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AMD Radeon R9 280X Review

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Performance:
3DMark GPU Score:
10830
3DMark Ranking:
26. See full list
Popularity Ranking:
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Lowest Price:
$280
DirectX:
11
TDP:
190W
P3mark:
57 3DMarks / W
Popular Brands:
  • 1. Sapphire/Zotac
  • 2. Gigabyte
  • 3. XFX
  • 4. ASUS
  • 5. VisionTek

Product Offers

PowerColor AMD Radeon R9 280X OC 3GB GDDR5 DVI/HDMI/2Mini DisplayPort PCI-Express Graphics Card AXR9 280X 3GBD5-T2DHE/OC

nhts $225.99

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

Altex Computers & Electronics $239.95

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 $279.45

Gigabyte R9 280X GDDR5-3GB DVI-I/HDMI/2xMini DP OC Graphics Card (GV-R928XOC-3GD REV2)

KW-TECH $309.99

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 26530
AMD Radeon R9 295X2 $2572 26530
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti $640 24190
NVIDIA GTX TITAN X $1000 23090
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti K|ngp|n $850 22470
AMD Radeon R9 Fury X $530 18980
AMD Radeon R9 390X $424 18680
AMD Radeon HD 7990 $690 18650
AMD Radeon R9 Fury $530 18110
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 690 $999 17950
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 $498 17920
0 $2670

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

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980M
12290
N/A
AMD Radeon R9 380
11830
$300
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
11190
$450 25
AMD Radeon R9 280X
10830
$280 39
AMD Radeon R9 285
10730
$260 41
AMD Radeon HD 7970
10730
$353
AMD Radeon HD 6990
10720
$480
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
10680
$469
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960
10370
$180
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970M
10000
N/A
AMD Radeon R9 280
9780
$240 41
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
9730
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
9440
$415 23
AMD Radeon HD 7950
9310
$236 39
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti
8820
$371
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
8680
$257 34

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

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT
8590
$334
NVIDIA Quadro K4100M
5260
$325 16
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970
15790
$315
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 448
5690
$315 18
AMD Radeon HD 6750
2050
$304 7
AMD Radeon R9 380
11830
$300
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465
3730
$287
AMD Radeon R9 280X
10830
$280 39
AMD Radeon HD 7870
8280
$260
AMD Radeon R9 285
10730
$260 41
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
8680
$257 34
AMD Radeon HD 7660D
2450
$252
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 SE
3080
$240 13
AMD Radeon HD 6870
4380
$240 18
AMD Radeon R9 280
9780
$240 41
AMD Radeon HD 7950
9310
$236 39
AMD Radeon HD 7850
6760
$217
AMD Radeon HD 6950
5570
$215
ATI Radeon HD 5870
4300
$211
AMD Radeon HD 7790
6070
$211
ATI Radeon HD 5770
2700
$210

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