Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Vapor-X 3GB OC Edition
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GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
137 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
34 GPixel/s
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2048
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Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
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4096x2160
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SLI/Crossfire
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3072 MB
Memory Speed
1550 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
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Memory Bandwidth
297.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
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950 MHz
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1070 MHz
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250 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
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1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
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Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Vapor-X 3GB OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Vapor-X 3GB OC Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280X.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system called "Vapor-X", which reduces the card's temperature under load, significantly and comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit that was increased from 850MHz to 950MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 1070MHz. Also, the operating memory clock is now of 1550MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 4% performance boost over the standard edition and so this card should offer identical performance to a GeForce GTX 770.


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Will the antec vp650w work for this card? I am gonna use fx 8320 (4.5ghz) with this and will I have enough wattage left for futureproofing?


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Sorry for not replying at short time.. But anyway, I'm using an XFX 650W and well… 3 HDD, 1 CD/DVD Reader, this hungry GPU, and my CPU OC'ed, almost 620W usage @ Full Load… I can't Overclock more my GPU because I'll run out of power for sure eheh

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I have an XFX TS 650W 80Plus Bronze… Does it handle well ? I've seen in many posts that it need at least 750W… But i think i have no problem with that… My GPU in almost every game is 99% load , but when comes to CPU itensive titles such as Total War Attila, AC Sindycate… I see bottleneck, but that's my CPU :S

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its right on there dont do some creazy OC you may ran out of power…. for an 290x would be more proper 750w paired with your cpu

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I don't think you would ever need anything more than 650 W for that rig.
See realtime power consumption.
You would be amazed :D

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Unless you OC

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How can I see realtime Power Consumption ?

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That needs some instrument :(
But search online for power consumption benchmarks :D

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Thanks :D !!! BTW, do you know any tool for measuring PSU Wattage idle/load ? I'm too lazy to research on Google :S

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Kill a Watt meter :D

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Thanks :D Appreciated

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Glad to Help :D

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Shader 90 memory 100 not bad eh? :D

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Hmmm its sad that my card dropped to rank 9 as time passed by :(

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3.5 years old card, still kick ass

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couldnt agree more :D

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Can my motherboard hanndle this? asrock a75fm2-dgs

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Of course it can :)

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Please add watt and amps beside psu for this card

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Cooler Master Real Power Pro 750w>? enough ampereS?

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Yeah its enough for this card.

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this will handle every game at 1080p? without AA ? :3

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YUP! :D

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thanks:P

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This can handle every game on 1080p even with AA enabled.
I have it and talking from first-hand experience.

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ty ;)

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Will a Tt LP 600W PSU be able to run it?

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Yes it can run the 280X.

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will my cx 600m psu work with this card?

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Yes sorry for late reply

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thanks, bro! :)

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