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MSI R9 270X HAWK Radeon R9 270X 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

  • 1280 Stream Processors
  • 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5
  • PCI Express 3.0
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Combing excellent cooling and overclocking performance, the MSI R9 270X HAWK is the next graphics card you need. This card is built around 1280 stream processors, with 2GB/256bit GDDR5 memory clocked at an incredible 5600MHz effective memory frequency. With the new Microsoft DirectX 11.2 support, it produces amazingly beautiful graphics and lifelike environmental interaction in your games. Moreover, games enabled with the optimized Mantle speak the language of GCN architecture to unlock revolutionary performance and image quality. Active Phase Switching (APS) intelligently adjusts electricity supply to save energy. Military Class components, with advanced Twin Froza IV thermal design, allow you to game with full confidence. An array of advanced AMD technology – including AMD Eyefinity, AMD HD3D, and AMD CrossFire – offers you more than one way to elevate your gaming experience.

  • newegg Active Phase Switching MSI’s Active Phase Switching increases efficiency by disabling unneeded Power Phases in low power demand situations.
  • newegg ADVANCED THERMAL DESIGN The Twin Froza IV thermal design delivers best-in-class cooling capability you can rely on in demanding use. Dual 10cm PWM fans with Propeller Blade technology generate more airflow than traditional fans. Airflow Control technology deflects more airflow directly to the heatpipe, and increases the area of the heatsink.
  • newegg MILITARY CLASS COMPONENTS Military Class 4 is the next step in high-quality components. The Hi-c Cap, new SFC, and Solid CAPs make sure that your graphics card runs more stably under extreme conditions. This graphics card is certified for MIL-STD-810G standards to ensure the best stability and quality.
  • newegg Triple overvoltage Triple overvoltage support allows adjustment of GPU, memory, and PLL voltages via the Afterburner, so that the full potential of the graphics card can be released. The V-Check Points feature permits easy GPU, memory, and PLL monitoring via a multi-meter.
  • newegg MICROSOFT DIRECTX 11.2 SUPPORT AMD Radeon R9 280X video card supports the new DIRECTX 11.2 which brings a host of new features to improve performance in your games and graphics app. The DIRECTX 11.2 offers HLSL shader linking, Inbox HLSL compiler, GPU overlay support, DirectX tiled resources, and more. Bring new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and get top-notch performance.
  • newegg AMD Eyefinity 2.0 technology AMD Eyefinity 2.0 Technology makes up to six independent display outputs simultaneously for an expanded and immersive field of view. It supports stereo 3D and universal bezel compensation.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years


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  • Kevin R.
  • 4/21/2015 3:05:26 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgood swap

Pros: went right, in replacing an older MSI vid card, faster, more memory, good value.

Since this card and the old one were Radeon's was functional even before putting this cards drivers, no extreme magnification or tile scrambling.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: I do prefer a single beefy fan and grill, less to go wrong, a personal choice, MSI has never let me down so I feel safe with this purchase, my old card will wind up in another machine.

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  • Anonymous
  • 4/19/2015 4:25:04 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsDidn't work

Pros: Very stylish and looks awesome. MSI makes a great GPU the quality of the materials used was great.

Cons: I couldn't get the card to work. Would only show up as generic display. Couldn't get Catalyst drivers to work right. Put in my older 5950 radeon and it worked fine. Put in this card and it's a black screen. Flashed Bios on it same problem. Reloaded OS W7 and same problems. I gave up and took it back and went green. I've had an Asus 270x with absolutely no problems so I'm not sure what's going on here with this card.

Other Thoughts: I really wanted this card to work but I couldn't figure it out. Too bad I got it at a great price from Newegg.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,
Based on the symptom you reported, we suggest you checking following steps below since many reasons can cause the situation like this ,
1. Check and make sure that power are connected correctly and firmly.
2. Check your other major hardware’s (memory, video card, CPU and power supply) to ensure that they are not the cause of the issue.
3. if possible verify the video card on another working system, to check.
4. If you need further assistant, please feel free to contact our technical support department directly at 626.271.1004 from M to F, 6am to 6pm Pacific standard Time.

Best Regards,
MSI Review Team | usreview@msi.com

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  • Anonymous
  • 3/20/2015 10:48:46 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat video card!

Pros: Looks great, great speed, good over clocking headroom, runs cool

Cons: I'm not crazy about the blue LEDs, but not enough to dock an egg.

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  • tracey d.
  • 3/14/2015 12:49:36 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day

5 out of 5 eggscomputer won't recognize card?

