AMD works on two mid-range cards

AMD works on two mid-range cards

AMD will add two new mid-range graphics cards to its latest Volcanic Islands family with the models being Radeon R7 265 and Radeon R9 280. Both of them come with two-slot cooling systems and support for DVI, HDMI and DP.

The AMD Radeon R7 265 is based on a Pitcairn Pro GPU with 2.8 billion transistors, 1024 stream processors, 64 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The card will come with 2 GB of GDDR5 memory, accessed over a 256-bit bus; the GPU will run at 900 MHz, while the memory will be operating at 4800 MHz. The card comes with 130-watt TDP.

The other newcomer – the Radeon R9 280 – will have a 28 nm Tahiti Pro GPU with 4.3 billion transistors and 1792 stream processors, 112 TMUs and 32 ROPs. The novelty is equipped with 3 GB of GDDR5 memory with a 384-bit memory bus; the GPU and memory run at 800 MHz and 5000 MHz respectively. The card also comes with 200 W TDP.

The Radeon R7 265 and R9 280 will cost USD 160 and USD 250 respectively.

Source: AMD

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