Gigabyte Releases Three R9 200 Series BF4-Edition Cards

Gigabyte has released three special editions of its R9 200 series cards, namely versions of the card that come with keys for Battlefield 4 downloads through Origin.

The three cards that come with the key are the GV-R928XOC-3GD-GA, which is a Radeon R9-280X, the GV-R927XOC-2GD-GA, which is a Radeon R9-270X, and the GV-R927OC-2GD-GA, which is a lightly overclocked (50 MHz) R9-270.

Both the X-rated cards feature Gigabyte's triple fan WindForce coolers, which are capable of dissipating up to 450 W of heat, while the R9 270 features a dual-fan WindForce cooler.

Sorry, no WindForce cooled Radeon R9 290 or R9 290X just yet.

There was no word on pricing or availability, but expect a small premium over standard versions of the cards.

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  • vmem
    man, those GPU names: GV-R928XOC-3GD-GA

    I know what it is, but do you really expect the average joe to remember that?
  • houldendub
    Are AMD really still shooting themselves in the foot with such terrible coolers for the 290 and 290X??

    No! Nobody wants the blender strapped onto a GPU! Let the partners with good coolers come in for crying out loud! I would be tempted to swap back to team red had they done it off the bat, I guess they just hate money!
  • jenesuispasbavard
    I have the XFX R9 280X. Came from the very beginning with BF4, costs $300 (no premium), and is quiet and cool. Don't see why anyone would buy anything else to be honest.