Radeon R9 280 Sapphire Dual-X OC 3GB Edition
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67 FPS
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Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
105 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
30 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
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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
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
240GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
940 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
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8 GB
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1920 x 1080
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Radeon R9 280 Sapphire Dual-X OC 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280 Sapphire Dual-X OC 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 850MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 940MHz. The operating memory clock was left untouched.
Benchmarks indicate a little to no performance boost over the standard edition and so GeForce GTX 760 is still more powerful.


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any luck with this card on my CPU? will it bottleneck? (cpu is running at 4.4 ghz)

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ShaunMiddleton's Test Rig
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If you're still looking for an answer, it should be fine especially at 4.4ghz.
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Hey guys I'm thinking in pairing this with i5 4460, on xfx tseries 550w bronze PSU; is it an good idea? I planned to get ati hd 7950 but it is out of stock.


Any help is welcome, thank You.

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I have the R9 280 for about a year now and it is absolutely great! The sapphire version is perfect, really well cooled, rarely goes above 80C on demanding games like Witcher 3, GTA V etc. With a i5 it would be a blast, trust me!

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This one or a MSI GTX 960 2GB OC, for the same price (200€)?

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Get the 960, or wait for the 380.

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Get this, trust me very good card for its price, running demanding games like witcher 3 on tweaked ultra with average 40 fps.

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Amazing results in game with this card!The temperatures are between 60 and 70 when playing demanding games like Ryse Son of Rome,BF4,COD AW etc,and the frame rates are very good as well(some exceptions for unoptimized games like Unity)

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how much fps you got in crysis 3?

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Unity does not count :D

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This is a better upgrade for me? i'm deciding between gtx 760 and r9 280 dual X… any opnion?

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R9 280 @ 1130Mhz/1450Mhz/1.281V = GTX 770


Temps 60-75ºC Load

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Got it for 200€ on a discount. I'm completely blown by it's performance and temperatures. In this case, you get way more than you pay for. Can run Watch Dogs on ultra settings at 35-40 FPS reaching 65c and still remaining silent. And of course it handles every single game at ultra settings easily (except the ones that are poorly optimized). Probably high to ultra settings on demanding games for the next 2 years.

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Thinking I purcase this graphics card, what do you think?
Do you have a better recommendation?

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Radeon R9 280 Sapphire Dual-X OC 3GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
23%
RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds 32% 63%
Destiny 2 32% 63%
Call of Duty: WWII 1% 62%
Hellblade: Senuas Sacrifice 19% 60%
FIFA 18 62% 2%
Pro Evolution Soccer 2018 67% 20%
Assassins Creed: Origins 49% 42%
Grand Theft Auto VI 44% 101%
NBA 2K18 93% 13%
ARK: Survival Evolved 75% 20%
Radeon R9 280 Sapphire Dual-X OC 3GB Edition Extras
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