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SAPPHIRE RADEON R9 280X

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280x is Tahiti clocked at 1070Mhz with 3GB GDDR5 clocked at 6200mhz. Sapphire Radeon R9 280x has a memory interface of 384bits with 2048 shader processors with support for directx 11.2. Sapphire Radeon R9 270x is Pitcairn clocked at 1020Mhz with 2GB GDDR5 clocked at 5600mhz. Sapphire Radeon R9 270x has a memory interface of 256bits with 1280 shader processors with support for directx 11.2. The benchmark software we are using for testing Sapphire Radeon R9 280x and Sapphire Radeon R9 270x is as follows:- Battlefield 3, Bioshock Infinite, Dirt 3, Farcry 3, Hitman Absolution, Max Payne 3, Resident Evil 6 and Tomb Raider 3. The CPU is AMD FX 8350 Vishera with Gigabyte GA78LMT S2P Motherboard using Windows 7 Operating System."

Sapphire Radeon R9 280x

SAPPHIRE RADEON R9 280X FEATURES

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X for users looking for a less extreme solution can choose Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X model. Sapphire was the first company to use vapor chamber cooling in its graphics cards and has now implemented its award winning Vapor X cooler on the R9 280X, delivering highly efficient and quiet cooling. Factory overclocked to deliver increased performance over the standard model, Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X model is a great choice for users."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X is 28 nm Chip with 3GB GDDR5 with 950/Boost:1070 MHz Core Clock, 2048 x Stream Processors, Memory 6200 MHz Effective with 3072 MB Size, 384bit GDDR5, 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x HDMI (with 3D), 1 x Dual Link DVI D and 1 x Dual Link DVI I."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has the Specification such as Display Support 3 x Maximum Display Monitor(s) support, Output 1 x HDMI (with 3D), 1 x DisplayPort, 1 x Dual Link DVI D, 1 x Dual Link DVI I, GPU 950/Boost:1070 MHz Core Clock, 28 nm Chip, 2048 x Stream Processors, Video Memory 3072 MB Size, 384bit GDDR5, 6200MHz Effective, Dimension 276(L)X121(W)X45(H) mm Size, 2.5 x slot, Software Driver CD, Sapphire TriXX Utility, CrossFire Bridge Interconnect Cable, 8 PIN to 4 PIN x2 Power Cable and HDMI 1.4a high speed 1.8 meter cable(Full Retail SKU only)."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has HDMI (with 3D) support for Deep Color, 7.1 High Bitrate Audio, and 3D Stereoscopic, ensuring the highest quality Blu ray and video experience from your PC."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has DisplayPort to enjoy the benefits of the latest generation display interface, DisplayPort. With the ultra high HD resolution, the graphics card ensures that you are able to support the latest generation of LCD monitors."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Dual Link DVI D equipped with the popular Dual Link DVI (Digital Visual Interface), this card is able to display ultra high resolutions of up to 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Dual Link DVI I equipped with the popular Dual Link DVI (Digital Visual Interface), this card is able to display ultra high resolutions of up to 2560 x 1600 at 60Hz."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Advanced GDDR5 Memory Technology providing twice the bandwidth per pin of GDDR3 memory, delivering more speed and higher bandwidth."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Vapor X Technology the innovative Vapor X cooling technology allows products to run not only cooler but also much quieter. A Vapor X product means a virtually silent gaming experience and more headroom to explore performance tweaking!"

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD Stream Technology to Accelerate the most demanding applications with AMD Stream technology and do more with your PC. AMD Stream Technology allows you to use the teraflops of compute power locked up in your graphics processer on tasks other than traditional graphics such as video encoding, at which the graphics processor is many, many times faster than using the CPU alone."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD Avivo HD (DVD/HD DVD/Blu ray Playback) to watch the hottest Blu ray movies or other HD content at full 1080p display resolution and beyond and enjoy a more feature rich experience with enhanced Unified Video Decoder(UVD)"

