AMD Radeon R9 370X Specifications Revealed – Radeon R9 270X Rebranded Graphics Card

AMD launched their Radeon 300 series cards in June and looks like new cards are going to be introduced in the lineup really soon. AMD has separated their GPU lineups into two families, the Radeon 300 series include cores that are derived from the previous generation 200 series with small refinements to power management. Other than the 300 series is the Fiji lineup which includes four cards, the Radeon R9 Fury X, Radeon R9 Fury, Radeon R9 Nano and Radeon R9 Fury X2.

AMD Radeon R9 370X Revealed To Be A Radeon R9 270X Rebrand

The latest news for the Radeon 300 series is that it will be getting a new card which is known as the Radeon R9 370X. Currently, the Radeon R7 370 that launched last month, is based on the Trinidad Pro graphics core which is a new name for the Pitcairn Pro core. The next card in this line will be the Radeon R9 370X which is going to feature the Trinidad XT graphics core. It was thought that the left-out X variants in the R7 360, R7 370 and R9 380 lineup would be feature major differences compared to their Pro GPU based variants but it seems like AMD is going to reuse their previous generation cores for the Radeon R9 370X as GPU-z shots by Expreview reveal that the sample they received for the Radeon R9 370X is essentially a rebrand of the Radeon R9 270X graphics card.

Coming to the specifications, the Trinidad XT based Radeon R7 370X graphics card will feature 1280 stream processors, 80 TMUs and 32 ROPs. Since the GPU is the same as Pitcairn XT, we are looking at a 212mm2 die that houses 2.8 Billion transistors. The Radeon R7 370X card comes with a clock speed of 1180 MHz and a memory clock of 1400 MHz (QDR) which pumps out 179.2 GB/s bandwidth. Memory is featured across a 256-bit bus and we can expect both 2 GB and 4 GB variants of this card. The core clocks for this specific model that was acquired by Expreview are based off a factory overclocked model so the reference models might stick with the same speeds as the Radeon R9 270X which were 1000 MHz (base) and 1050 MHz (boost). The card will get power through dual 6-Pin connectors on reference models with a TDP around 150W.

Image Credits: Expreview

Pricing hasn't been confirmed but with the Radeon R7 370 (Trinidad Pro) selling for $149 US and the Radeon R9 380 (Tonga Pro) selling for $199 US, we can see the Radeon R9 370X retail for a price around $179 US. The card will be available in custom models at launch and even 4 GB models. The Radeon R9 370X will become a decent 1080p card as it seems to pack enough power to play games at the mentioned resolution and will do so with a decent price. It seems like more X-models will appear in the months ahead along with the imminent launch of the Radeon R9 Nano in August.

AMD Radeon 300 Series Specifications:

Graphics CardGPUCU / SPGPU/Memory Clock SpeedMemoryInterfaceMemory BandwidthTDPPricing
R9 390XGrenada XT44 / 28161050/1500 MHz8GB GDDR5 512-bit384 GB/s275W$429 US
R9 390Grenada Pro40 / 25601000/1500 MHz4-8GB GDDR5512-bit384 GB/s275W$299-$329 US
R9 380XAntigua XT32/2048970/1425 MHz4 GB GDDR5256-bit182 GB/s190W$229-$249 US
R9 380Antigua Pro28 / 1792970/1425 MHz4GB GDDR5256-bit182 GB/s190W$199 US
R9 370XTrinidad XT20 / 12801000/1400 MHz4 GB GDDR5256-bit179 GB/s180W$179 US
R7 370Trinidad Pro16 / 1024975/1400MHz4GB GDDR5256-bit179 GB/s110W$149 US
R7 360Tobago Pro12 / 7681050/1625 MHz2 GB GDDR5128-bit104 GB/s100W$109 US
R7 350Cape Verde XTL/Pro10 / 640
8 / 512
1000/1125 MHz2 GB GDDR5128-bit72.0 GB/s60-75W$89 US
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