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Item#: N82E16814150678

XFX Double D R9-280X-TDFD Radeon R9 280X 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 CrossFireX Support Video Card

  • 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5
  • Core Clock 850MHz
  • Boost Clock 1000MHz
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850

Core Clock (MHz)

2048

Stream Processors

384

Bit Memory

6000

Memory Clock (MHz)

Key Features

Radeon Rewards Gold
  • 2048 Stream Processors
  • 850MHz Core Clock
  • 3GB 384-Bit DDR5
  • 6000MHz Effective Memory Clock
  • PCI Express 3.0

For gamers who demand the very best, AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics shatters ordinary GPU performance. Groundbreaking GCN Architecture pushes your performance to insane levels while AMD TrueAudio technology and ultra-resolution gaming take you even deeper into the action.

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XFX Ghost Thermal 2.0 Technology

The New and Improved Floating Heatsink Design of XFX Graphics Cards Provides the Ultimate Cooling Solution

XFX's exclusive ghost thermal 2.0 design creates a floating heatsink with open airflow between the PCB and the cover so that air can quickly ventilate off the card while simultaneously cooling the core process and the components. We've also made major advances from our first generation which includes a heat tested light weight plastic to create an overall lighter thermal which reduces the physical strain on your GPU.


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Up to 13dB Quieter and 45°F (7°C) Cooler Than Our Competitors

The Exclusive XFX Double Dissipation Design is Cooler and Quieter than Others

XFX's exclusive dual fan double dissipation design utilizes two larger fans which run at slower RPM than comparable single fan solutions which must run at much higher RPMs just to barely achieve the same cooling needs. Because of this design, XFX is able to achieve up to 13dB lower noise than the competitor while simultaneously increasing the overall cooling by 45°F (7°C).


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3GB GDDR Video Memory

Enhance Your Gaming Experience and Drastically Improve Your Gaming Graphics

Video Memory improves your gaming experience by storing more 3D vector data, textures, overlays, and GPU programs, allowing for faster load times, sharper graphics and higher resolutions.


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4K Ready Ultra Resolution Gaming

Experience Resolutions Up to Four Times Higher than HD and See Everything Your Opponent Throws at You – Without Sacrificing a Single Detail

With Ultra Resolution Gaming, you can leave HD in the dust by gaming on displays much, much larger. Whether using a 4K monitor or combining multiple HD monitors, you'll get an expansive experience that's truly out of sight.


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AMD Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture & 32-Bit Ultrawide Bandwidth

Primed to Enable Astonishing Performance and Breathtaking Image Quality, Making it a Top Choice for Gamers who Expect the Best

Designed to push not only the boundaries of DirectX® 11 gaming, the GCN Architecture is also AMD's first design specifically engineered for general computing. Representing the cutting edge of AMD's graphics expertise, GCN GPUs are more than capable of handling workloads-and programming languages-traditionally exclusive to the main processor. Coupled with the dramatic rise of GPU-aware programming languages like C++ AMP and OpenCL™, the GCN Architecture is the right architecture at the right time.


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AMD Power Tune 2.0 Smart Performance Tuning

Fixed Clocks Speeds are a Thing of the Past – Power Tune Dynamic Performance Scaling Determines the Best Clock Speed in Real Time

AMD PowerTune technology is a significant leap forward to better ensure that performance is optimized for TDP-constrained GPUs. AMD PowerTune technology helps deliver higher performance that is optimized to the thermal limits of the GPU by dynamically adjusting the clock during runtime based on an internally calculated GPU power assessment. AMD PowerTune technology can dynamically adjust the performance profile in real time to fit within the TDP envelope.


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True Visual Stereoscopic HD3D Ready

The Third Dimension is Here, Thanks to AMD

AMD HD3D Technology is supported by an advanced and open ecosystem that, in conjunction with specific AMD hardware and software technologies, enables 3D display capabilities for many PC applications and experiences.