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD CrossFireX Multi GPU Technology to Triple or Quadruple gaming power with AMD CrossFireX Multi GPU Technology.AMD CrossFireX technology supports up to four graphics cards to be used in a single system."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Black Diamond Choke & Full Solid Cap Design is an important component of the graphics card. By working with the component engineer, Sapphire's patent pending choke is 10% cooler and offers 25% more power efficiency than a normal choke. The graphics card will be more reliable and save energy."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Improved reliability and better overclocking are possible by using only high polymer, aluminum capacitors which posses far superior characteristics than regular aluminum capacitor for a longer product life. When operational temperatures drop by 20C, the product life span is extended by a factor of ten, when the operational temperature increases by 20C, the product life span only decreases by 10%."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD HD3D Technology to enjoy the most immersive experience possible with full support for High Definition Stereoscopic 3D, a technique that presents 2D images (movies, games, photos) in a format that creates the illusion of three dimensional depth when using compatible 3D displays / glasses / software."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has 28 nm GCN (Graphic Core Next) Architecture with more efficient process technology puts more transistors in less space, enabling a dramatic increase in Processing Power. Crank the settings, devastate your enemies and bear witness to absurdly high frame rates with AMD Radeon HD7000 series graphics card DirectX 11 has never looked this good. Maximum setting and crazy performance shouldn't be a compromise. AMD Radeon HD7900 Series with the new 28 nm GCN Architecture assures that it's not."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has PCI Express 3.0 delivers double the bandwidth per lane of PCIe Gen 2 for faster GPU (GPU communication up to 16GB/sec in each direction), maximizing the performance from your GPU when paired with the latest platforms."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD Eyefinity 2.0 is the next generation of AMD Eyefinity technology is here, featuring all new support for stereo 3D, universal bezel compensation and brand new display configurations. Face it: the best just got better: The enhancements for AMD Radeon HD7000 series include: Stereo 3D multi display stereoscopic 3D support via DisplayPort 16K X 16K maximum display group resolution output up to 268 megapixels per GPU."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has OpenGL 4.2 improves the GPU efficiency by improving the shader process operation and capturing GPU tessellated geometry. The process of modifying an arbitrary subset of compress texture is also simplified."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD Catalyst Control Center gives you complete control over the performance and visual quality of your Sapphire AMD Radeon based graphics card allowing for the best experience on your PC."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Dolby TrueHD and DTSHD Master Audio Support for copy protected, high bandwidth, 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI. Get a fully immersive, high definition audio experience with the latest Blu ray movies. (Requires a DVI to HDMI dongle on some models, an HD capable monitor and a Blu ray drive)"

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Anti aliasing features supporting advanced AA (Anti aliasing) features to maximise your enjoyment of high definition gaming. Multi sample anti aliasing (2, 4 or 8 samples per pixel). Up to 24x Custom Filter Anti Aliasing (CFAA) for superior quality. Adaptive super sampling and multi sampling. Gamma correct. Super AA (AMD CrossFireXconfigurations only). All anti aliasing features compatible with HDR rendering."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD PowerTune Technology AMD PowerTune is a breakthrough technology that sets an entirely new direction for maximum performance at TDP. It allows the GPU to be designed with higher engine clock speeds which can be applied on the broad set of applications that have thermal headroom."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has TriXX Utility helps users to get the optimum performance from compatible Sapphire graphics cards in any application by allowing them to monitor, tune and save different settings of key parameters for the card."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD App Acceleration is a set of technologies designed to improve video quality and enhance application performance. Full enablement of some features requires support for OpenCL, DirectCompute or DirectX Video Acceleration (DXVA)."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD PowerPlay with ZeroCore Power Technology AMD PowerPlay is a power management technology in response to the GPU loading, AMD PowerPlay automatically manages the power consumption. AMD Radeon HD7000 Series with AMD ZeroCore Power Technology, the power consumption can be as low as less than 3 Watt when idle."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has AMD HD Media Accelerator has been designed to help optimize and dramatically improve video playback on your computer by taking advantage of hardware video acceleration from your AMD Radeon GPU. With full 3D stereoscopic decode you can enjoy it all in 3D. AMD HD Media Accelerator speeds up the decode of one 1080p and one 1080i HD video streams simultaneously by hardware, and the new hardware encodes/transcoder processes your media faster!"

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Cutting edge Quad HD display support (4K Support) to display resolution on AMD Radeon HD7000 series is quadrupled to the resolution of 4KX2K( 4096X2160 ) from the outputs of DisplayPort 1.2 and HDMI."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Windows 8(32bit/64bit) with UEFI Hybrid firmware enabled Windows 8/8.1 support with WHQL (Windows Hardware Quality Labs) Certified drivers and logos are available for Sapphire cards ensuring compatibility and reliability with Microsoft Windows 8/8.1."

"Sapphire Radeon R9 280X Vapor X has Windows 7 support WHQL (Windows Hardware Quality Labs) Certified drivers and logos are available for all Sapphire HD2000, HD3000, HD4000 and HD5000 series cards ensuring compatibility and reliability with Microsoft Windows 7."

Sapphire Radeon R9 280x Card

VIDEO CARD GPU CORE
CLOCK
MEMORY
CLOCK
MEMORY
TYPE
MEMORY
INTERFACE
SHADERS DIRECTX TDP
SAPPHIRE RADEON R9 280X TAHITI 1070 6200 3GB GDDR5 384 2048 11.2 250
SAPPHIRE RADEON R9 270X PITCAIRN 1020 5600 2GB GDDR5 256 1280 11.2 180
VIDEO CARD GPU CORE
CLOCK
MEMORY
CLOCK
MEMORY
TYPE
MEMORY
INTERFACE
SHADERS DIRECTX TDP

SAPPHIRE RADEON R9 280X

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