Radeon_R9_280_MSI_Gaming_3GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition run games
AMD Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

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

How many years will the Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 79% better performance and can run 633 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300, as it can run 312 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 48% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
20 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition was released on 11 Mar 2014
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
112 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
32 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.1
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
3072MB
Memory Speed
1250MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
240GB/sec
L2 Cache
768
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
933 MHz
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
500 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
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GD RATING
0.7
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Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280 MSI Gaming 3GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280.
This edition comes with a custom cooling system called "Twin Frozr", which reduces the card's temperature under load, significantly and comes overclocked out of the box in the central unit that was increased from 827MHz to 933MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 1000MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 3% performance boost over the standard edition and so this edition is more powerful than GeForce GTX 760.

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