10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
The Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen 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.
What FPS performance can the Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen Edition get on latest AAA 2023 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 204 games in the list.
The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen Edition shows us that FIFA 22 is getting a good result of 64 FPS, and then we are seeing Star Citizen predicted to return a playable 27 FPS while another game on our list is the Far Cry 6 which is getting 0 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.
Moving screen sizes up to 1440p we researched Star Citizen on the Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen Edition and predict it will get a weak set of frame rates. Here are the low to ultra predictions at 1440p - L: 53FPS, M: 42FPS, H: 28FPS, U: 20FPS. Another popular game to test at 1440p with this card was Far Cry 6 which seemed weak in performance netting an Ultra FPS of 0 FPS. Finally we then took a look at FIFA 22 where its Ultra 1440p Frame rates were reasonable at 49 FPS. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen Edition is in need of some graphics adjustments to get some stability, which means its not an ideal gaming resolution for this GPU.How many years will the Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen 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 280X Club3D royalQueen Edition is part of your PC gaming machine. Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280X Club3D royalQueen Edition?
If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB
. This PC hardware upgrade performs 59% better and can run 716 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
which is 27% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 300 games from the most demanding games today.