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VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

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Posted November 2, 2013 by Sandy Bruce in Video Cards

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Release Date: Now
 
Specifications: • Graphics Engine: RADEON R9 280X • Video Memory: 3GB GDDR5 • Memory Interface: 384-bit • DirectX® Support: 11.2 • Bus Standard: PCI Express 3.0 • Core Speed: 850MHz (1000Mhz boost) • Memory Speed: 1500MHz x4 (6Gbps) • VGA Output: (using DVI to VGA adapter) • DVI Output: DL DVI-I • HDMI Output: HDMI (video/audio) • DisplayPort Output: 2x mini DisplayPort • UEFI ready: Support • Warranty: Limited Lifetime
 
Price at time of Review: $299
 

WHAT WE LIKED:

Price, Performance, Expandability, Adaptability and a Lifetime Warranty
 

WHAT WE DISLIKED:

Rear support of the card is a bit weak, temps a bit high, Didn't include a mini DisplayPort adapter
 
BOTTOM LINE:
VisionTek Radeon R9-280X doesn't have the flashy box, doesn't have some special name for its cooling solution and doesn't have some crazy color theme. It has functionality. It does exactly what it was meant to do: play games at higher resolutions.
by Sandy Bruce
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Introduction

 

In this ever-blossoming technology industry there are smaller companies that are often overshadowed by their behemoth competitors. There are many reasons why this occurs but one of the most common assumptions is that the smaller company is lower quality. The thinking has been that the smaller guy can’t make a product as well as the bigger guy. VisionTek has been striving to prove that assumption to be false. They believe they can be a smaller company yet still offer quality and value. VisionTek sent us the new Radeon R9-280X AMD based GPU to see how well their promise holds up. We will take a moment to learn about VisionTek before we put the R9-280X through some tests.

 

http://www.visiontekproducts.com/

VisionTek Products, LLC is a leading supplier of personal computer enhancement products to retailers and consumers.

Based out of East Dundee, IL, VisionTek brings the most innovative and best performing products to the PC enthusiast consumer market and further committed to exemplary customer service and support for all of our products.
 

VisionTek has been widely recognized as a pioneer in producing graphic cards.

Our other component areas are such as memory, solid state drives, power supplies, candyboards, gaming network cards, and TV Tuners.


VisionTek’s award winning brand has been a leader for years and continues to set the standard for excellence in the market.

VisionTek products can be found at leading retailers, distributors, PC system builders and e-commerce sites in North America.

 

 

Radeon™ R9 280X Specs

• Graphics Engine: RADEON R9 280X

• Video Memory: 3GB GDDR5

• Memory Interface: 384-bit

• DirectX® Support: 11.2

• Bus Standard: PCI Express 3.0

• Core Speed: 850MHz (1000Mhz boost)

• Memory Speed: 1500MHz x4 (6Gbps)

• VGA Output: (using DVI to VGA adapter)

• DVI Output: DL DVI-I

• HDMI Output: HDMI (video/audio)

• DisplayPort Output: 2x mini DisplayPort

• UEFI ready: Support

• Warranty: Limited Lifetime

 

 

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