R9 280 with Core i7-4770K 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 4/5 Very Good
Year 2014 3/5 Good
Series R9 280
Maximum Recorded Temperature 66C 5/5 Excellent
Max Fan Noise 53dB 2/5 Acceptable
Recommended Power Supply 550W 2/5 Acceptable
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 43 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 1440p Performance 32 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 4K Performance 13 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 3 GB 3/5 Good
Overall Combination Score 55/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
25 FPS
2018
17 FPS
2017
19 FPS
2017
23 FPS
2016
32 FPS
2014
32 FPS
2013
32 FPS
2013
42 FPS
2013
27 FPS
2013
37 FPS
2013
59 FPS
2013
40 FPS
2013
30 FPS
2008
37 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
16 FPS
2018
10 FPS
2017
11 FPS
2017
13 FPS
2016
16 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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