XFX R9 280 Double Dissipation Black Edition OC 3GB Review




/ 6 years ago

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A Closer Look


XFX’s R9 280 Double Dissipation cooler is just stunning – I really like the new XFX redesign for the RX 2XX series.

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The PCB is black which fits in great with the overall design.

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The end reveals five 6mm heat pipes for cooling.

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The card is very well formed to a dual slot thickness and measures in at 29.5 cm or 11.6 inches.

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Unlike the reference R9 280s/ HD 7950s this has an 8 pin and a 6 pin rather than dual 6 pins.

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These graphics cards will support 4 Way CFX but I think 3 Way is the official limit.

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XFX use IP-5X dust proof 90mm fans which are PWM controlled.

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The end of the card features a nice glossy XFX logo, sadly it has no LED illumination like the XFX R9 290 and R9 290X models have.

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Although not a blower style design, the card is relatively well sealed off.

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The custom XFX end plate allows heat to be expelled out the back. There is an incredibly versatile display output with enough ports for 6 displays with MST Hubs.

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