PowerColor Radeon R7 250 - AMD Center Giveawayby Anand Lal Shimpi on March 21, 2014 2:00 PM EST
The month of Radeon R7 250 giveaways continues! Last week we chose three winners for a stack of MSI Radeon R7 250s, and this week AMD is giving us three more - this time courtesy of PowerColor - to give away.
Lately there's been a lot of excitement around value video cards. Part of it is due to the simple fact that for low resolution gaming, you can generally approximate the experience of a modern game console with fairly low end hardware.
Late last year AMD announced its Radeon R7 250, an Oland based part priced at $89 for the value discrete market. The R7 250 also serves as an interesting Dual Graphics/CrossFire option for Kaveri users looking to increase the performance of their processor graphics.
AMD wants to give a bunch of these R7 250s away to users who can really use them. This week we're giving away three Radeon R7 250s from MSI to three lucky readers.
Here's the deal. To enter, simply post a comment below (US residents only, please only make a single post, contest requirements below) explaining your current PC setup and why you want, or need to win a Radeon R7 250. What I'm looking for here is an understanding of what your current system configuration is, why the Radeon R7 250 matters you and how you'd use it. Make your entries good as they may come in handy for some other stuff we've got planned in the future. If your entry from last time still applies, feel free to re-use it.
If you win, AMD wants your feedback on the GPU after you get it. You'll be asked to provide a short review (a paragraph or two, or video if you'd like) talking about your experience with the card. Do a good job and your feedback may even be featured on AnandTech.
|AMD Radeon R7 250 Specifications|
|AMD Radeon R7 250|
|Memory Clock||4.6GHz GDDR5|
|Memory Bus Width||128-bit|
|Typical Board Power||65W|
|Manufacturing Process||TSMC 28nm|
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Mistororange - Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - linkMe wants lots
matex11 - Thursday, March 27, 2014 - linkaww man, i just found this site like 20 min ago, I really needed this cause I just bout all the parts to my new desktop but I couldn't afford the graphics card. I have to use a really old 512mb Nvidia card from like 2001 just to use the computer. If only I had been a few hours sooner
MB: Asus M5A99FX PRO2.0
CPU: AMD FX8350 Black edition
RAM: 16Gb 1600mhz patriot viper
Case: Rosewill Blackhawk
GPU: Geforce 6200
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