AMD Radeon R9 280X

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Overview
Manufacturer
AMD
Based on
HD 7970 GHz Edition
Original Series
Radeon 200
Release Date
October 8th, 2013
Launch Price
$299 USD
PCB Code
109-C38637-00
Model
AMD C386 SKU 000
Graphics Processing Unit
GPU Model
Tahiti XTL (Tahiti)
Architecture
Graphics Core Next 1.0
Fabrication Process
28 nm
Die Size
352 mm2
Transistors Count
4.3B
Transistors Density
12.3M TRAN/mm2
Stream Processors
2048
Compute Units
128
Shader Engines
32
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Clocks
Base Clock
850 MHz
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
Memory Clock
1500 MHz
Effective Memory Clock
6000 Mbps
Memory Configuration
Memory Size
3072 MB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus Width
384-bit
Memory Bandwidth
288 GB/s
Technologies
  • AMD CrossFire
  • AMD Eyefinity
  • AMD HD3D
  • AMD Mantle
  • AMD PowerPlay
  • AMD PowerTune
  • AMD PowerTune w/ Boost
  • AMD ZeroCore Power

Physical
Interface
PCI-Express 3.0 x16
Width
11.12 cm
Length
26.49 cm
Height
2-slot
Power Connectors
1 × 6-pin, 1 × 8-pin
Power Design
5+1+1
TDP/TBP
250 W
Recommended PSU
600 W
Multi-GPU Support
3-way
Display Outputs
DVI-D DualLink
1 ×
miniDisplayPort
2 ×
HDMI
1 ×
API Support
DirectX
11.2
Mantle
1.0
Vulkan
-
OpenGL
4.4
OpenCL
1.2
Shader Model
5.0

Performance
Pixel Fillrate
27.2 GPixels/s
Texture Fillrate
108.8 GTexel/s
SPFP Performance
3.5 TFLOPS
Performance per W
13.9 GFLOPS/W
Performance per mm2
9.9 GFLOPS/mm2


 ModelBase/Boost/Mem (MHz)
KUROUTOSHIKOU Radeon R9 280X 3GB
RD-R9-280X-E3GB
850 / 1000 / 1500
MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB GAMING
R9 280X GAMING 3G
1000 / 1050 / 1500
MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB GAMING Battlefield 4
R9 280X GAMING 3G BF4
1000 / 1050 / 1500
MSI Radeon R9 280X 3GB GAMING LE
R9 280X GAMING 3G LE
860 / 1020 / 1500
MSI Radeon R9 280X 6GB GAMING
R9 280X GAMING 6G
1000 / 1050 / 1500
 ModelClocksMemory
AMD Radeon R9 295X2
5632 Unified Cores
1018 / 1250 MHz 8 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 290X
2816 Unified Cores
1000 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 290
2560 Unified Cores
947 / 1250 MHz 4 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280X
2048 Unified Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285X
2048 Unified Cores
1002 / 1375 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280
1792 Unified Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 285
1792 Unified Cores
918 / 1375 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270
1280 Unified Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 270X
1280 Unified Cores
1000 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 265
1024 Unified Cores
900 / 1400 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 260X
896 Unified Cores
1000 / 1250 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 260
896 Unified Cores
1100 / 1625 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 260
768 Unified Cores
1000 / 1500 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250X
640 Unified Cores
950 / 1125 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250XE
640 Unified Cores
860 / 1125 MHz 1 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250E
512 Unified Cores
800 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R9 255
512 Unified Cores
930 / 1625 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R7 250
384 Unified Cores
1000 / 1150 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R5 240
320 Unified Cores
730 / 900 MHz 2 GB GDDR3
AMD Radeon R7 240
320 Unified Cores
730 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 230
160 Unified Cores
650 / 533 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 235
160 Unified Cores
775 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 235X
160 Unified Cores
875 / 900 MHz 1 GB DDR3
AMD Radeon R5 220
80 Unified Cores
650 / 533 MHz 1 GB DDR3
 ModelClocksMemory
AMD Radeon HD 7970
2048 Cores
925 / 1375 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
2048 Cores
1000 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7990
4096 Cores
950 / 1500 MHz 6 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 8970
2048 Cores
1000 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 8990
4096 Cores
950 / 1500 MHz 6 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280X
2048 Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7950
1792 Cores
800 / 1250 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7950 Boost
1792 Cores
850 / 1250 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 8950
1792 Cores
850 / 1250 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon R9 280
1792 Cores
850 / 1500 MHz 3 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon Sky 700
1792 Cores
900 / 1250 MHz 6 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon Sky 900
3584 Cores
825 / 1250 MHz 6 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7870 XT
1536 Cores
925 / 1500 MHz 2 GB GDDR5
AMD Radeon HD 7950 (V)
1792 Cores
800 / 1250 MHz 3 GB GDDR5

Armed With the Award-Winning, Industry-Standard Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture and Supercharged by Mantle, AMD Radeon R9 270X and AMD Radeon R9 280X GPUs Are Built for Gamers Who Demand the Best
SUNNYVALE, CA — (Marketwired) — 10/08/13 — AMD (NYSE: AMD) today launched AMD Radeon™ R9 270X and AMD Radeon™ R9 280X, GPUs engineered from the bottom up to enable a new era of hyper-realistic ultra resolution gaming. AMD Radeon™ R9 Series graphics cards are designed for enthusiast gamers who demand high-performance hardware that shatters the boundaries of realism and performance.

Based on AMD’s award-winning Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture, the AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics cards receive a boost from Mantle1, an industry-acclaimed technology developed by AMD to enable today’s top game developers to harness the GCN-powered cores of both PCs and consoles. Mantle delivers a streamlined development process and games enabled with Mantle will be able to speak the native language of the GCN architecture, benefiting from hardware optimization that unlocks revolutionary performance and image quality.

“With GCN architecture and now Mantle, fully unlocked graphics performance and unrivaled quality is entrenched in the DNA of all AMD-powered GPUs and soon all of our APUs as well,” said Matt Skynner, corporate vice president and general manager, Graphics Business Unit, AMD. “With our new line of R9 Series graphics cards, tailor-made to perform with the next generation of PC games, AMD has proved that Radeon™ is gaming.”

AMD Radeon R9 Series graphics cards enable ultra-resolution gaming through both UltraHD (4K) and AMD Eyefinity technology, providing industry-leading visual experiences for gamers playing current and upcoming PC titles. AMD Radeon R9 270X graphics card is ideal for 1080p gaming with the highest quality settings. AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics card is ideally suited for 2560×1440 resolution and loaded with 3GB of memory, built to play graphically demanding upcoming titles like “Battlefield 4“.

Product Specifications

Product ModelR9 270XR9 280X
Price2$199 (2GB)
$229 (4GB)
$299
Stream Processors1,2802,048
Engine ClockUp to 1.05 GHzUp to 1 GHz
Compute Performance2.69 TFLOPS4.1 TFLOPS
Memory Configuration2GB or 4GB GDDR5 / 256-bit3 GB GDDR5 / 384-bit
API SupportDirectX® 11.2
OpenGL 4.3
Mantle
DirectX® 11.2
OpenGL 4.3
Mantle

AMD Radeon R9 270X and AMD Radeon R9 280X graphics cards will be available on Oct. 11, 2013.