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AMD Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 91% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 830 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which meets 766 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 56% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
39 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition is released on 08 Oct 2013

Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
131 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
33 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
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
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
288GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
870 MHz
Boost Clock
1020 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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8.6
6.4
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Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280X.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system called "Dual-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 870MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 1020MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a very slightly 1% performance boost over the standard edition and so a GeForce GTX 770 is still more powerful.


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Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Dual-X 3GB OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
65%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 18% 52%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 10% 99%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 34% 120%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 36% 36%
Valorant 95% 86%
Serious Sam 4 21% 120%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 6% 65%
eFootball PES 2021 29% 23%
Genshin Impact 57% 53%
Watch Dogs Legion 10% 48%
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