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AMD Radeon R9 280X Review

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Performance:
3DMark GPU Score:
10880
3DMark Ranking:
9. See full list
Popularity Ranking:
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Lowest Price:
$268
DirectX:
11
TDP:
190W
P3mark:
57 3DMarks / W
Popular Brands:
  • 1. Sapphire/Zotac
  • 2. ASUS
  • 3. XFX
  • 4. HIS

Product Offers

XFX RADEON Double D R9 280X 1000MHz BOOST Ready 3GB DDR5 2XmDP HDMI 2XDVI Graphics Cards R9-280X-TDFD

Amazon.com $298.99

Diamond Multimedia AMD R9 280X PCIE GDDR5 3GB Dual Fan Two Cool Series Graphics Card R9280XD53GX2C

Amazon.com $299.99

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

Amazon.com $299.99

MSI Computer Corp. Video Graphics Cards R9 280X GAMING 3G

Amazon.com $299.99

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 $303.99

ASUS R9280X-DC2T-3GD5 Graphics Cards R9280X-DC2T-3GD5

Amazon.com $309.99

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 $357.14

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 18190
AMD Radeon R9 290X $450 15630
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 Ti $650 15630
AMD Radeon R9 290 $370 14570
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 780 $480 14020
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770 $316 11310
AMD Radeon R9 280X $268 10880
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760 $226 8730
AMD Radeon R9 270X $195 8520
AMD Radeon HD 7870 $370 8090
ATI Radeon HD 5970 $700 7660
0 $800

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

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
11310
$316 36
AMD Radeon R9 280X
10880
$300 36
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 680
10820
N/A
AMD Radeon HD 7970
10680
N/A
AMD Radeon HD 6990
10630
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 590
9730
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 670
9600
N/A
AMD Radeon HD 7950
9290
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 660 Ti
8900
N/A
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
8730
$226 39

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

Name 3DMark Score Price Value for Money
ATI Radeon HD 5850
3820
$324 12
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 770
11310
$316 36
AMD Radeon R9 280X
10880
$300 36
AMD Radeon HD 7850
6630
$266 25
ATI Radeon HD 5830
3290
$262 13
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti
4730
$250 19
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 760
8730
$226 39
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465
3760
$204 18

Most common PC setup for AMD Radeon R9 280X

Graphics Card
AMD Radeon R9 280X
Processor
AMD FX-8350
Motherboard
ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0

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Rank Processors Price 3DMark CPU/GPU score
1. AMD FX-8350 N/A
2. Intel Core i5-4670K N/A
3. Intel Core i5-2500K Processor N/A
4. Intel Core i7-4770K N/A
5. Intel Core i5-3570K Processor N/A
Rank Motherboards Price Socket Chipset Form Factor
1. ASUS SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 N/A AM3+ AMD 990FX ATX
2. ASRock Z77 Extreme4 N/A LGA 1155 Intel Z77 ATX
3. ASUS P8Z77-V LX N/A LGA 1155 Intel Z77 ATX
4. ASRock B85M Pro4 N/A
5. ASUS CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z N/A AM3+ AMD 990FX ATX

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