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MSI R7 265 2GD5 OC 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

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  • 1024 Stream Processors
  • 2GB 256-Bit GDDR5
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The MSI R7 265 2GD5 OC is powered by an AMD Radeon R7 265, the latest AMD GPU designed to take your gaming to the next level. Based on AMD generation GCN architecture and boasting support for DirectX 11.2, the Radeon R7 265 is built to play the very latest games with perfectly smooth action, even at higher resolutions. New AMD Eyefinity Technology allows you to build three-monitor environment through just two DVI and one HDMI ports without connecting a DisplayPort, which is required in HD 7000 series. AMD PowerTune technology redefines the nature of performance, giving you the performance you need when you need it. A rich set of AMD innovative technologies is included, such as App Acceleration, AMD ZeroCore, and AMD HD3D technology. With these technology advancements, you'll get more than one way to elevate your gaming experience.

This model is BIOS overclocked to 955 MHz Boost Clock (925MHz for reference design) for smoother gameplay. Along with MSI's exclusive Propeller Blade technology and Military Class Components, you can game with full confidence in the most demanding situations.

  • newegg Propeller Blade Technology The large 10cm fan ensures silent yet efficient cooling. MSI's exclusive Propeller Blade technology delivers 20% more airflow and a 50% larger cooling area to remove heat more quickly and efficiently.
  • newegg Military Class Components This MSI graphics card adopts new SFC and all-solid caps, and meets MIL-STD-810G standard to ensure the best stability and quality.
  • newegg Afterburner Co-developed by MSI and Rivatuner, MSI releases the ultimate graphics card utility “Afterburner”. This utility enables all MSI graphics cards users to boost performance and to monitor all kinds of critical information in real time. The latest version also supports in-game video recording for easy share and wireless control by Android/iOS handheld devices.
  • newegg Mantle There’s optimization, and then there’s Mantle. Games enabled with Mantle speak the language of GCN architecture to unlock revolutionary performance and image quality.
  • newegg AMD App Acceleration Improve performance of everyday tasks such as Web browsing, office applications, and video rendering.
  • newegg AMD PowerTune technology Enables intelligent power monitoring to enable higher clock speeds and better performance in your favorite games.

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Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great GPU, no complaints, look foward to the longer DirectX support/updates than the competitors.

Pros: I dig the software with AMD's cards, and better historical support of DirectX future updates.
Runs great with Windows 10 Pro 64 and Linux 64 Ubuntu & Mint.

Cons: None.

Other Thoughts: Just take into account the space needed in your PC.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
3/ 5
Alright Product for the Money

Pros: It is a great card for a beginners machine

Cons: Not worth the value

Other Thoughts: I would have at the time if I knew more to purchase another card like a GTX 960 for just 40 more dollars and been satisfied.

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Ownership: more than 1 year
Verified Owner
1/ 5
Good card when it worked

Pros: Upgraded from a 6750 to this card and the difference was amazing. Got it at a steal of a price

Cons: Only worked for about 3 months so i had to go back to my 6750. Expected to get much better life out of the card

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There is "no" known issue with our MSI video card. If you have any question or concern regarding our MSI video card you purchased, Please do not hesitate to contact us directly by email at usreview@msi.com or by phone at 626.271.1004 M-F, 9AM-6PM PST. We will be more than happy to assist you.

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
More Juice Less Power

Pros: Are You Kidding Me? ---> $100.99 shipped..WoW !
Extended 30 Newegg Warranty
Trusted Brand
More powerful then a locomotive

Cons: Newegg is OUT.....I may have bought the last one
Ya snooze Ya lose

Other Thoughts: I replaced the 6870 (now in the wife's computer) in my backup Win 8.1 box with this.
It cost less then half what I paid for a 6870
It uses less power (only one six pin power needed) and out performs the 6870
The price was crazy good.
If you want to play Doom 15 with this card you maybe out of luck but for an occasional gamer...it's great
Thanks Newegg

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Excellent low power solution

Pros: Got this to upgrade from a Radeon HD 6870, which was long in the tooth and used way too much power (2x6-pin PCIe) for the mediocre performance with today's games. I appreciated the much shorter length (8 inches vs 11 inches) and use of a single 6-pin PCIe cable. My framerate jumped about 80% in most games and this graphics card is a lot cooler. Idle at 30C, load at 52C.

Cons: None

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Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great Value

Pros: 256bit memory bus
Can handle 1080p gaming in most modern titles with Med/High settings at 60fps
Quiet fan under 35%
Very good performance per dollar. 750TI is better for strictly low heat/power scenarios but if you have the power supply , room and average air flow then the 265x at $95 AR is the best deal easy. The next best card was a 270x for $133 AR.

Cons: A bit larger than my MSI TwinFrozr III
Runs about 5c hotter than current 7850
The heatsink is average in effectiveness, higher fan speed doesn't make a massive dent on lower temps compared to the better designed TwinFrozr III from 1.5yrs ago.
Basic cooler design, nothing special. Wouldn't be my first choice for small low air flow cases.

Other Thoughts: I compared my current MSI 7850 to this 265x using only Tomb Raider benchmark tool running to a 1080p LG TV. Room temps were about 72F and it was tested in a Antec 900 case with only 3 case fans on a very low speed setting.

Temps
7850 - 28-30c idle
265x - 33-35c idle

Peak Temps under gaming with a quiet fan speed (30-40%)
7850 65c
265x 72c

Tomb Raider Benchmark - Mostly Ultra settings
7850 51.1fps
265x 53.5fps

Power Draw was nearly identical within 5-10watts from simple monitor on a Kill A Watt meter during benchmark.

I like the 265x design for a possible fan replacement down the road. It appears it would hold a good quiet 120mm fan relatively easy if the factory fan goes bad. Can't say the same for the TwinFrozer 7850.

When the time came to help a friend on a budget buy the best card in the $50-100 range I ended up researching performance per dollar back to the same tech I bought for my media PC over a 1.5 years ago. Just with a new name and higher factory clock speeds. TDP went from 130watt (7850) to 150watt(265x) but my Kill O watt meter really showed less than 10watts during gaming.

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Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
Verified Owner
5/ 5
Great Card, Great price

Pros: The price is great.
It runs all my games perfectly.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: This card won't run the newest games at ultra settings and 60 fps. But if you aren't wanting to spend much money, this card is awesome. It maxes out most of my steam games and League of Legends. It's a better price than the 750ti (typically) and I just have thoroughly been pleased with my purchase.

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Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
Verified Owner
5/ 5

Pros: Pretty fast card for the price quiet fan and looks well built big fan of Msi.

Cons: Amd's drivers aren't that much better than Ati's were

Other Thoughts: Bought this card to replace a 5770 that i had which wasn't quite fast enough to play Dying light this one does at medium settings at 1368 by 720. Thats pretty impressive considering thats an Unreal 4 engine game and im only ruining a 3ghz Amd tri core cpu with 4 gigs of ram.Also played Left for dead maxed out looks nice and Bioshock looked good too. The one game that gives it a run for its money is Crysis 3 of course that game does it to any video card. For the budget consumer Amds got the edge at the moment . For someone on a budget this is a pretty sweet card and only requires a 500 watt psu. New egg and Msi you Rock!

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