Radeon_R9_280X_XFX_Double_D_Black_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition

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3.2
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How well can the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black 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. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition in your PC? We think this Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 84% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 852 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which meets 789 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 50% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
42 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition was released on 09 Oct 2013

Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
138 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
35 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
1550 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
297.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1080 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
750 Watt
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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Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280X.
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 850MHz to 1000MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 1080MHz. The operating memory clock was increased to 1550MHz.
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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Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
47%
RAM
11GB
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Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D Black Edition Extras
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