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R9280XGAMING3G AMD R9 280X Gaming 3G Twin Frozr 3072MB PCIe x16 3.0 Video Card

Buy this AMD Radeon graphics card and choose the FREE games you want most

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Save $250.00 / Originally $579.99

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Your gaming is not the same with the MSI R9 280X GAMING Graphics Card. Based on the AMD Radeon R9 280X GPU, this card is built around 2048 stream processors, with 3GB/384bit GDDR5 memory clocked at an incredible 6000MHz effective memory frequency. With the new Microsoft DirectX 11.2 support, it produces amazingly beautiful graphics and lifelike environmental interaction in your games. Moreover, games enabled with the optimized Mantle speak the language of GCN architecture to unlock revolutionary performance and image quality. The MSI-exclusive Afterburner utility enables you to extract more performance by tuning vital GPU parameters. Military class components, with an advanced Twin Froza IV thermal design, allow you to game with full confidence. An array of advanced AMD technology including AMD Eyefinity, AMD HD3D, and AMD CrossFire offers you more than one way to elevate your gaming experience.

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Buy this video card, choose the FREE games you want most. Ask your sales associate for details. Offer good through June 30, 2014 or while supplies last. Availability varies by store.


Product Information
Mfr Part#R9280XGAMING3G
Form Factor Standard
GPU Manufacturer AMD
GPU Chipset Radeon R9 280X
Number of GPUs 1
Overclocked Yes
Core Clock Speed 1000MHz
Boost Core Clock Speed 1050MHz
RAMDAC Clock Speed 400MHz
Stream Processors 2048
Maximum Digital Resolution 2560x1600
Maximum Analog Resolution 2048x1536
Max Monitors Supported 4
Max Monitors Supported 4
Maximum Refresh Rate 240Hz
Video Memory 3072MB
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Clock Speed 3004MHz (6008MHz Effective)
Memory Bus 384-bit
OpenGL Support OpenGL 4.3
DirectX Support DirectX 11.2
ATI CrossFire Support AMD CrossFireX
HDCP Support Yes
3D Ready Yes
Cooling Fan
Features AMD Eyefinity Technology; AMD App Acceleration; AMD HD3D Technology;
Audio Playback 7.1 Channel Surround Sound (through HDMI connector)
Audio Input for HDMI Internal
DVI 1 x Dual-Link DVI-I
DisplayPort 2 x mini-DisplayPort
System Requirements
Supported Windows Operating Systems Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Display Requirements Digital Display
Thermal & Power
Power Supply Requirements 500 Watt Power Supply (with 36A on the +12V Rail)
Power Connectors (1) 8-pin PCI-E Power Connector and (1) 6-pin PCI-E Power Connector
Physical Specifications
Height 5.04"
Length 10.63"
Width 1.34"
Package Contents
What's in the Box Video Card
Manufacturer Warranty
Parts 1 Year
Labor 1 Year

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  • Parts: 1 Year
  • Labor: 1 Year

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