Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition
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68 FPS
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Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
110 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
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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
1300 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
249.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
874 MHz
Boost Clock
980 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
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Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system, which reduces the card's temperature under load significantly and comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit that was increased from 827MHz to 874MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 980MHz. Furthermore, the operating memory clock was increased to 1300MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance boost over the standard edition and so this edition is more powerful than GeForce GTX 760.


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i have this but the strix OC edition and it has 1 6pin and a 8pin connector

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g25698's Rig
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Will this be a good upgrade for my pc?

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Crash23's Rig
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Is it reasonable to upgrade my PC to this card or similar? If not can someone recommend a better one. I think the CPU might be a bottleneck, but I can't upgrade it right now. I can get more memory though.

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Hey guys, will my cpu bottleneck this?

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MrMooseHead's Rig
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Sould I get this or the asus directCU II geforce 760

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Will this run on a EVGA 500B?

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Yes, but it depends on what CPU you also have :)

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I am thinking of upgrading my pc
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If i got this R9 280 and an FX 6300 What PSU would i need and would it bottleneck

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Wait till august, 280 will be replaced by more interesting card

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but would i need to upgrade my PSU (500W)

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No its ok

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hi guys! would my intel core i5-3340 bottleneck with this gpu??? thanks guys

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at first i thought ur processor was "k"version,but its not,so maybe a little bottlenecking,not much,but it might be there

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