Pros: for everyone who bought this card and ask why won;t my computer recognize this card,possibly you may not have uninstalled drivers and software from previous VGA card.try this first before you RMA,it might help.Oh and be sure to restart your PC before installing new card after you uninstall all drivers and related software from previous cards

Cons: none,just a heads up

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/24/2014 5:59:58 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

5 out of 5 eggsBUY IT!

Pros: This card is great all i can say is wow! First off the card is good looking and very sturdy thanks to that back plate but I payed for performance, and it goes beyond my expectations. On bf3 multiplayer at stock speeds I never dip below 55fps and have seen it hit 100fps! I can imagine the results will be similar in bf4 too. Its a great overclocker too I can get the memory to 1600mhz and the core clock to 1225mhz no problem thanks afterburn. The temps are great to I can turn the fans up to 60% without hearing it over my case fans and it never goes over 45^C when overclocked and even lower at stock speeds.

Cons: Don't have enough money for two.

Other Thoughts: Overall a great bang for your buck and you shouldn't look elsewhere for the $250 range. I cant say anything for neweggs shipping service as i just bought from a local store. I can see myself in the near future buying a second and demolishing any game I can think of. I had an issue when i first got it as windows would not recognize the card no matter what and I couldn't download drivers or anything so I reloaded windows and problem solved, this isn't a con as windows had booting issues and so on before so it wasn't the cards fault.

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  • Anonymous
  • 1/10/2014 12:44:05 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsHad to RMA the card

Pros: Compact card for a 270x, so it fits most cases.
Stays very cool, 59.0C at full load.
Attractive Design.
Color matches my MSI Z77 MPOWER BIG BANG Motherboard

Cons: Price

Other Thoughts: The MSI Hawk card that NewEgg sent me caused my PC system to crash mere minutes after bootup, often even within seconds. Had to RMA.

I suspect this card was returned before by someone else because it had no plastic shrink wrap around the box and I noticed the box had a scissor cut, but who really knows. After RMA it took over three weeks before I received a new one.

The new one is working fine so far.

Manufacturer Response:

Dear Valued Customer,

We apologize for the issues that you are having with this product.

If you have not go through troubleshooting yet, then feel free to contact our tech support team for assistance at 626.271.1004 from M to F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Time.
If you have gone through troubleshooting and confirmed the symptom, then please kindly visit the URL below to set up a RMA for warranty service.
http://service.msicomputer.com/msi_user/rma_form_new.aspx

Required Information:
1. Full name (first, and last)
2. Telephone #
3. Physical address (No PO box)
4. Email address
5. Serial number (located on the box, or the back of VGA card, eg 602-xxxx-xxxBxxxxxxxxxx)
6. Please write clear details about symptoms you are having onto the Special Remark section.

Once your information and warranty are verified by the system then you will get a RMA# immediately.
You will receive a RMA email which indicates the turn-around time as well as ship-to address.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding the product or special requests, received the unit back from RMA but are still having issues, please do not hesitate to call us or email us directly and we will be more than happy to assist you, thank you.
Tech Support Line: 626-271-1004 (M to F, 6am to 6pm Pacific Time)
Tech Support Email: usreview@msi.com

Best Regards,
MSI Review Team | usreview@msi.com

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  • Andrew K.
  • 1/8/2014 2:39:26 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Value, Great Price, Great Card

Pros: Keeps cool and quiet under heavy load. The backplate is a great addition for a "budget card". I put this in my first build, and frankly wasn't expecting much. Most reviews say it's a rebranded 7850 GHz edition, but MSI put an overclock on it and gave you head room to OC it even further. With everything maxed on the card, it's pushing 7950 GHz edition specs easily. I don't have one complaint and plan to get another for crossfire.

Cons: No cons as of yet, great job MSI!

Other Thoughts: My Specs:

AMD 6300 Vischera CPU
MSI 970A-G46 mobo
MSI 270X HAWK GPU
Corsair Vengeance 8GB RAM
WD Black 1TB HDD

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  • James K.
  • 1/1/2014 11:34:15 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Upgrade

Pros: Great bang for buck. Immediate and obvious results when gaming over prior card.

Cons: None.

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  • Hector A.
  • 12/24/2013 6:47:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome

Pros: -Great upgrade from my HD 5870.

-Runs current games (Skyrim modded, Planetside 2) at ultra settings and doesnt dip below 30 fps.

-Runs cool and quite even at full load.

Cons: -None

Other Thoughts: I got it before the Battlefield 4 promotion =(

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  • Charles W.
  • 12/20/2013 6:22:15 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsgames like a boss

Pros: This card is up for the challenge

Cons: none

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