Today we’ll review the AMD Radeon R7-260X, a brother of the 260. The Radeon R7 260X is fitted with a Curacao XT core which has cut down specifications with a total of 896 Stream processors, a compute performance of 1.96 TFlops, 2 GB of GDDR5 memory and a low TDP of 115 W which will be supplied through a single 6-Pin power connector. Clocks are set at 1.0 GHz for the core while the memory operates at 5.0 GHz effective clock speed aside a 128-bit memory interface. The card is PCI-Express 3.0 compatible.
Equipped with AMD’s Graphics Core Next Architecture and providing 2x the performance of similarly priced products 2-4 years ago, the AMD Radeon R7 260X graphics is ready for next-generation games being played on a budget. The AMD Radeon R7 260 graphics card comes with features like AMD TrueAudio Technology, is AMD CrossFire compatible as well as supporting AMD Eyefinity Technology and is AMD ZeroCore Power ready. The card would be an excellent HTPC card, but you can certainly play games with it as well if you stay away from the higher resolutions of course.