ASUS Radeon R9 280X Review

Hitman Absolution and Resident Evil 6

ASUS Radeon R9 280X Review

Hitman Absolution

Finally we have a test that shows a huge benefit with the R9 280X. The early release of Hitman Absolution was a chuggy mess but since then the patches and driver updates have vastly improved the playability. Even still the 280X comfortably beats out the GTX770 whether you're running at 1920 or 2560. Indeed the R9 280X is on a par with the GTX780 when it comes to the adventures of Agent 47.

Resident Evil 6

The tables turn in Resident Evil 6, with the GTX770 handily beating the 280X DirectCU II. It's hugely playable regardless, but it's so rare to find a title in which the two cards aren't neck and neck that it's worth mentioning.


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07-10-2013, 23:53:31


The first of the next series of Radeon cards is a familiar foe. Whilst we wait for the Hawaii core 290X, let's look at the Tahiti 280X

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08-10-2013, 00:16:57

For someone needing to update this card will kick some serious ass can't wait to see the review of the R9-290XQuote

08-10-2013, 01:41:51

How do we CFX it when the cooler blocks them? Well i guess you can use the bendy ones.Quote

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