Gigabyte released Radeon R9 270X (GV-R927XOC-2GD) graphics card with WindForce 3X cooler and 4GB of GDDR5 graphics memory. Memory runs at 1400 MHz (5600 MHz effective) clock and is connected to GPU via 256-bit bus. GPU core runs at 1050 MHz base clock and boosts up to 1110 MHz. Other specifications remain identical to reference AMD Radeon R9 270X.
Gigabyte GV-R927XOC-2GD features UltraDurable design with 2oz copper PCB, Japanese solid capacitors, Tier 1 Samsung or Hynix memory, Lower RDS MOSFETs and ferrite core chockes. Card is fed through two 6-pin PCI-E connectors. WindForce 3X cooling system is composed of a thin heatsink made up of three separate parts connected with copper heatpipes and ventilated by three inclined fans. Display connectivity includes Dual-link DVI-I, DVI-D, HDMI and DisplayPort. Card should receive a price premium of about $50 over 2GB model, putting it at about $250 price point.