces Overclocked Radeon R7 260 with 1GB Memory


Company Micro-Star International (MSI) has officially announced the market launch of its own alternative to execution and factory overclocked version of the graphics card popularly known as Radeon R7 260 from AMD based on the established 28-nm design rules chip Bonaire PRO with 768 stream processors and Graphics Core Next architecture (GCN).

New device composed of a dual-slot under the bus PCI Express 3.0 x16 and is made using more reliable solid electrolyte capacitors.

For cooling purpose and disposal of excess heat, the original design active air cooling system is responsible with a black plastic cover, which are present in the structure of copper heat-pipes, aluminum radiator and a 100-millimeter MSI Propeller Blade low noise fan with proprietary technology.

On-board it has GDDR5 memory with 128-bit interface and a frequency of 6000 MHz is 1024 MB. In turn, the GPU frequency up to 1050 MHz. To connect to the power supply has one 6-pin connector. On the back cover removed two ports DVI, which adjoin HDMI and DisplayPort.

Card is compatible with DirectX 11.2, Mantle and OpenGL 4.3, is ready to cooperate with 4K monitors and supports technologies such as AMD Eyefinity, AMD TrueAudio, AMD PowerTune, AMD ZeroCore Power and AMD CrossFire.

Unfortunately the manufacturer has not yet issued a press release about the price of the accelerator.

It is worth recalling that today in the hierarchy of desktop discrete graphics cards from AMD is the remarkable model of Radeon R9 290X on a set of 28-nm design rules chip Hawaii XT with 2816 stream processors and architecture Graphics Core Next (GCN).

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