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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yourdayga - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkTHIS WOULD GIVE THE OLD COMPUTER A KICK START IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION.
sbaker57 - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkSweeeeeet!
sbaker57 - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkwhat
iresh - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkPlease, please, please.....pick me!
macivanhoe - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkIt's a go for me also !
LordMikal - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkI'd love to do a review on this card.
mloftus - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkYes plz and thank you
Neusaric - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkI WANT IT!
Eric5198 - Friday, March 28, 2014 - linkI want it!
noctagala - Saturday, March 29, 2014 - linkI would actually give this to a buddy of mine who desperately needs a new graphics card if I won. He is slowly putting together a gaming machine on a tight budget, running a gigabyte MB, not sure exactly which it was, but it had the 1150 socket, an i5 4670k, 8 gigs of 1866 patriot black mamba ram, one small SSD right now to get him started with an older Seagate barracuda for a data drive. Currently, he has an older card of mine that I gave to him; a radeon 5750. That's pretty much it, he would love the newer card lol