Radeon_R9_280_Asus_DirectCU_II_TOP_3GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition

GD Rating

8
Check Prices
How well can the Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition run games
AMD Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 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 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB, which is 82% more powerful and can run 725 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300. This PC hardware upgrade performs 45% better and can run 304 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
23 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition was released on 04 Mar 2014
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
110 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 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
1300MHz
Memory Bus
384bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
249.6GB/sec
L2 Cache
768
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
874 MHz
Boost Clock
980 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
GD Official
GD RATING
8
Approved

Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280 Asus DirectCU II TOP 3GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280.
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 827MHz to 874MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 980MHz. Furthermore, the operating memory clock was increased to 1300MHz.
Benchmarks indicate a 5% performance boost over the standard edition and so this edition is more powerful than GeForce GTX 760.

Source [ Pip ]