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eTeknix 2015 Christmas Buying Guide – Treat Yourself or Someone Else!

The time for holiday festivities is almost upon us and as the modern tradition of consumerism continues to grow, it becomes harder and harder to pick the right gifts for people every year, or perhaps it’s…

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AMD R9 280X, R9 280 and R9 270X Price Cuts Come Into Effect

We heard last week that AMD would be slashing prices on its mid-range GPUs to make way for its new Tonga GPU and now this has started to come into effect. AMD is lowering the pricing…

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AMD Will Cut R9 280X and 280 Prices For New “Tonga” GPU Launch

We’ve already heard some new details about AMD’s Tonga GPU and now it emerges that the new graphics chip from AMD could force prices of existing Tahiti based graphics cards down. The R9 280X is AMD’s current…

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Sapphire R9 280X Vapor-X (Tri-X) OC 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction When the AMD R9 280X launched the first R9 280X we tested was Sapphire’s Vapor-X model. In our review we noted that the while the performance was good and the temperatures were reasonable, the acoustic…

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AMD Radeon R9 Graphics Cards Facing Supply, not Demand, Issues

AMD’s graphics cards have been in short supply for the past 3 months or so. The market has hoovered up the old stock from the HD 7000 series at knock-down prices and most of the stock…

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Powercolor R9 280X TurboDuo 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction We seem to have been inundated with AMD graphics card of late and the trend isn’t stopping today as we have another AMD graphics card in the office. Today we have a rather swanky looking…

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HIS R9 280X iPower IceQ X² Turbo Boost 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction Another day and another AMD R9 280X review. Today we’ve got another custom cooled and overclocked graphics card but this time we’ve got a graphics card vendor that we haven’t taken a look at for…

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Battlefield 4 Graphics Performance Overview With Current Generation GPUs

Introduction Battlefield 4 has been one of the biggest game releases so far this year for gamers on all gaming platforms. The FPS title from EA and DICE has got off to a relatively shaky start…

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Club3D R9 280X royalKing 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction Most gamers today still overwhelmingly game on single monitor systems, whether that be at a resolution of 1920 x 1080 (FHD) or 2560 x 1440 (WQHD) – the two most popular “high end” gaming resolutions.…

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Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 280X Toxic Edition 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction When it comes to overclocked graphics card with ridiculous speed Sapphire’s Toxic series is one of the most renowned in the “AMD world”. Today we have Sapphire’s Toxic R9 280X which comes with a massive…

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XFX R9 280X Double Dissipation Black Edition OC 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction AMD’s R9 280X was released a couple of weeks ago and for anyone who has followed AMD graphics cards since 2011 the R9 280X is a very familiar card – in effect it is just…

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4K Gaming Showdown – AMD R9 290X & R9 280X Vs Nvidia GTX Titan & GTX 780

Introduction ***Please see our latest 4K Gaming article here which adds GTX 780 Ti, GTX 780 Ti SLI and R9 290X CFX to the mix*** With GPUs getting more and more powerful and 4K monitors becoming available for…

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AMD R9 280X And HD 7970 Can Be “CrossFired”

Technology publication Hardware Canucks report that it is possible to CrossFire the AMD R9 280X and the AMD HD 7970 GHz Edition graphics cards using the latest Catalyst 13.11 AMD drivers. What this basically means is…

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Nvidia Cut GTX 660 And GTX 650 Ti Prices In Response To AMD Launches

If you’re wondering why AMD’s R7 260X received such lacklustre reception both here at eTeknix and at many other review sites, well it is down to the fact that Nvidia have aggressively cut the prices of…

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Club3D Radeon R9 280X royalKing 3GB Graphics Card Giveaway

We've teamed up with Club 3D to offer one lucky eTeknix reader the chance to win the brand new, recently launched Radeon R9 280X royalKing graphics card.

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AMD Radeon R9 280X, R9 270X, R7 260X, R7 250 and R7 240 Launch Details

Introduction Launch day is finally among us for AMD’s hotly anticipated RX 2XX series. Today AMD unveils the R9 280X, R9 270X, R7 260X, R7 250 and R7 240. That’s two cards from the enthusiast R9…

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Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 280X Vapor-X OC 3GB Graphics Card Review

Introduction AMD’s new series of graphics cards, the RX 2XX series, is split up into the R9 Enthusiast class and the R7 mainstream class. Both segmentations feature impressive levels of value for money and top end…

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ASUS R9 280X Matrix Platinum Graphics Card Pictured

VideoCardz have managed to get some exclusive pictures of the upcoming ASUS R9 280X Matrix Platinum graphics card. It’s no surprise that ASUS have the Matrix Platinum variant of the R9 280X ready so early on…

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MSI R9 280X Gaming And R9 270X Hawk Graphics Cards Pictured

On its German Facebook Page MSI recently showed off pictures of two upcoming cards which will be part of AMD’s new R9 2XX series. VideoCardz claims that these are the R9 280X Gaming at the front,…

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Rumour: Radeon R9 280X, R9 270X and R7 260X Launching On October 8th

VideoCardz reports that the NDA of the AMD R9 280X, pictured above, lifts on October 8th meaning we should see reviews published on that day next week. Apparently AMD will also allow after-market cooling solution based…

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Nvidia Preparing Two Sub-$250 SKUs And Price Cuts For GTX 700 Series

Digitimes reports that Nvidia is planning new GPUs and price cuts in its GTX 700 series to combat the launch of AMD’s R9 and R7 series of graphics cards. Firstly Nvidia is expected to provide price…

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XFX Radeon R9 280X Double Dissipation Graphics Card Spotted

While AMD’s new R9 280X is pretty much based on the HD 7970 GHz Edition AMD is still expecting its AIB partners to come up with fresh looking designs so that consumers feel they are getting…

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AMD Details Improved 4K Support For RX 2XX Series GPUs

AMD has revealed at its GPU 14 LiveStream event that the new RX 2XX series will bring improved compatibility and support for 4K monitors. AMD claims that in most cases there will be “out of the…

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AMD Announce R9 2XX And R7 2XX Series Graphics Cards

At the GPU 14 event (which you can watch live coverage of here) AMD announced its newest series of graphics cards with the R9 290X, R9 280X and R9 270X all forming the R9 series and…

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HIS Website Leaks Details Of Upcoming AMD GPUs

The guys over at WCCFTech have managed to grab some details of AMD’s upcoming Volcanic Islands GPU family via the HIS website. We tried to explain the new GPU naming system a while back but now we…