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AMD Eyefinity 6 Display Technology

Multidisplay Technology for Gaming, Productivity and Entertainment

We are taking you beyond the boundaries of traditional PC displays. XFX Multi Display technology expands the traditional limits of desktop computing by multiplying your screen area. With multiple monitors, games become more immersive, workstations become more useful and you become more productive (an average of 42% more productive according to one study).


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XFX Duratec Professional Grade Components

XFX Graphics Cards are Made from the Highest Quality Components to Maximize Your Performance

When it comes to keeping your graphics card cool, we don't miss any details. Our high quality components which may include the capacitors, ferrite cores, MOSFET, fans, brackets and PCB material are built to last in addition to providing you with better performance and increased lifespan for your product.


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AMD Dual Graphics Ready

AMD Discrete Graphics Cards when Paired with AMD APU-Based Motherboards Give You an Extra Boost in Graphics Performance

Get the power of two when you purchase an AMD A-Series Accelerated Processor (APU) based PC with an AMD Radeon™ DirectX® 11.2-capable discrete graphics card. Only AMD Radeon™ Dual Graphics combines two powerful Radeon™ DirectX 11.2-enabled graphics processors to provide the ultimate gaming performance boost when you need it.


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Improved Multi Sample Anti-Aliasing MSAA Technology

Smooth Lines Make All the Difference Between Itty-Bitty Low-Quality Graphics Versus Smooth, Realistic Graphics

MSAA smooths out the jagged edges of a curved object. A black curved line on a white background displayed on a computer screen will have some jaggedness along its edges due to the inherent limitations of using discrete pixels to display the image. Anti-aliasing smooths out this jaggedness by filling in the white spaces between the jagged edges with varying shades of gray which gives you the smooth soft shadows, crisp sharp lines of buildings, and crisp tiny details in clothing that make your experience truly realistic.


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Bullet Physics Engine Technology

Get the Most Out of Your Gaming Experience with Real 3D Physics

Take advantage of the 3D Physics capabilities of some of today's newest titles which include completely destructible objects, walls and buildings collapsing from gun fire, real particle effects such as fire that react to the environment and realistic details such as moving hair, water and much more.


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Compatible with the newest Direct X Technology

Meets the Standards of the Newest Games with the Latest Direct X Driver Compatibility

With every new generation of Direct X, major improvements are made which greatly advance the graphics capabilities of games. That's why it is essential to ensure that you are using a graphics card with the newest Direct X driver compatibility so that you'll get the most out of your gaming experience. See the difference for yourself.


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6X Tesselation Technology

The Details of Tesselations can Make the Difference Between a Flat, Dull Surface and a Realistic Bumpy Surface

XFX graphics cards offer the highest tesselation capabilities while still maintaining the higest performance. We don't sacrifice one for the other so you can expect to get the riches detail in your games without slowing down your gaming experience. See bumpy roads, textured fabrics and realistic rippling waters with high tesselated graphics from XFX.



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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): Lifetime
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): Lifetime


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  • Lindsay P.
  • 9/24/2014 5:13:25 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

2 out of 5 eggs4k Stay away

Pros: Beautiful card and very quite. No need to overclock.

Cons: So I started having issue with my 4k monitor. Once I took the VGA out to trouble shoot I had no more issues. I started using the video on the 4690 haswell with no issue. During the RMA process I was told they were only able to test HDMI and Display port with 1080p because they did not have a 4k Monitor or any way to test 4k. Offered me a refurb

Other Thoughts: So I bought the card this last June and they wanted to send me a refurb card! They can't find a problem and they say "We do not have a way to test 4k resolution yet, what we can do is swap your card out for a refurb unit and hopefully that will run fine for you."

Manufacturer Response:

Hello Lindsaypace,

Have you tested the replacement card? please contact me directly to get this resolved.

neweggsupport@xfxforce.com.

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  • Kim R.
  • 9/14/2014 4:04:10 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsAwesome!

Pros: This card is extremely cheap for price vs. performance. I have been running maximum settings on all the games I play, and with Mantle technology my old Phenom II x4 965 CPU doesn't bottleneck it! Awesome card, my friend got the same one.

