SAPPHIRE AMD Radeon R9 280X PCI-E Graphics Card - 3 GB

was £249.99 (£249.99 From 03/12/13 to 09/12/14)
Save £30.00
  • Clock speed: 1020 MHz
  • Memory type: GDDR5
  • Memory bus: 384-bit
  • Crossfire

Available for Home Delivery

Available for Home Delivery


Christmas Home Delivery – Last Order Dates*

In order to receive delivery in time for Christmas, please place your order before the dates below.

Free Standard Home Delivery – Saturday 20th December before 2pm

Next Day Delivery – Tuesday 23rd December before 5pm

Same Day Delivery † – Wednesday 24th December before 8 am

*Please note last order dates are based on normal delivery conditions, adverse weather & unforeseen circumstances may impact these dates.

†Same day delivery is only available to London, Greater London and other selected postcodes. The delivery option will be displayed at checkout if your order and delivery address are eligible for this service. Find eligible postcodes.

Home Delivery Information

Next Day, Named Day and Time to Suit Delivery (from £4.99)

When you order through Currys website we want to make sure you get your purchase when you want it. That's why we offer a range of premium delivery services including Next Day delivery, a day of your choice for delivery and even 4 hour time slots to suit your schedule.

Free home delivery on all orders (within 5 working days, guaranteed delivery before Christmas)

If you are happy to wait up to 5 working days, then every order you place through Currys website for home delivery offers you free delivery as standard. No minimum spend, no fuss and you can even track your order after you place it.

Available to Order Online & Collect in Store from next day

Available to Order Online & Collect in Store from next day


Last Order Dates before Christmas

Reserve & Collect – ​Last Reservation Date before Christmas : Reserve by 3pm on Wednesday 24th December

Your item will be ready for collection one hour after you make your reservation.

Pay & Collect next day delivery - Tuesday 23rd December before 5pm*

Order by 5pm on Monday 22nd December for delivery to our Elgin, Inverness, Inverurie and Northern Ireland stores.

Stores are closing at 5pm on 24th December with the exception of:
4pm: Huddersfield, Chester, Newry
4.30pm: London Holborn, London City, London Barbican, Stratford-U-Avon
Please make your reservation before 2.30pm for the stores shown above

*Please note last order dates are based on normal delivery conditions, adverse weather & unforeseen circumstances may impact these dates.

Order online & collect in store

This product is available for one of our Order & Collect services in our stores.

Reserve & Collect

If your local store has the item in stock, you can reserve it online to be paid for and collected in store.
Your item will be available for collection one hour after reservation and will be held until the end of the following day.

Pay & Collect

If your local store does not have stock, you can pay online and then have it delivered to store for collection.
Your item will be sent from our warehouse to the store and will be available to collect from 5pm on your chosen day of delivery. Your product will be available to collect for 28 days after delivery.


Back to top

Product details

Featuring an overclocked design, 3 GB of GDDR5 memory for superb image processing and a host of technology for immersive gaming, you can bring your gaming rig up to scratch with the Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 280X PCI-E Graphics Card.

Get connected

The AMD Radeon R9 280X PCI-E Graphics Card is designed to provide support for high definition gameplay and 3D entertainment - this graphics card includes HDMI, DisplayPort, DVI and VGA connections.

With CrossfireX support, you can link compatible graphics card to boost your PC's graphics processing power.

Stay cool

You'll be able to run even the most graphics-intensive games without fear of your graphics card overheating thanks to the Sapphire Dual-X cooling technology. This uses two methods to cool your graphics card, helping to extend its lifespan.

The graduated multi-heatpipe cooler helps to provide efficient and quieter heat extraction, and the dual aerofoil fans help to improve airflow over your graphics card.

AMD technology

The AMD Radeon R9 280X includes the Catalyst Control Centre which provides you with control over your graphics card so you can tweak it to suit your gameplay. With the combination of AMD PowerTune and the TriXX Utility, you can customise the parameters of your graphics card to help you to unlock even more power.

AMD Stream technology helps to accelerate the most demanding graphics applications, unlocking extreme power right when you need it, perfect when you're playing games or editing high resolution photos and videos.

Enjoy 3D entertainment with AMD HD3D technology when used with a compatible 3D display and software.

It also includes Dolby TrueHD and DTS HD Master Audio support, which supports 7.1 channel surround sound over HDMI.

Expanding your horizons

The AMD Eyefinity technology not only supports stereo 3D but allows you to expand your display across up to three monitors, fully immersing you in your favourite games.

Don't put up with sub-standard graphics - give your PC the graphics handling it deserves with the Sapphire AMD Radeon R9 280X PCI-E Graphics Card.

Product code: 075836

Print product details

Graphics engine AMD Radeon R9 280X
Bus PCI Express 3.0
Memory 3 GB GDDR5
Memory frequency 1500 MHz
Memory interface 384-bit
DirectX support DirectX 11.2
Open GL OpenGL 4.2
Stream processor 2048
Outputs - HDMI x 1
- VGA x 1
- DVI x 1
- DisplayPort x 1
Multi-GPU support CrossfireX
Other features - SAPPHIRE Dual-X Cooling Technology
- DirectX® 11.2 graphics
- Open GL 4.2 support
- AMD App Acceleration
- AMD Image quality enhancement technology
- AMD Cutting-edge integrated display support
- AMD Powerplay™ Power management technology
- AMD PowerTune technology
- AMD ZeroCore Power technology
- AMD HD Media Accelerator
- Dolby® TrueHD and DTS-HD Master Audio™ support
System requirements - Windows Vista(32Bit/64Bit)
- Windows Media Center Edition 2005
- Windows 7(32bit/64bit)
- Windows 8 or 8.1(32bit/64bit)
Dimensions 245 x 375 x 98 mm (H x W x D)
Manufacturer’s guarantee 2 years