Radeon_R9_280X_HIS_iPower_IceQ_X²_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition run games
AMD Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 11 requirement.

How well will the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition run 2021 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 245 games in the list.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Forza Horizon 5 will get 19 FPS with the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition, Battlefield 2042 predicted to get 0 FPS and Grand Theft Auto VI predicted to get 0 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Forza Horizon 5 and predict it will deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 38 FPS, Medium: 30 FPS, High: 20 FPS and Ultra: 14 FPS. We then checked the performance on Battlefield 2042 to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition is not going to be able to maintain a playable game at this resolution.

How many years will the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition in your PC? This Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 625 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 50% better performance as well. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300, which has 24% better performance and can run 311 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
41 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition was released on 08 Oct 2013
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
134 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
34 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.2
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072MB
Memory Speed
1500MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
288GB/sec
L2 Cache
768
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1000 MHz
Boost Clock
1050 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
2.4
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Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280X HIS iPower IceQ X² Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280X.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system called "IceQ X²", 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 1050MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a modest 3% performance boost over the standard edition and so a GeForce GTX 770 is still more powerful.

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