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ASUS Radeon R7 240 R7240-2GD3-L 2GB 128-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready Low Profile Video Card

  • 2GB 128-Bit DDR3
  • Core Clock 780MHz
  • 1 x SL DVI-D 1 x HDMI
  • 320 Stream Processors
  • PCI Express 3.0

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The Asus R7240-2GD3-L Radeon R7 240 graphics card is based on the cutting-edge 28nm GCN architecture, and ships with 2GB GDDR3 video memory on a 128-bit interface. Games enabled with the optimized Mantle speak the language of GCN architecture to unlock revolutionary performance and image quality. The sophisticated Asus design, including super alloy components and a dust-proof fan, ensures best-in-class durability and reliability for trouble-free gaming – even in the most demanding environments. GPU Tweak utility allows you to fully monitor and optimize the settings, while the low-profile design of this card makes it perfect for mini-ITX and home theater PCs.

  • newegg Super Alloy Power Exclusively formulated alloy components boost performance by reducing power loss, enhancing durability, and achieving cooler operation. Choke concrete cores eliminate any buzzing sounds under full loads, while capacitors assure a 50,000-hour lifespan — equivalent to 2.5 times longer than traditional capacitors.
  • newegg DUST-PROOF FAN The unique fan design dissipates heat efficiently, while extending a graphic card’s lifespan by 25% (for reference) through increased dust- and particle resistance.
  • newegg GPU Tweak GPU Tweak utility helps you modify and tune clocks, power consumption targets, voltages, and fan performance via an intuitive interface. Detailed specs and actual card status are available with GPU-Z. The monitoring widget provides real-time and detailed multi-parameter info. The 2D/3D switch can lock the card in 3D mode for higher benchmarks. Automatically check and update drivers and BIOS versions. Sync GPU clocks and voltages for easier overclocking.
  • newegg Low-Profile Design With its low-profile design and high power efficiency, this graphics card is ideal for home theater PCs and multimedia centers.
  • newegg AMD POWERTUNE TECHNOLOGY Designed with the most advanced power management features, the AMD Radeon HD graphics card is equipped with the intelligence to convert unused power headroom into extra performance by dynamically controlling clock speeds, allowing gamers advanced performance inside of the power envelope they specify.
  • newegg AMD APP ACCELERATION Powered by a set of innovative hardware and software technologies working in concert behind the scenes, AMD App Acceleration gives you enhanced speed and performance beyond traditional graphics and video processing.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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  • jeremy t.
  • 4/7/2015 1:13:21 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsNice Upgrade!

Pros: Dropped in a 6 yr old Hp DC-5800 W/8gb ram & Coe2duo E8600 @ 3.33Ghz an upgraded sound card...No pci 3.0 issues w/generic Windows HD Audio &video drivers..Then I installed AMD Catalyst an display drivers an now Im getting 6.9 &6.9 windows experience ratings ..Way better than Nvidia GT 520 Card @ 5.3gaming & 6.1 Aero..
The other HUGE BONUS IS..I can now plug my Sub woofer an sattelites back into my PC An enjoy my audio again...Nvidia card only let my audio thru my HDMI on a 42 inch LED TV..Cool but I want to use my sub via my sound card..and now I got flexibillity to use the sound source I choose.
Cant effin handle when a companies choices handcuff ya to what they like an despise proprietary software!
Simple install runs flawlessly on 250 watt power supply...FREEKING Great upgrade from my 1st an last NVIDIA CARD...AMD For Life !.

Cons: NONE!

Other Thoughts: UNDER 50 BUX for 6.9 windows experience gaming rating ..FTW!
No low profile bracket included...Simply scored the bracket 8-10 times with a hacksaw blade an 2 bends and it is now low profile readt..sanded qwik w/dremel and perfect...

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  • David A.
  • 3/18/2015 9:26:12 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: more than 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat card while it worked-

Pros: Excellent low profile card for photo editing..

Cons: Asus RMA service NO GOOD!!

Other Thoughts: I purchased an Asus R7-240 series that is still in warranty...Now dead.
Sent it back for RMA about 3 weeks ago...
Now I'm on my fourth hour long phone call with no resolve.
I will stop buying their product, and go over to another company.
I don't know who, but it can't be any worse...I'M DONE

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/11/2015 12:36:50 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year

2 out of 5 eggsASUS R7240-2GD3-L Radeon R7 240

Pros: Affordable, Simple Install

Cons: Not Much Improvement

Other Thoughts: I did not see much improvement. Rendering graphics in Photoshop 3D can take 15-30 mins and some times longer pending detail and resolution

If you need one, get it. But if you are upgrading, keep shopping

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

I certainly understand your concern with regards to the product that you have. I would like to personally assist you about this matter. Kindly email at and place case # N150343830 in the subject line for a reference to your case.

