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9.0 out of 10

XFX R9-280X-TDBD

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Reviews and Problems with XFX R9-280X-TDBD

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Overall 10
10

Huge card, huge performance.

Trevor, Amazon
4 weeks ago
  • Summary: This card devours absolutely everything I've thrown at it thus far. Highly recommended to anyone looking at purchasing a card, this has a lot of punch for not a lot of price.
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Overall 2
2.0

Edited: Second card was also defective

Ikaika, Amazon
29 June 2014
  • Summary: Update 6/30/2014 - I received the replacement card today, it worked for about 15 minutes but then the screen became covered in green dots / artifacts (usually a sign of issues with the memory on the card) so I tested it in a second computer with the same results. I really wanted to like this card, but I can't keep returning them and wasting my time in the hopes that I will find a good card.
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Overall 4
4.0

Failed to run games on medium settings

Mark D., Amazon
17 June 2014
  • Summary: I upgraded from a HD6000 Series card to this. Installed it and new video drivers and turned on my machine. So far so good, I was getting images on my monitor. Started up Tomb Raider and put max settings, tessellation, ultra graphics, the whole 9 yards. The game ran about 10 minutes beautifully and then crashed. No bsod by the way. So I thought that maybe it was a heating problem, and installed some fans. Booted it up again and it crashed again.
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Overall 6
6.0

Not Hackintosh ready

R. Morales "Aberracus", Amazon
30 May 2014
  • Summary: Needs to change the Firmware with the one of the less powerful sibling to get it working (great) on a Hackintosh
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Overall 8
8.0

like the card hated the price and the wait to get it

Matthew Heavener, Amazon
5 May 2014
  • Summary: This is a good product but i hated waiting a month to get it and then it being 50 bucks cheaper on newegg at the time. Love the card thou works great.
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Overall 10
10

AMAZING video card

M. Duhon, Amazon
3 May 2014
  • Summary: If you are looking for a truly amazing video card that will blow every other card out of the water without completely breaking the bank (I know this is still expensive) this is the card you want. It is great for gaming along with mining if you are wanting to mine litecoins or some other script currency. It stays very cool and is quiet.
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Overall 10
10

Replaced XFX 7970 BE

Steven B., Newegg
16 April 2014
  • Summary: Thinking about buying another for crossfire!
  • Pros: Had an XFX 7970 BE I bought from Newegg last year and worked great up until a month ago when it began showing artifacts in games as well as on my desktop so I setup an RMA with XFX which was both quick and painless and they shipped me this 280X which is faster than the card it it replaced and is stable! thanks XFX
  • Cons: None
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Overall 10
10

Well, I'm not sure what to say...

christopher s. atkins "Christopher S. Atkins,..., Amazon
16 April 2014
  • Summary: Beautiful card. Huge. Like a brick. It works. Now to my uncertainty.... I bought this card to play ArmA 2/DayZ & ArmA 3, Elder Scrolls Online and af ew other PC games...as it stands, I've only used it for ArmA 2 DayZ. I was expecting to get 60-70fps, unfortunately I only get 30-40fps (closer to 30 than 40). Needless to day I was quite pissed after purchasing this and realized my $169 card was giving me the same performance as this $370 card.
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Overall 10
10

Great for mining

David Flores, Amazon
28 February 2014
  • Summary: I use this card for LTC mining with stock settings i am getting 700 khs. running at 73c temp wise and holding strong.
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Overall 8
8.0

Pleased

Andrew H., Newegg
20 January 2014
  • Pros: Fast card, great looks, smooth gaming. Had no issue setting up drivers on Windows, some minor issues using drivers in Linux. Fit my case without issue, but left little room to spare. Cooling seems adequate and performs well after adjustment described below
  • Cons: Poor quality control out of the box: bent radiator blades, which I couldn't get completely straightened, even after careful work with a flat screwdriver.
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