Meanwhile the AMD Radeon R9 270X is more interesting than the R280X because its clocks are different than the Radeon HD 7870 that shares the same silicon. Yet AMD's partners are launching custom designs only right from the beginning and in some cases didn't even bother making a new card. The Radeon R9 270X from ASUS we are going to have a look at today, for example, is physically the same as their now one year and a half old Radeon HD 7870 DirectCU II Top V2.
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pages we will show you the strengths and weaknesses of the ASUS Radeon R9 270X DirectCU II Top.