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New cardL Radeon RX 560

This week at last I received the new video card: an XFX Radeon RX 560. I actually wanted an MSI, the OC model, but my friend decided to buy elsewhere. I have to say that the card really scared me, it's auto load sensing system halts the fan when the load/temperature is low. Son, when I installed the official driver, the fan stopped. Had to ask a lot and try in other PC to notice that it was the intended behavior.

The perfomance is not exceptional, of course, I was aware of that before testing it. The 560 is not a high end card, and it's 4Gb memory is a bit more than it really needs. All I can do now I couldn't with my old R7 250 is that I can play at full HD resolution with quality settings at medium or high, depending on the game, and reach 40 FPS.

The good news is that also I will upgrade CPU, motherboard and RAM, but still, will keep some money for a future card. My plans are to replace the 560 in a year or so with something much better.

Also,  a friend of mine fixed an old Xbox controller, so I now have a controller! Good to avoid using mouse on some games and protect my wrist.

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