R9 280 with Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

It is worth noting that the R9 280 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. This combination between R9 280 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 280 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 3072 MB RAM, the R9 280 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

AMD Radeon R9 280
Price $ 350.0
Year 2014
Maximum Recorded Temperature 66C
Max Fan Noise 52.8dB
Recommended Power Supply 550W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 41.8 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 31.2 FPS
Average 4K Performance 17.7 FPS
Memory 3 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 6.7
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 8.9
4K Cost Per Frame $ 15.8
Series R9 280
Overall Combination Score 55/100 Acceptable

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29.0 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
34.0 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
27.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
29.8 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
32.1 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30.0 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29.4 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
41.2 FPS
2017 For Honor
55.0 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
38.9 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
47.2 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
25.0 FPS
2016 Hitman
40.7 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
36.8 FPS
2016 The Division
34.5 FPS
2016 Overwatch
45.5 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
28.4 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
65.2 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
35.6 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
28.7 FPS
2015 Rocket League
160.3 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
44.4 FPS
2015 Project CARS
42.6 FPS
2014 Thief
46.6 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
66.2 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
40.1 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
37.3 FPS
2013 GRID 2
81.5 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
48.0 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
45.9 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
51.5 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
109.9 FPS
2009 League of Legends
206.1 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
56.5 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25.0 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
17.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
22.0 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22.4 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23.0 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
18.9 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
29.8 FPS
2017 For Honor
32.1 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
27.5 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
42.6 FPS
2016 Overwatch
31.5 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
24.3 FPS
2015 Rocket League
68.7 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
34.3 FPS
2015 Project CARS
32.5 FPS
2014 Thief
31.8 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
41.5 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
26.8 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
36.6 FPS
2013 GRID 2
58.9 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
39.6 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
29.6 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
31.8 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
91.6 FPS
2009 League of Legends
114.5 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
37.1 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
16.0 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
10.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
11.4 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
10.8 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
13.0 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
10.5 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
20.6 FPS
2017 For Honor
16.0 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
22.9 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
35.7 FPS
2016 Overwatch
16.1 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
19.2 FPS
2015 Rocket League
32.1 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
22.9 FPS
2015 Project CARS
22.9 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
82.4 FPS
2009 League of Legends
45.8 FPS
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R9 280 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberC386
Length10.83 inches 275 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x HDMI2x mini-DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP200 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock933 MHz
GPU Clock827 MHz
Memory Clock1250 MHz 5000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVolcanic Islands (R9 200)
Launch Price279 USD
ProductionEnd-of-life
Release DateMar 4th, 2014

Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (11_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model5.1
Vulkan1.1.77

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 1.0
Die Size352 mm²
GPU NameTahiti
GPU VariantTahiti PRO3 (215-0821330)
Process Size28 nm
Transistors4,313 million

Memory

Bandwidth240.0 GB/s
Memory Bus384 bit
Memory Size3072 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

Compute Units28
ROPs32
Shading Units1792
TMUs112

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance3,344 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance836.0 GFLOPS (1:4)
Pixel Rate29.86 GPixel/s
Texture Rate104.5 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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