AMD Center Giveaway: ASUS Radeon R7 250by Anand Lal Shimpi on February 20, 2014 9:00 AM EST
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 (we'll have a look at this later this month).
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 ASUS 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|
Entries will be accepted from 9:00 AM ET on 2/20/2014 through 9:00 AM ET on 2/27/2014. We will draw 3 winner(s) who will be selected by 3/1/2014.
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danjw - Thursday, February 20, 2014 - linkSure, if you are going to force it on me. ;-)
wiz329 - Thursday, February 20, 2014 - linkyep
UnlikelyKiller - Friday, February 21, 2014 - linkwould be cool
Qubix - Thursday, February 20, 2014 - linkAt this point, I just want to win something. I could actually upgrade the card in my kids computer with this.
Ammohunt - Friday, February 21, 2014 - linkThats my thought as well my sons rig is in desperate need of a new video card and my daughters machine needs the GTX650 hand me down from his.
JLWTechV - Friday, February 21, 2014 - linkWhy would you replace a GTX 650 with a r7 250?
The GTX 650 is the faster card
Keller.jeff - Thursday, February 20, 2014 - linkDoes it help if we beg?
quadrivial - Thursday, February 20, 2014 - linkcount me in
skytech76 - Friday, February 21, 2014 - linkYep, enter me in
kelnas - Saturday, February 22, 2014 - linkI'm in too