ASUS Radeon R9 280X Review

Batman AC and BioShock Infinite

ASUS Radeon R9 280X Review

Batman Arkham City

Batman has long since proven that almost anything is capable of rocking 60FPS with it, such is the way it's designed. The high PhysX prefers the nVidia cards though, and at extreme resolutions the AMD performance falls off. 

BioShock Infinite

The comparison AMD give us of the R9 280X against the GTX760 has consistently shown to be either pessimistic or self-serving, with the 280X and the GTX770 being inseparable. In BioShock Infinite there is only a single frame between the two in both 1080 and 1440 resolutions.


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Most Recent Comments

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

08-10-2013, 04:48:47

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

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

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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