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AMD Radeon R9 280X Review

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Performance:
3DMark GPU Score:
10860
3DMark Ranking:
16. See full list
Popularity Ranking:
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Lowest Price:
$209
DirectX:
11
TDP:
190W
P3mark:
57 3DMarks / W
Popular Brands:
  • 1. Sapphire/Zotac
  • 2. ASUS
  • 3. Gigabyte
  • 4. XFX
  • 5. VisionTek

Product Offers

Sapphire Radeon R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 DVI-I/DVI-D/HDMI/DP Dual-X OC Version (UEFI) PCI-Express Graphics Card 11221-00-20G

Amazon.com $229.99

Sapphire Radeon VAPOR-X R9 280X 3 GB GDDR5 DVI-I/DVI-D/HDMI/DP TRI-X with Boost PCI-Express Graphics Card 11221-20-20G

Amazon.com $255.85

XFX Black Edition Double D R9 280X 1080MHz 3GB DDR5 2XmDP HDMI 2XDVI Graphics Cards R9280XTDBD

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Sapphire Radeon VAPOR-X R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 DVI-I/DVI-D/HDMI/DP TRI-X OC PCI-Express Graphics Card with Boost (UEFI) 11221-12-40G

Amazon.com $288.46

AMD Radeon VisionTek Radeon R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 PCI Express Graphics Card 900652

Amazon.com $295.99

Sapphire Radeon TOXIC R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 DL-DVI-I/SL-DVI-D/HDMI/Dual Mini DP (UEFI) PCI-Express Graphics Card 11221-01-40G

Amazon.com $330.83

AMD Radeon R9 280X compared to popular Graphics Cards

You can find a good value for money by comparing the money bar (green) with the performance bar (blue). The less the money bar covers from the performance bar, the better is the value for money.

3DMark11 Score
Price
Name Price 3DMark11
Score
0 26810
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 $550 19050
AMD Radeon R9 290X $380 16250
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti $700 16150
AMD Radeon R9 290 $360 15210
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 $700 14220
AMD Radeon R9 280X $209 10860
AMD Radeon R9 285 $240 10750
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 $240 10500
AMD Radeon R9 280 $239 9700
0 $800

Compare AMD Radeon R9 280X vs. graphics cards with Similar Performance

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
12400
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
11250
N/A
AMD Radeon HD 7970
10910
N/A
AMD Radeon R9 280X
10860
$256 42
AMD Radeon R9 285
10750
$240 45
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
10720
N/A
AMD Radeon HD 6990
10640
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
10500
$240 44
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
10220
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
9750
N/A
AMD Radeon R9 280
9700
$239 41
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
9550
N/A
AMD Radeon HD 7950
9240
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti
8880
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
8750
$275 32
AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT
8690
N/A

Compare AMD Radeon R9 280X vs. graphics cards with Similar Price

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
AMD Radeon HD 7850
6680
$260 26
AMD Radeon R9 280X
10860
$256 42
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE
3080
$240 13
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
10500
$240 44
AMD Radeon R9 285
10750
$240 45
AMD Radeon R9 280
9700
$239 41
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 470
4720
$200 24
AMD Radeon R9 270
7830
$200 39
AMD Radeon R9 270X
8620
$200 43
NVIDIA Quadro K600
1200
$160 7
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
4690
$160 29

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