The Radeon 4800 Series has been around for a while now and in recently manufacturers have been enhancing the cooling for these cards. Generally this involves replacing the reference cooler with a quieter, better performing model but some manufacturers go that little bit further and recently we saw our first liquid cooled version of the 4870.
It therefore comes as no surprise to us that there are also versions of the 4870X2 hitting the market with extreme cooling solutions in addition to enhanced speeds. Today we will run two of the most interesting through a selection of real world tests, including gaming at 2560×1600 and Blu-Ray playback to find out how good the 4870 X2 can get.
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...