Cons: My friend bought the same card and it came DOA for him, kinda sucks :/

Other Thoughts: I would recommend this GPU to everyone looking for a really great card in the upper levels of gaming.

Manufacturer Response:

Thank you for the great review, we appreciate the feedback.

If you have any questions, please contact us at neweggsupport@xfxforce.com.

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  • Ezra S.
  • 9/7/2014 12:37:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsWorth it

Pros: Looks sweet as well as amazing price/performance ratio. I run Far Cry 3 on ultra (MSAA on 4x) super smooth. Battlefield 3 and 4 on ultra maxed settings with no problems (60 FPS). Crysis 3 and Thief with good playability too (40-55 FPS.) Haven't had a single hitch with this card and it stays pretty cool with decent case airflow (64C). I have this paired with an FX-8350 on Windows 8.1 and an Asus Crosshair IV Formula Mobo. Am considering getting another to Xfire. Great Card and pretty darn futureproof.

Cons: None

Other Thoughts: Too be expected of a card of this caliber: It's big. make sure you have the clearance for it in your case.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate the positive feedback.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

neweggsupport@xfxforce.com.

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  • heather s.
  • 9/6/2014 11:17:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week

4 out of 5 eggsFrusterated

Pros: Its a XFX, best warranty in the industry. Unfortunately i dont have any other pros. See cons

Cons: This card has gave me nothing but trouble for days now. Initially i have been having black screen system crashes requiring hardboot even with a game like diablo 3. I have tried many options, guru drive sweepers, uninstalling and reinstalling numerous driver packages, reinstalling a fresh factory windows 8.1, rollbacking my MB BIOS and reinstalling latest. So far the one and only way i have been able to get this card stable while gaming was this morning when i decreased the card performance in msi afterburner as show here:

voltage: stock
power limit: stock
core clock: decreased to 850
memory clock: decreased to 1050
fan speed: min of 50 with sharp 2 o clock increase

System specs

AMD FX-4100 OC
Corsair H60 water cooler
XFX R9 280X BIOS 015.044.010.000000....
Sabertooth 990fx latest BIOS
100w collmax psu
120 gb SSD
1Tb HDD

I am not happy with this. Why have such a beast card only to tame it? It runs stable underclocked, so i think the card still has hope and is not broke right?? There has got to be something i am doing wrong i would think. So i wont give up on it just yet.

Other Thoughts: Wish i could untame this beast.

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate the positive feedback.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

neweggsupport@xfxforce.com.

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  • Chris s.
  • 9/5/2014 8:31:41 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsupgrading an old xfx

Pros: Don't have it yet, but it's gonna be a beast!

Cons: Hope this one doesn't die after 2 years like my 6870 did or ill be disappointed considering I'm paying a hell of a lot more then i did for the 6870.

Other Thoughts: Upgrading my build with this card and a full tower (from a mid tower).
Cooler Master HAF 932 Advanced Blue Edition

XFX Double D R9-280X-TDFD Radeon R9 280X 3GB 384-Bit

Corsair Force LX Series CSSD-F512GBLX 2.5" 512GB

SAMSUNG 840 EVO MZ-7TE250BW 2.5" 250GB

GIGABYTE GA-990FXA-UD3 AM3+ AMD 990FX + SB950 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX AMD Motherboard

Cooler Master Hyper 212

CORSAIR Enthusiast Series TX750 V2 750W

AMD FX-6100 Zambezi 6-Core 3.3GHz Socket AM3+

G.SKILL Sniper Series 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3

CORSAIR Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) 240-Pin DDR3

Manufacturer Response:

Hello,

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate the positive feedback.

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neweggsupport@xfxforce.com.

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  • Keivan S.
  • 9/2/2014 12:41:29 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsA HUGE BEEF Graphics Card

Pros: Ok 3GB DDR 5... a pretty big deal. Crossfire ready for dual GPU support... bigger deal. 384-bit preformance, ok it's getting better. $299 after mail-in-rebate? Am I seriously getting such a beefy card for that price? I can't believe it.

