Radeon_R9_280X_XFX_Double_D_3GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition is capable of DirectX 11 gaming requirements.

What FPS performance can the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition get on latest AAA 2019 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. The Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 287 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition is predicted to run Microsoft Flight Simulator with weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 0 frames per second. Comparing this to Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to get weak results, where it averages 0 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Halo: Reach, which is running at 107 frames per second.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Microsoft Flight Simulator and predict it will be weak. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We added Cyberpunk 2077 to our research and predict it will be weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Halo: Reach which got 82 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition is a suitable graphics card for this larger screen res. In some cases we might expect some graphics option tweaks down from Ultra to High to help improve FPS stability when gaming at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB as this is better than 898 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 97% better performance as well. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 44% better and can meet 671 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
37 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition was released on 08 Oct 2013

Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

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GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.0 Tahiti XTL
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
128 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
32 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
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
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
384 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
288GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
Power
Max Power
250 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition is a special edition of the high-end Radeon R9 280X.


Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition does not come overclocked out of the box. Therefore, it offers exactly the same performance the reference AMD Radeon R9 280X does.


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Radeon R9 280X XFX Double D 3GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 16% 47%
Halo: Reach 79% 53%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21% 47%
Borderlands 3 5% 55%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 73% 101%
FIFA 20 43% 22%
Cyberpunk 2077 10% 101%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 58% 69%
eFootball PES 2020 29% 0%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 94% 33%
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why this version wants 750 watt psu?

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CPU (15% overclock)

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no clue I use cx600 and its fine. The card doesnt have 2-8pin connetors, its 1-8pin 1-6pin

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