We’ve had the chance to look at quite a broad range of ATI’s new products in recent months and all of their R700 based cards have impressed us. While the most notable products have been cards such as the 4850 and 4870 X2 you can’t ignore what they’ve been providing for mainstream users. While many of us find pouring money into expensive hardware a way of life and a necessity, there are millions of people out there who are in the market for much cheaper pieces of kit.
Last month we looked at a 4550 sample from ATI, it proved to be a great budget card and earned our top award. Now we’ve got our hands on another 4550 from Sapphire, along with their 4650 model.
Both cards are close in regards to pricing so it will be interesting to ascertain where they stand in comparison. We’ve always been pleased with Sapphire’s dedication and passion recently (4850 X2) so hopefully we’ll be looking at more quality products from them today.
PowerColor offer their own branded version of the liquid cooled R9 295 X2… and now for those who want a similar level of framerate they have their air cooled dual core R9 290X with Devil 13 branding. Today we take a look at this R9 290X2 to see what Powercolor can do with their custom design card in a selection of games including Battlefield 4 and GRID Autosport at 4K resolution.
XFX Radeon R9 280 Black Edition OC Review
It is fair to say that the market for modern Radeon GPUs has been a bit crazy over the last year or so. Their ability to perform currency mining tasks well has impacted sales, availability and pricing significantly but now AMD and their partners...