Cons: Make sure your case has enough space to support this BIG BAD baby!

Other Thoughts: Couldn't be happier with my shopping. As always, Newegg delivers as fast as a concord airplane. Luckily my case had enough room to fit this HUGE card. I had to take out a case fan though.

I would buy this all over again if I could.

Manufacturer Response:

Awesome. Thank you for the great review.

We appreciate the positive feedback.

If you have any questions, please let us know. neweggsupport@XFXforce.com

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  • Anonymous
  • 8/31/2014 11:16:49 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs100%

Pros: fans are super quiet even at 100% speed. coolest running than any GPU I've ever seen. stays between 40-60 degrees during the most intense game play at full 1080p res. easy overclocking plenty of thermal room to really crank the settings.

Cons: card is very large. check dimensions of the card and your case before purchasing. crossfire finger is further back than the plastic shroud. card is very heavy and doesn't come with a PCB brace like the older 7900 series cards did.

Other Thoughts: the shroud feels on the cheaper side of things. the metallic accent is plastic and is very flimsy if you touch it. the instructions tell you not to use the power adapters that they have included in the box. the GPU box is very lack luster in protective properties. its a cardboard box. no foam just cardboard, and not very thick cardboard.

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Hello bandgeek12345,

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate the feedback.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

neweggsupport@xfxforce.com.

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  • rick f.
  • 8/29/2014 12:38:50 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsFAST card GREAT price.

Pros: This card is perfect. Price is right and plays everything I tested at 60+ frames a second at 1080p. The new tomb raider on ultimate settings 60+ frames. BF4, Sleeping dogs, bio shock 1/2/3., too many to name. Skyrim of course, and with 3 gigs of memory, skyrim mods are a breeze. Customer support is GREAT and fast. Runs very cool 32c/90F when not in use. when in use 45c/113F.

Cons: I can't find any cons.

Other Thoughts: Had artifacts on my screen, contacted support with details and they said it sounds like a HDMI cable. Tried and new one and it worked right away.

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Hello Zowlis,

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate the feedback.

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  • Jeremy E.
  • 8/29/2014 9:19:49 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOh MY!!!

Pros: Used for Bitcoin mining initially and made me back my investment!


Got 2 of these and one of th MSI. These guys run about 7 degrees cooler than all the other cards I have had on average.

Later used 2 in crossfire and kicks tail!

Cons: ZERO!!!!

No seriously guys, these have been the best GPUS I have purchased for this price range ever!

Other Thoughts: Wish the casing was slightly lower near the Power...

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Hello,

Thank you for the great review. We appreciate the feedback.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

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  • Ben D.
  • 8/25/2014 4:35:23 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsOutstanding card

Pros: Looks great, stays cool, and performs very well. Card hasn't crashed once for me, and can max out pretty much every game at 1080p and achieve 60+ fps, as long as you don't use max anti aliasing for everything. Top temperatures with an Hyper 212 Evo and a Corsair 200R case were 75c, after upgrading to an H80i as intake and using 2 fans at the top of the case for exhaust, temps are actually lower now and average 60-70, rarely going above that. I have been able to overclock the card to 1100MHz core clock and 1575MHz memory clock without having to raise the voltage, and it has stayed solid.

Cons: It would be cool if the logo was illuminated like on the 290x version, but that's about all I have to complain about :)

Other Thoughts: Initially when I got the card I was very frustrated and was thinking about returning it and getting a replacement because games were constantly crashing, taking the whole computer with it each time. I thought this was the card's fault, but had no complaints with this gpu after I realized it was my CPU crashing, and I just needed to raise the voltage for my overclock.

Idle temps for me are 50 or 51 most of the time, might be a little high for some but I don't see a problem with that personally as it doesn't get too hot when at full load.

Manufacturer Response:

Thank you for the great review.

If you have any questions, please let us know.

neweggsupport@xfxforce.com

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