AMD 270x, Sappphire or MSI Edition?

  RiverSaron 20:21 07 Jun 2014

I was thinking about purchasing a new graphics card and was very keen on getting the AMD 270x but did not know what edition to get! I did not know whether to get Sapphire or MSI, could you help me with that? Please? Links here :

Sapphire Dual-X Radeon R9 270X OC 2GB GDDR5 Graphics Card with Boost :

click here

  RiverSaron 20:22 07 Jun 2014

And the second one:

MSI R9 270X GAMING 2048 MB:

click here

  rdave13 20:27 07 Jun 2014

Being an 'overclocking' novice and wishing my hardware to last forever I wouldn't have gone for the overclocked one. Just my humble opinion.

  RiverSaron 20:53 07 Jun 2014

What one is the overclocked one?

  RiverSaron 21:00 07 Jun 2014

The MSI One?

  rdave13 21:06 07 Jun 2014

Yes, have a look at the Amazon link where you green ticked the post.

Sorry for late reply no email notification happened. Bit of a quirk on this site. From the MSI description,

" •Advanced Twin Frozr Iv •Pre Overclocked Performance •Gaming App - Easy Tune, Easy Play •Military Class Component •New Super Ferrite Chokes "

  RiverSaron 21:15 07 Jun 2014

Is that the only difference between them?

  rdave13 21:30 07 Jun 2014

The Sapphire is 17 squids cheaper and not overclocked. Dimensions vary a little bit. MSI has military components??

User wattage is lower on the MSI possibly, though if this is due to overclocking I would be very surprised. Overclocking means more power usage usually, hence more cooling is needed.

Up to you but I'd go for the Sapphire one.

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