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Asus AMD Radeon R9 280X 1070MHz 3GB PCI-Express 3.0 HDMI DirectCU II TOP OC

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R9280X-DC2T-3GD5: ASUS Radeon R9 280X DirectCU II gives new edge to hardcore gamers

  • DirectCU II achieves 20% lower temps with direct-contact copper heatpipes, plus 3X quieter and 6X more powerful twin 100mm fan operation.
  • Exclusive CoolTech Fan drives wider airflow to keep critical components cool.
  • TOP-selected 1070MHz cores run 70MHz higher than reference for smoother gameplay.
  • DIGI+ VRM with 12-phase Super Alloy Power delivers precise digital power for superior efficiency, reliability, and performance.
  • GPU Tweak helps you modify clock speeds, voltages, fan performance and more, all via an intuitive interface.

Game Faster. Quieter. Cooler. ASUS Exclusive Innovation

DirectCU II: 20% cooler and 3X* quieter

Exclusive DirectCU II thermal design includes a direct-GPU contact 10mm copper heatpipe and 220% larger dissipation area to boost heat removal efficiency. It performs 20% cooler and 3X quieter than reference. *Equivalent to 14dB and performance varies depending on system configuration

CoolTech Fan

Proprietary CoolTech fan consists of a hybrid blade and bearing design, with inner radial blower and outer flower-type blades. These provide multi-directional airflow to accelerate heat removal and enable highly stable graphics performance.

TOP-Selected 1070 MHz core

1070 MHz engine clock for better performance and outstanding gaming experience

DIGI+ VRM with Super Alloy Power

30% less power noise and 2.5X greater durability Acclaimed DIGI+ VRM has been applied via a 12-phase power design that uses digital voltage regulators to minimize power noise by 30%, enhance power efficiency by 15%, widen voltage modulation tolerance, and improve overall stability and longevity by 2.5 times over reference.

GPU Tweak: Real-time intuitive graphics tuning

  • Shows detailed specs and actual card status with GPU-Z
  • Sync GPU clocks and voltages for easier overclocking
  • Monitoring widget provides real-time detailed multi-parameter info
  • 2D/3D switcher locks cards in 3D mode for higher benchmarks
  • Automatically checks and updates drivers and BIOS versions
  • Stream on-screen action to the web in full HD

3GB GDDR5 Memory

On-board memory for the best gaming experience & the best resolution

Graphics GPU Features

  • Powered by AMD Radeon™ R9 280
  • AMD Eyefinity™Technology: Extend the view across up to 6displays to immerse yourself ingameplay and entertainment
  • CrossFire X Support: Multi-GPU technology for extreme performance
  • AMD HD3D: Immerse in stereoscopic 3D gaming and get up close and personal with your favorite stars while watching Blu-ray 3D. AMD HD3D is also designed for professionals who create complex visual effects and detailed data visualizations.
  • PCI Express 3.0: Delivers double the bandwidth per lane of PCIe 2.0 for faster GPU-CPU communication.
  • Microsoft DirectX 11.2 API: Brings new levels of visual realism to gaming on the PC and get top-notch performance.

I/O Ports Highlight

  • 2 X Native DVI
  • 1 X Native HDMI
  • 1 X Native DisplayPort


  • Graphics Engine: AMD Radeon R9 280X
  • Bus Standard: PCI Express 3.0
  • Video Memory: GDDR5 3GB
  • Engine Clock: 1070 MHz
  • Memory Clock: 6400 MHz ( 1600 MHz GDDR5 )
  • Memory Interface: 384-bit
  • Resolution: DVI Max Resolution : 2560x1600
  • Interface: DVI Output : Yes x 1 (DVI-I), Yes x 1 (DVI-D), HDMI Output : Yes x 1 , Display Port : Yes x 1 (Regular DP)
  • HDCP Support : Yes
  • Accessories: 1 x CrossFire cable
  • Software: ASUS GPU Tweak & Driver
  • Dimensions: 11.2 " x 5.7 " x 1.5 " Inch



Product Description
ASUS R9280X-DC2T-3GD5 graphics card - Radeon R9 280X - 3 GB
Device Type
Graphics card
Bus Type
PCI Express 3.0 x16
Graphics Engine
AMD Radeon R9 280X
3 GB - GDDR5
Core Clock
970 MHz
Boost Clock
1070 MHz
Effective Memory Clock
6.4 GHz
Memory Interface
Max Resolution
2560 x 1600
DVI-I , HDMI , DVI-D , DisplayPort
API Supported
DirectX 11.2
Dimensions (WxDxH)
3.81 cm x 28.4 cm x 14.5 cm
Microsoft Certification
Compatible with Windows 7



Device Type
Graphics card
Bus Type
PCI Express 3.0 x16
Graphics Engine
AMD Radeon R9 280X
Core Clock
970 MHz
Boost Clock
1070 MHz
Max Resolution
2560 x 1600
DVI-I , HDMI , DVI-D , DisplayPort
API Supported
DirectX 11.2
Native HDMI, AMD Eyefinity Technology, AMD HD3D Technology, AMD CrossFireX Technology, Super Alloy Power technology, ASUS DirectCU II Technology, ASUS DIGI+ VRM, CoolTech Fan , HDCP


3 GB
Effective Clock Speed
6.4 GHz
Bus Width

System Requirements

Additional Requirements
6-pin + 8-pin power connectors


Power Consumption Operational
300 Watt
Cables Included
1 x CrossFire cable
Software Included
Drivers & Utilities, ASUS GPU Tweak
Compatible with Windows 7
"Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
3.81 cm
28.4 cm
14.5 cm

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Graphics Processor Manufacturer: AMD
Graphics Processor: AMD Radeon R9 280X
Interface: PCI Express 3.0 x16
Memory Size: 3GB
Digital Output: Digital Visual Interface (DVI)
Digital Output: DisplayPort
Digital Output: High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI)
Brand: Asus
Price Range Inc VAT: 150 - 300

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