Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition
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Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
137 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
34 GPixel/s
Shader
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2048
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Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
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Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072 MB
Memory Speed
1600 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
307.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
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0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
970 MHz
Boost Clock
1070 MHz
Power
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250 Watts
PSU
600 Watt
Power Connector
None
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8 GB
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1920 x 1080
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Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280X.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system called "DirectCU II", 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 970MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 1070MHz. Also, the memory clock is now of 1600MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance boost over the standard edition and so this card offers the same performance a GeForce GTX 770 does.


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FeelzSilence123's Rig
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How much better is this 280x than my GTX 760 WF 3X OC? How many fps i win with 280x?


Are 280x will work on my motherboard? I have heard something about non uefi bios (motherboard) issue.

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How well would this GPU go with an FX-8350?

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Hello!i want to upgrade my gpu.i like this card but i'm not sure about the power consumption(W&Am).i have thermaltake w0204 850w qfan.here is the info http://www.inet.se/files/pdf/6308611_0.pdf.any help would be welcomed.thanks in advance

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Will this suit me well? Currently is under €300 and should be great upgrade from my HD 7770.

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Of course it will suit you well :) This is a great card for the price.

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Seems I will wait till the Tonga gpu gets out then will see which to pick. :)

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Yah lol forgot to change to real.

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Would my system bottleneck?

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Is that test rig your current rig?

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hi, I'm thinking of buying a new gfx card and I'm stuck between this and the Radeon R9 280X Gigabyte 3GB OC Edition, would I notice any differences between them? Also, are these two really worth the extra £50 or so over the standard R9 280's? any advice would be appreciated, thanks in advance :-)

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No performance difference between Gigabyte and Asus models,get cheaper one ;) And i think those are worth additional 50 pounds

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awesome, thanks for your help :)

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happy to help mate :)

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I'm trying to decide between this or the 770 Windforce 2GB by Gigabyte. Would I notice any difference between the two?

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Nope :) It's different card,but they perform almost the same

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Hey is this card is using mantle should i choose a pc with this or 770 asus? to fit future games?
you know for directx 12 if it comes

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Definetly the R9 280X.. No question.

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This one is using Mantle,but 770 isn't.And i would choose this card over 770 because 280X has 3GB of memory…otherwise they're almost the same

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intel i5 3570 + Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition bottlekneck reply me
fast buddies

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Will not bottleneck your cpu at all mate.

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