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Reference Nvidia GTX 760 vs. MSI R9 270X GAMING 2G Edition

Hello guys.. I wanted to know that a reference Nvidia GTX 760 is better or a OC'ed MSI R9 270x gaming edition. Thanks in advance.
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  1. They have a very similar performance, and it depends on the game you're playing if you get more or less frames with one or another, but obviously the gtx is more powerful on most of the games and benchs, but it costs 40 dollars more. If I were you I would go to the gtx because the 40 extra dollars you pay are worth and nvidia cards are generally pretty good cards.
  2. non-reference 760> 270X.
    A non reference GTX 760's price isn't that far from a reference 760. What is your budget?
  3. Performance:
    The Gtx 760 performs about the same in most games @ 1080p. The R9 270X will do better in games with mantle support that is supposed to come in new games. For BF4 the 270X will do better

    Bottom line: Both cards will suit equally well

    Features:
    The r9 270x does have mantle. This could be useful in upcoming games.
    The r9 270x has a much much much better cooler on it for overclocking


    END ALL:
    Get the 270X if you will overclock
    Get the 760 if you are going to play at 1080p without overclocking
  4. Bugatti9449 said:
    Performance:
    The Gtx 760 performs about the same in most games @ 1080p. The R9 270X will do better in games with mantle support that is supposed to come in new games. For BF4 the 270X will do better

    Bottom line: Both cards will suit equally well

    Features:
    The r9 270x does have mantle. This could be useful in upcoming games.
    The r9 270x has a much much much better cooler on it for overclocking

    I personally think mantle now isn't useful, a friend who have a r9 270 has mantle in bf 4(the single representative game using mantle) and when he activates it he gets around 10 frames but the screen starts freezing and blurring every 5 seconds and the card performs and works well.
    So when mantle will be optimizated and start being used in some games, DirectX12 will be here giving the same performance as Mantle gives.


    END ALL:
    Get the 270X if you will overclock
    Get the 760 if you are going to play at 1080p without overclocking
  5. Gtx 760 is plain not worth it.. Even if it is 30-40$ still there is a difference! I'm betting you are on a budget, so you should save money where it doesn't matter. (It's like a few frames difference, you may fall short on AA or smth)
  6. I live in India. So a non-reference GTX 760 will cost up to the price of a R9 280X card.
  7. so then get a r9 280x
  8. Are there any r9 280 non X cards available in your country?
  9. TomasTheGamer said:
    Are there any r9 280 non X cards available in your country?

    Yes, but still it has the same price as the R9 280X. It's just about $20 more. And is R9 280 better than GTX 760 ?
  10. My Budget is $340.

    And here are prices of the cards in MY country:

    Asus AMD Radeon R9 270X DirectCUII TOP OC - $290

    Reference Nvidia GeForce GTX 760 - $325

    MSI AMD R9 280 Gaming 3 GB - $334

    Sapphire AMD/ATI Radeon R9 280X 3 GB - $370

    Sapphire AMD/ATI HD 7870 2GB DDR5 GHz Edition - $300

    Sapphire AMD/ATI HD 7950 3 GB - $365

    And I can go up to $370 if it is worth.
  11. for 370 u can buy an entry level 770
  12. Bugatti9449 said:
    for 370 u can buy an entry level 770

    GTX 770 price is $440 (In my country).
  13. Best answer
    R9 280 is not worth the difference over the R9 280X, the R9 280 can be oc'd to R9 280X performance, but the R9 280X can be OC'd way past that.

    The R9 280X is the best choice of GPU for you.
  14. yeag i agree with unknownofprob
  15. great choice, defiantly recommend it.
  16. unknownofprob said:
    great choice, defiantly recommend it.

    What would you reccomend for me:

    R9 280: 200EUROs
    R9 280X: 242EUROs
    R9 270: 165EUROs
    GTX760: 220EUROs
  17. TomasTheGamer said:
    unknownofprob said:
    great choice, defiantly recommend it.

    What would you reccomend for me:

    R9 280: 200EUROs
    R9 280X: 242EUROs
    R9 270: 165EUROs
    GTX760: 220EUROs


    R9 280 for the price in which you pay, but the R9 280X you will find to be better.
  18. TheTechSide said:
    Hello guys.. I wanted to know that a reference Nvidia GTX 760 is better or a OC'ed MSI R9 270x gaming edition. Thanks in advance.


    On a budget? Get the R9 270x.
    Looking for more power? Get the NVIDIA GTX 760.
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