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PowerColor Launches the Radeon HD 7730 1GB GDDR5 GPU

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PowerColor has launched the entry level Radeon HD 7730 1 GB GDDR5 GPU that aims to offer “the most cost-effective performance for every PC user.”

PowerColor has released the entry level Radeon HD 7730 1 GB GDDR5 graphics card (AX7730 1GBD5-HE) that features 384 stream processors, a core clock of 800 MHz and as indicated by the name, 1 GB of GDDR5 memory over a 128-bit interface that is clocked at 4500 MHz. With regards to outputs, the HD 7730 1 GB GDDR5 features dual-link DVI-D, D-Sub, HDMI 1.4a ports, and full support for AMD’s HD3D technology.

Though the company has yet to confirm the graphics card’s pricing or availability, it has announced that it will be introducing a number of HD 7730 series GPUs, including variants with 1 GB and 2 GB of DDR3 memory. Both these cards will also feature a core clock of 800 MHz, but will have memory clocks of 800 MHz and 1125 MHz, respectively.

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    Memnarchon , July 31, 2013 12:18 PM
    Price?
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    DjEaZy , July 31, 2013 12:55 PM
    ... will the DDR3 options combine with some APU's?
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    Cazalan , July 31, 2013 1:24 PM
    Overstock had a MSI version for $89.99

    http://www.overstock.com/Electronics/MSI-R7730-1GD5-Radeon-HD-7730-Graphic-Card-1-GPUs-800-MHz-Core/8185034/product.html?cid=202290&kid=9553000357392&track=pspla&ef_id=UflyKQAAAGmSCwgL:20130731202305:s
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    Cryio , July 31, 2013 1:37 PM
    I haven't yet seen any benches for this but I hope its performance is somewhere between the 7670 and the 7750?
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    fudoka711 , July 31, 2013 1:55 PM
    Just to nitpick (because I've been waiting anxiously for the 7730 to actually be available and am getting impatient), PowerColor hasn't actually launched it. They've only announced it. No one has actually launched it in the states. A launch implies you can go buy it -_-
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    Cazalan , July 31, 2013 2:18 PM
    Overstock had a MSI version for $89.99

    http://www.overstock.com/Electronics/MSI-R7730-1GD5-Radeon-HD-7730-Graphic-Card-1-GPUs-800-MHz-Core/8185034/product.html?cid=202290&kid=9553000357392&track=pspla&ef_id=UflyKQAAAGmSCwgL:20130731202305:s
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    anything4this , July 31, 2013 2:28 PM
    "Just to nitpick (because I've been waiting anxiously for the 7730" Why didn't you just get the 7750 like normal people would have done? (possibly within its price range, more or less 25$ more)
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    Martell1977 , July 31, 2013 4:36 PM
    So...is this a GCN card? Also, Is it its own card or a cut down/limited 7750?

    Looking forward to getting some technical details.
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    vern72 , July 31, 2013 5:04 PM
    I'm not a gamer so it's nice to see a modern one-slot graphics card.
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    cmartin011 , July 31, 2013 6:33 PM
    cut thru the bullshit when is the next series of ati cards coming out so bored with the reamped crap and nvidia news..
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    SuperGamerBoy , July 31, 2013 6:38 PM
    Alright then, when are you going to review it?
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    notsleep , July 31, 2013 7:03 PM
    too bad it won't work with nvidia's shield pc streaming service. :p 
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    Leamon , July 31, 2013 8:47 PM
    Over $70 and I'd just go with a 7770 w/ a rebate!
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    sarinaide , July 31, 2013 11:45 PM
    The HD7730 is the direct successor to the HD6670 in both DDR3 and DDR5 versions. Looking at a lot of APU motherboard vedor BIOS updates the all refer to a update pertaining to updated graphics support, these BIOS's allow certain FM2 boards to utilize the GCN based HD7750 in Dual Graphics and it does work, I wonder and am tempted to buy one of these cards to test out if that priciple works with these cards. Makes sense to as it has a noticable gain over the outgoing Turks cards.
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    Cataclysm_ZA , August 1, 2013 1:12 AM
    From what I've been told by sources, this is effectively a cut-down HD7790 and it'll be cheaper to make for AMD than the current HD6670. Its going to be more suited to Kaveri than the current Trinity and Richland chips, considering that dual graphics mode with the HD7750 doesn't work all that well.
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    digiex , August 1, 2013 6:11 AM
    Confirmed, price is the same as HD6670... Good.
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    K-Hype , August 8, 2013 3:38 PM
    How much does this cost and will this card overclock well?