HIS R9 270X IceQ X² Turbo Boost Review


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Test Setup & Methodology

Test Setup
Intel Core i7-4770K @4.5GHz
CPU Cooler: Thermalright Silver Arrow SB-E Extreme
ASUS Maximus VI Hero
RAM: G.SKILL TridentX DDR3-2400MHz 2x4GB CAS 10
PSU: Enermax MaxRevo 1350W 80PLUS Gold
OS: Windows 7 Ultimate 64 bit

All benchmarks are done on a fresh install of Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit that is fully up-to-date with Windows Updates to ensure that the performance reflects a real-world scenario and not that of a tweaked benchmarking system. Every benchmark runs for a total of three times and then an average is taken of those results.

3D Benchmarks:
3DMark 11 – Performance and Extreme presets
3DMark Fire Strike – Normal and Extreme presets
Unigine Heaven 4.0 – Basic and Extreme presets
Unigine Valley – Extreme and Extreme (HD) presets

Gaming Benchmarks:
Bioshock Infinite
F1 2012
Hitman Absolution
Tomb Raider

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