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XFX Announces its Radeon R5 200 Series

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XFX launched no less than five graphics cards based on AMD's new entry-level Radeon R5 230, four based on a low-profile, single-slot PCB, and one on a full-height PCB. All five cards are fan-less (silent), and feature chunky aluminium heatsinks to cool the GPU. All cards stick to the same clock speeds of 625 MHz. Among the low profile cards are the R5-230A-ZLH2 (1 GB DDR3 memory, HDMI, DVI, D-Sub); R5-230A-CLHV (2 GB DDR3 memory, HDMI, DVI, D-Sub); R5-230A-CLHR (same card with AMD freebies); and R5-230A-CLH2. The full height card, the R5-230A-CNH2 uses the added PCB area to just hold a bigger heatsink, and spread components out better. Based on the "Caicos" silicon, the R5 230 features 160 stream processors, and supports DirectX 11.



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You can see it has 3 connectors, thus supporting three-way 4K monitors for Ultra Ultra Hi Res Sudoku.
 
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Dem cards that you shouldn't buy sure do look cool.
 

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this thing is useless... both AMD or INTEL had integrated GPU on their CPU now... i dont get it ~_~"
 
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The boxes should not say "Ultimate Gaming Experience".
 
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this thing is useless... both AMD or INTEL had integrated GPU on their CPU now... i dont get it ~_~"
still these R5 are better than any intel integrated graphics. Also you save RAM in both cases. But my FX8320 doesn't have integrated graphics so I've got a 5450 and not going to change it with this.
 
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