GIGABYTE AMD Radeon R9 280X OC WINDFORCE Review & Specs

GIGABYTE AMD Radeon R9 280X OC WINDFORCE 3X 3GB GDDR5 GV-R928XOC-3GD

GIGABYTE AMD Radeon R9 280X OC WINDFORCE 3X 3GB GDDR5 GV-R928XOC-3GD

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  • WINDFORCE 3X Cooling system with Triangle Cool technology
  • Powered by AMD Radeon™ R9 280X GPU
  • Integrated with 3GB GDDR5 memory, 384-bit memory interface
  • Features DVI-I / HDMI / mini DisplayPort*2
  • BASE:1000MHz / BOOST:1100 MHz
  • System power supply requirement: 600W

Specifications Overview

Model GV-R928XOC-3GD
Series AMD Radeon R9 200 Series
GPU Interface PCIe x16
GPU Chipset Radeon R9 280X
GPU Memory Size 3GB
GPU Memory Type GDDR5
GPU Clock Rate 1000MHz
GPU Boost Clock Rate 1100MHz
TDP 250W
Length 296mm
Cooling Type 3 Fans
Power Connectors 1 PCIe 8-pin + 1 PCIe 6-pin
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
DVI-D (Dual Link) 0
DVI-I (Dual Link) 1
DisplayPort 0
HDMI 1
G-SYNC Support
FreeSync Support
Expansion slots required 2

Pros

  • Factory overclock
  • Quiet in idle
  • Good cooling system
  • Dual BIOS
  • Great for Bitcoin mining

Cons

  • Noisy during gaming (latest bios should fix it)

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Description

Chipset Radeon R9 280X
Digital max resolution 4096 X 2160(via a single HDMI connector and not supported with two DVI connectors)
Analog max resolution 2048 x 1536
Process Technology 28 nm
PCB Form ATX
Core Clock Base / Boost clock:1000 / 1100 MHz
Memory Clock 6000 MHz
Memory Size 3072 MB
Memory Bus 384 bit
Card Bus PCI-E 3.0
Memory Type GDDR5
DirectX 11.2
OpenGL 4.3
Multi-view 3
I/O DVI-I / mini DisplayPort*2 / HDMI*1
Card size L=285mm W=126mm H=38mm
Power requirement 600W(with one 6-pin and one 8-pin external power connectors)


Critic Reviews

90

So is this card better than a reference Radeon R9 280X, yet and here is why. First you have a factory overclock. Normally an R9 280X runs at 850 MHz core with a GPU boost all the way up to 1000 MHz. This card on the other hard runs at 1000 MHz core with...

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86

Daca ai pus apostrof nu mai pui the - Gigabyte's implementation of AMD's R9 280X is the cheapest model I've tasted in its class. The stock performance matches the competition, although the overclocking issues drags the score down.The Windforce cooler has...

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