Having already used almost all of the R9 (290x, 290 and 280X; soon there will be more) is the shift down a notch and go for the lesser family. The AMD R7, graphics cards evolved from past generations but have also seen small changes in price and design. We start with the AMD R7 260X.
For about 130 euros and we can find some other manufacturer that sells this midrange model to be considered as an evolution of the AMD 7790. Same core Bonaire XTX, small format (any model will occupy one slot) and performance, as always, we describe below: in our benchmarks of the AMD R7 260X.
A brief description of the test equipment and software used:
- Mountain GTM 3000 with Intel Core i7-3930K, 16GB DDR3 RAM and Asus Rampage IV Extreme are some of its specifications.
- Official AMD drivers, Catalyst beta drivers 13.11 beta 9.2 for Microsoft Windows systems 7/8 of 64-bit.
- OS: Windows 8 64-bit.
- AMD 260X R7. evaluation reference model and noncommercial, GPUZ responds with the following information: