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    Default VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    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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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    Nice job Sandy. Nice card also. I don't like the color. But it can be changed with some paint

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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    Terrific review, Sandy! I just can't get over the color scheme... what were they thinking?!

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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    I like it if your into a red theme this would be perfect and fit right in.

    Besides once its installed it faces the bottom of your case so you don't see much of it anyway



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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    Quote Originally Posted by vinman View Post
    I like it if your into a red theme this would be perfect and fit right in.

    Besides once its installed it faces the bottom of your case so you don't see much of it anyway



    Exactly. You cant see much of the red when it is installed. Just the sides. Slap and full cover block on it and no worries! Or Paint it like Jim said.
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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    Awesome review Sandy thanks for posting

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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    good review Sandy. Ugly card but nice performance.
    You don't know me and that's the way i like it!

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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    great job buddy!! these new AMD cards are looking pretty sweet...

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    Default Re: VisionTek Radeon R9-280X

    Great review Sandy! I almost got confused by the mention of TrueAudio in this one, but when I got to the end it made sense x-). I actually rather like the total look of the card, just kind of disappointed in cooler performance. This is reference design, yes?

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