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MSI R9 270 (Graphics Card, 2GB GDDR5, DVI/HDMI/Display Port)

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MSI R9 270 (Graphics Card, 2GB GDDR5,  DVI/HDMI/Display Port)
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Updated: 24/02/2016 17:04

Review of Linux Compatibility

The MSI R9 270 bases on the AMD Radeon R9 270 chipset and is equipped with 2GB GDDR5 RAM. The card is automatically recognized by the Linux kernel:

01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Curacao PRO [Radeon R9 270] [1002:6811]
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:3050]
	Kernel driver in use: fglrx_pci
01:00.1 Audio device [0403]: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI] Cape Verde/Pitcairn HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 7700/7800 Series] [1002:aab0]
	Subsystem: Micro-Star International Co., Ltd. [MSI] Device [1462:aab0]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel

and supported by the proprietary fglrx_pci Linux kernel module as driver. With this driver, the 3D acceleration of the X-Server can be used:

(II) LoadModule: "fglrx"
(II) Loading /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/xorg/extra-modules/modules/drivers/fglrx_drv.so
(II) Module fglrx: vendor="FireGL - AMD Technologies Inc."
	compiled for 1.4.99.906, module version = 14.20.7
	Module class: X.Org Video Driver
...
(II) AMD Proprietary Linux Driver Version Identifier:14.20.7
(II) AMD Proprietary Linux Driver Release Identifier: UNSUPPORTED-14.201.1006.1002
(II) AMD Proprietary Linux Driver Build Date: Sep  2 2014 10:14:55

Identified Hardware Configurations (2 Results)

This hardware component was used by Linux users under the following system configurations. These results were collected by our LHG Scan Tool:
Distribution
Kernel
Rating
Scan Date
ALT Linux 4.4.2-un-def-alt1 - 27/02/2016
Ubuntu 14.10 3.16.0-28-generic - 08/01/2015

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