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Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 OC with Boost

11230-00
Graphics Processor
Tahiti
Cores
1792
TMUs
112
ROPs
32
Memory Size
3 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
384 bit

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Tahiti
GPU Variant
Tahiti PRO3
(215-0821330)
Architecture
GCN 1.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
4,313 million
Die Size
352 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Mar 4th, 2014
Generation
Volcanic Islands
(R9 200)
Production
End-of-life
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16

Clock Speeds

Base Clock
827 MHz
850 MHz (+3%)
Boost Clock
933 MHz
940 MHz (+1%)
Memory Clock
1250 MHz
5000 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
3 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
384 bit
Bandwidth
240.0 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
1792
TMUs
112
ROPs
32
Compute Units
28
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
768 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
29.86 GPixel/s
30.08 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
104.5 GTexel/s
105.3 GTexel/s
FP32 (float) performance
3.344 TFLOPS
3.369 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
836.0 GFLOPS
842.2 GFLOPS (1:4)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
10.83 inches
10.32 inches
275 mm
262 mm
TDP
200 W
Suggested PSU
350 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x HDMI
2x mini-DisplayPort

2x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
2x 6-pin
Board Number
C386

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (11_1)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
1.2
Vulkan
1.1.101
Shader Model
5.1

Card Notes

Rebranded HD 7950

Tahiti GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Southern Islands
CLRX Version: GCN 1.0
Graphics/Compute: GFX6 (gfx600)
Display Core Engine: 6.0
Unified Video Decoder: 3.2
Video Compression Engine: 1.0

Exact Transistor Count: 4,312,711,873

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ASUS R9 280 DirectCU II 827 MHz 933 MHz 1250 MHz 11.2 inches/284 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
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ASUS STRIX R9 280 OC 874 MHz 980 MHz 1300 MHz 11.2 inches/284 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
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HIS R9 280 IceQ OC 827 MHz 933 MHz 1250 MHz 11.06 inches/281 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 2x mini-DisplayPort
HIS R9 280 IceQ X2 OC 847 MHz 953 MHz 1250 MHz 11.7 inches/297 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 2x mini-DisplayPort
MSI R9 280 Gaming 933 MHz 972 MHz 1250 MHz 10.6 inches/269 mm
PowerColor TurboDuo R9 280 OC 855 MHz 960 MHz 1250 MHz 10.5 inches/267 mm, 1x DVI 1x HDMI 2x mini-DisplayPort
Sapphire Dual-X R9 280 OC with Boost 850 MHz 940 MHz 1250 MHz 10.32 inches/262 mm, 2x DVI 1x HDMI 1x DisplayPort
VTX3D R9 280 X-Edition 855 MHz 960 MHz 1250 MHz 1x DVI 1x HDMI 2x mini-DisplayPort
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