Radeon R9 280 

Released March, 2014
  • 827 MHz
  • 3 GB GDDR5
6.9 Out of 10

GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Radeon R9 280 among Desktop GPUs

Gaming

Radeon R9 280
6.3
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

Radeon R9 280
6.2
T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Radeon R9 280
7.6
Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Radeon R9 280
7.1
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Value

Radeon R9 280
n.d.
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

Radeon R9 280
8.4
TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.9

Overall Score

Radeon R9 280
6.9

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon R9 280

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 280
365.38 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 960
111.95 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 280
80.47 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 960
69.13 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 280
1,687.03 frames/s
GeForce GTX 960
780.9 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 280
3,356.46

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 280
3,713.26

Fire Strike Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon R9 280
55.14

Sky Diver Factor Data courtesy FutureMark

Radeon R9 280
336.33

Dirt3

Radeon R9 280
92

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand AMD
GPU name Tahiti
Market Desktop
Clock speed 827 MHz
Turbo clock speed 933 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,792
Texture mapping units 112
Render output processors 32
Compute units 28
Pixel rate 29.86 GPixel/s
Texture rate 104.5 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 3,344 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 1,250 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 5,000 MHz
Memory bus 384 bit
Memory 3,072 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 240 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 200W
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