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Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X 3GB OC Video Card Review - Benchmarks - 3DMark

Sapphire Radeon R9 280 Dual-X 3GB OC Video Card Review
Floating under the radar, AMD released the Radeon R9 280 (non-X) 3GB to the world. Let's see what Sapphire is offering and if it's worth buying or not.
| AMD Radeon GPU in Video Cards | Posted: Apr 3, 2014 2:05 pm
TweakTown Rating: 60%Manufacturer: Sapphire

3DMark 11

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1.1

 

 

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Starting off with 3DMark 11, you can see that we've got a slight increase when compared to the reference R9 270X 2GB. As for being between it and the R9 280X 3GB, you can see we lean more towards the lower-end R9 270X 2GB than the higher-end R9 280X 3GB.

 

 

3DMark Fire Strike

 

Version and / or Patch Used: 1

 

 

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Getting into Fire Strike, you can see the Sapphire R9 280 Dual-X 3GB OC really sits well between the two models either side of it. What we really want to know, though, is how it performs in some of our games, which we'll take a look at in just a moment.

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