The SAPPHIRE DUAL-X 100363BF4L is powered by Radeon R9 280X, the latest AMD GPU designed to take your gaming to the next level. Engineered to be among the world’s most advanced graphics cards, AMD Radeon R9 280X GPUs feature award-winning GCN Architecture for exceptional performance and efficiency. With 3GB of the latest GDDR5 memory and 2048 stream processors, and support for DirectX 11.2, this card gives you the capability to to play the very latest games with perfectly smooth action even at higher resolutions such as 2560 x 1440. The Radeon R9 280X also comes packed with groundbreaking features like AMD PowerTune technology, AMD CrossFire technology and Mantle, and offer consumers truly amazing value at this ‘sweet spot’ price point. This is real UltraHD gaming at a price many gamers can afford.
SAPPHIRE Dual-X Cooling Technology Famous for the exclusive cooling solutions like the award winning Vapor Chamber Cooling technology - Vapor-X, SAPPHIRE's reputation for innovative excellence continues to grow with the introduction of the new dual-extractor technology - Dual-X. Dual-X is a highly efficient multi-heatpipe cooler with dual fans that provide quiet and very cool operation during normal operating conditions, and superb cooling performance even under extreme loads.
UEFI BIOS support The UEFI ready products equip the UEFI firmware that is digitally signed and approved by Microsoft for Secure Boot. With Windows 8’s secured boot architecture and its establishment of a root of trust, the customer is protected from malicious code executing in the boot path by ensuring that only signed, certified “known good” code and boot loaders can execute before the operating system itself loads. When compared to the legacy BIOS, systems with UEFI has a much faster boot and resume time to the OS. (The UEFI ready products are compatible with motherboards that comply with UEFI Specification 2.3.1 or after. It is also compatible with motherboards that do not have a UEFI feature. Motherboards that contain an earlier version of UEFI must be updated to the latest version, or have the UEFI option turned off, otherwise, the graphics card will boot in legacy mode, or in some cases, not boot at all. Please refer to your motherboard userguide for BIOS update instruction.)
DirectX 11.2 The tessellation performance on AMD Radeon R7/ R9 series is up to two times faster than the previous generation, and DirectCompute performance is also faster to accelerate advanced post-processing, filtering, and anti-aliasing techniques. Direct X11 games has never looked this good.
Mantle There’s optimization, and then there’s Mantle. Games enabled with Mantle speak the language of GCN architecture to unlock revolutionary performance and image quality. (Application support is required.)
AMD Eyefinity Enjoy the ultimate immersive gaming experience with innovative “wrap around” multidisplay capabilities.
AMD App Acceleration 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).
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