Radeon_R9_280X_Sapphire_Toxic_3GB_OC_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Toxic 3GB OC Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Toxic 3GB OC Edition run games
This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Toxic 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.

This low performing GPU is unable to play any of the most demanding games available today.

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

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The Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Toxic 3GB OC Edition is released on the 08 Oct 2013
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Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
147 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
37 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
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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
1600 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
307.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
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0
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1
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1
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Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1100 MHz
Boost Clock
1150 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
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8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Toxic 3GB OC Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Toxic 3GB OC Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280X.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system called "Tri-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 1100MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 1150MHz. Also, the operating memory clock is now of 1600MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 6% performance boost over the standard edition and so this card surpasses a GeForce GTX 770 easily.


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Radeon R9 280X Sapphire Toxic 3GB OC Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 15% 90%
Cyberpunk 2077 15% 90%
Borderlands 3 48% 46%
Remnant: From the Ashes 37% 29%
Need For Speed Heat 48% 38%
eFootball PES 2020 33% 6%
Marvel's Avengers 15% 90%
FIFA 20 46% 26%
Grand Theft Auto VI 29% 111%
Red Dead Redemption 2 17% 90%
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Architecture is wrong she is not GCN 1.1 Tahiti XTL it is GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL based on 7970 core.
Please admin correct it.

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Dx12 on my GPU… awesome!

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Awesome GPU, It is super silent at full load and I can play games like fc4 at ultra settings with AA very smooth

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Don't buy it, better go for a 770 or whatever Nvidia or directly go for a 290. Most problematic card-got a replacement-still flickering in games. The previous had Artifacts and stretched textures.

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Your CPU suck bro, get better and you will see huge performance boost in high-end games

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would this gpu work whit an intel core 2 duo 3ghz, a dc 5800 microtower/hp p70130 motherboard and what psu would i need, i have a 300wattz right now but some sites say i need 1000watzz !? and some say 300watz? ty in advance for reading this

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Can my PSU handle this this card? I have the Seasonic S12 520w bronze rated.

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yes but risky if high loads

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would this work with my rig? i wanna upgrade..any other card you'd recommend in this price range?

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meybi r9 290 would be nice deal best price performance card on market and should work great with your rig

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yeah that card is awesome but here in my country it cost around 500 dollars, only other card that costs a little above 280x is gtx 970,dont know if that'll work

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So? Problem solved, get gtx970

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hi iam running this card at min just got it and it great upgraded from hd 7870 oc max out all my games and bf4

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OK,thanks for the help guys
still looking at 280x since i might not be able to afford a 970
really want 970 tho >.&#60

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You said "only other card that costs a little above" is gtx 970, so save little longer and get that one, its worth it

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will do that :)

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Will my 550 PSU work on that GPU ?

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yes. but you should have 80+

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will my cx 600m psu work with this card?

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yes ofc.

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A Coolermaster B 600W is enough for this card??

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