Radeon R9 280
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67 FPS
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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
104 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
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Release Price
$279.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
240GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
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DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
827 MHz
Boost Clock
933 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
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8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon R9 280 Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280 is a high-end graphics card based on the second revision of the Graphics Core Next architecture.
It packs a Tahiti PRO2 Core and features 1792 Shader Processing Units, 112 TMUs and 32 ROPs, on a 384-bit memory interface. While the central unit runs at 827MHz and goes up to 933MHz, in Turbo Mode, the memory clock operates at 1250MHz.
The Tahiti PRO2 is a revision of the Tahiti PRO seen on Radeon HD 7950 and that was first used on Radeon HD 7950 Boost Edition.
Radeon R9 280 is slightly higher clocked than its predecessor but expect exactly the same performance and rated board TDP. Thus, the card is suited for 1080p gaming but will have trouble at higher resolutions with some modern demanding games and GeForce GTX 760 is still faster.


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dudewithafez's Rig
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gtx 760 is not faster, fix the info plz.

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eddyman24's Rig
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Going to upgrade to this card. My 6970 is starting to show its age.

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m3rv4n's Rig
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in the description it says that GeForce GTX 760 is still faster, but if you compare the cards, the 280 is 2% faster. Why?

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Wertklis's Rig
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is there a mistake ? it says it costs 279€ but I think it should be 179€ I can't imagine that this card costs nearly 300€

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in germany like 165 -185eur…price are not everywhere the same

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you think that this card cost 100$ more in America ?

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dont know but sure in america you can get cheap also depends where you buy in first place on ebay or similar you will pay obvious less

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I saw an MSI Radeon R9 270X that cost $239 in Australia and $329 in the US. So yeah, $90 more.

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hmm r9 270x cost 239 i think that was relise price when gpu was relised but now it cost like 150eur here in germany i got my 270x for 200eur its allready year and half old

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My card is just 27% worse than this :D

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I am thinking of buying this card for my current PC that has a AMD Athlon X4 760K, does anyone have the combo? Is the 280 still worth the $180?

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Will my cpu be a significant bottleneck? And my psu is only 400w but it says max power is 200w would my psu be enough? Its a soly tech sl-f400

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I woulg go with better PSU 500W branded just in case and about the tower I do not know

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If I buy this card will my CPU bottleneck it on stock speed or should I go with r9 270x

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Would i be able to play most games on ultra with this graphics card

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2 more ram this card and u are good to go :) for high/ultra

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Can I play games like GTA V / Far Cry 4 on ultra with my PC?

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most likely high-ultra on that res

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