Radeon_R9_280_Club3D_royalKing_3GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

Getting one of these Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 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. All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

Game performance for the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2019. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. This graphics hardware can run 137 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing FIFA 20 getting 89 FPS with the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition, Microsoft Flight Simulator predicted to get 0 FPS and Cyberpunk 2077 predicted to get 0 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up FIFA 20 to see how the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition dealt with it. It scored up a good series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 152 FPS, Medium: 127 FPS, High: 93 FPS and Ultra: 68 FPS. Next we looked at Microsoft Flight Simulator which we predict will be weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Cyberpunk 2077 that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 0. 1440p Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition PC gaming is going to struggle to keep a solid FPS, but a modern game could have a few options tweaked to get it playable at this res but on low graphics settings.

How many years will the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition in your PC? We think this Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which has 127% better performance and can run 896 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB as this is better than 767 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 78% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
22 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition is released on 04 Mar 2014

Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 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
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
855 MHz
Boost Clock
960 MHz
Power
Max Power
200 Watts
PSU
700 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's Performance Radeon R9 280, created by Club3D.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit now runs at 855MHz, instead of 827MHz and goes up to 960MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock and the Frame Buffer remain the same.


Cooling Solution
Club3D royalKing features high performance heatpipes that keeps the components cool and outperforms standard cooling solutions. Paired with a unique fan blade design it increases airflow while reducing noise.
The result is a dramatic increase of performance for your gaming and multimedia experience.


Performance
Benchmarks indicate a 4% performance over the reference Radeon R9 280.


Source [Pip]
Radeon R9 280 Club3D royalKing 3GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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0%
Graphics Card
64%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 4% 69%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 8% 69%
Cyberpunk 2077 4% 132%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 68% 132%
Halo: Reach 76% 46%
Borderlands 3 9% 78%
FIFA 20 34% 10%
eFootball PES 2020 18% 15%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 93% 23%
Detroit: Become Human 23% 156%
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