ASUS Radeon R9 280X Review

Sleeping Dogs and Tomb Raider

ASUS Radeon R9 280X Review

Sleeping Dogs

The 280X performs very well in Sleeping Dogs with 53 and 33FPS respectively. Considering that the GTX770, which has been tightly matched so far, scores only 49 and 28FPS then you can see that the ASUS R9 280X enjoys the Wei Shen title.

Tomb Raider

We see a similar 4FPS improvement in Tomb Raider. The reboot of Lara Croft gives us good performance on the 280X, clocking in at 66FPS on the 1080 resolution and 45 in the higher 2560 setup.

 

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Most Recent Comments

08-10-2013, 00:16:57

Excalabur50
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

sander3
How do we CFX it when the cooler blocks them? Well i guess you can use the bendy ones.Quote

08-10-2013, 04:48:47

sheroo
It would be nice when the 290X comes out if you could weave in there somehow, how fantastic these cards are at folding.Quote

08-10-2013, 05:26:28

quickfireuk
As someone thats just updated there rig, i like the asus new card over there old version, this card is 2 slot and not 3 slot, and on a side note, sapphire R8 280X cards, now have uefi support, sweeet Quote

08-10-2013, 05:44:54

WillSK
Is it just me or were there a few benchmarks where thee 7970 out performed the 280 x. I found that really unusual/confusing

As for the now confirmed pricing I can see how that bumped it up to gold award because you can essential crossfire 280x for just over the price of a single 7970 when they were releasedQuote
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