Radeon_R9_280_PowerColor_TurboDuo_OC_3GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition run games
12 Jan 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition graphics cards allows the gamer to run indie system requirements and some less demanding AAA titles. In today’s PC hardware terms these are considered middle range for gaming performance. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

How many years will the Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 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 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 127% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 879 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, as it can run 747 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 78% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
22 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition is released on 04 Mar 2014

Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti PRO2
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
108 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
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
1250 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
240GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
855 MHz
Boost Clock
960 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
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Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 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 855MHz, while the Boost clock is now of 960MHz. The operating memory clock was left untouched.
Benchmarks indicate a 4% performance boost over the standard edition and so this edition is more powerful than GeForce GTX 760.


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Radeon R9 280 PowerColor TurboDuo OC 3GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
11GB
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FIFA 20 34% 10%
Grand Theft Auto VI 58% 158%
Need For Speed Heat 5% 69%
Halo: Reach 76% 46%
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