ASUS Customer Loyalty is dedicated in helping you and all other ASUS customers.

Thank you for choosing ASUS.

ASUS Customer Loyalty

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  • Hussam K.
  • 3/7/2015 3:16:22 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggsGreat card

Pros: This card is amazing for the price. I can run games like bf4, farcry 4, league and much more with med/high settings.

Cons: None.

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  • Aleksandr R.
  • 1/9/2015 9:12:08 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGood Graphics

Pros: Can run games on high (BF4), and never failed even when boosted up.

Cons: No sound in some games.

Other Thoughts: When I bought this card, it worked great, but the sound did not work on some games, and I have Gigabyte motherboard with fx-4300 processor. AMD motherboard and AMD graphics card should match, right? Recently I bought another video card (nvidia), and those games that had sound not working, apparently began to work just fine. So, my advice to all is to mismatch graphics cards with motherboards, AMD->nvidia gpu, Intel->AMD gpu.

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  • Thomas P.
  • 11/4/2014 8:22:11 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsBEWARE

Pros: Asus brand, reputation, well-built,

Cons: Beware: PCI 3 only.
NOT: backwards compatible with PCI 2
SUPPORTED only: Intel Ivy Bridge third-gen CPU or newer, AMD Kaveri 7000 series or newer.
Some older might work, but I haven't come across any, which is surprising, Dell, Gateway, emachines, Acer, various PCI 2 machines not supported.

Other Thoughts: I bought 2 on sale, without 1st checking the reviews. Big mistake. The problem was right there in the reviews, but as usual you assume you know better. Long story short, I didn't.

I have 20+ computers, various brands, they only worked in the PCI 3 machines, so after a year of being paperweights. Maybe I'll put them in an Ivy Bridge with Subpar integrated graphics, Celeron, Pentium, "dual core Ivy Bridge without hyperthreading"

100 percent. My mistake. So take the three-star rating with a grain of salt as it's not based on the actual graphics capability.

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  • danielle P.
  • 11/2/2014 6:53:07 AM
  • Tech Level: Low
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDoesn't work.

Pros: I put it into the express slot on my motherboard turn it on, Nothing on the monitor. I double checked all my wiring. I'm sending this back, for a refund. If you want a good graphics card get a Nivida card. First time getting a ASUS graphics card, and its a horrible.

Cons: Doesn't work.

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  • Henry H.
  • 9/4/2014 6:00:20 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat for smaller power supplies

Pros: Low profile bracket included
overall compact size (not too long)
Decent gaming performance
Works fine with my 220-watt power supply

Cons: Wasn't free

Other Thoughts: I was searching for an entry level gaming card that would work with the 220-watt PS of my new Acer Aspire AXC-115-UR20 desktop. It has an E-2 6110 quad core processor at 1.5 GHz that only draws 15 watts. In addition to requiring a low profile card that only takes up one slot width, it had to be short enough to avoid hitting the USB 3 connector on the motherboard. This Asus card fulfills all those requirements.

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  • Paul H.
  • 7/29/2014 4:57:01 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGood Upgrade Card

Pros: If you want to upgrade an older home/ home office machine, this is probably your best bet. While it says a 400W power supply is required, my 300W supply does just fine. Nor does this card require a separate power input. We got this for my gamer son and he is completely happy with the frame rate he is getting on his online games. I'm sure this isn't enough for the state of the art, high end games but for upgrading a basic computer, this card hits the right performance vs price ratio. No issue with drivers either and very easy install.

Cons: None

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  • Kerian D.
  • 5/1/2014 1:13:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDVI-D is lame

Pros: Works fine for one monitor on newer motherboards.

Cons: Doesn't work on some motherboards because it's PCI-e 3 only.

I didn't notice that this was DVI-D only. For those who aren't aware, this cripples the ability to use two VGA monitors without an expensive adapter. ASUS seems to be the only on doing this and its a lame move that trades profit for functionality.

The stupid bundled game package also cripples my exchange ability, because it reduces my refund to half the cost of the card. I will be more skeptical and investigative in the future, and unlikely to go with ASUS for a GPU again.

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