Average Bench: 39.6% (64th of 590)

Based on 19,000 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 60.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 124fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 114fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 13.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 280 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 77.3fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 59.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,000 samples)
Min Avg Max
95.1 Lighting 124 145
65.3 Reflection 77.3 90.1
130 Parallax 165 190
42.9% 122 fps
Min Avg Max
52.9 MRender 59.7 68.1
89 Gravity 114 131
73.2 Splatting 84.9 98.3
37.2% 86.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Lighting 128
Reflection 79.6
Parallax 170
44% 126 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 118
Splatting 86.8
38% 88.7 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Lighting 122
Reflection 76.4
Parallax 163
42% 120 fps
MRender 58.9
Gravity 113
Splatting 83.7
37% 85.3 fps
PwrHis(1787 3000) 3GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Lighting 126
Reflection 79
Parallax 168
44% 124 fps
MRender 60
Gravity 68.9
Splatting 82.3
29% 70.4 fps
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 3GB
CLim: 1072 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.2
Lighting 66.7
Reflection 41.5
Parallax 89.6
23% 65.9 fps
MRender 33.2
Gravity 62.1
Splatting 45.5
20% 46.9 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 35% 39% ± 4%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
MSI(1462 277C) 16% 40% ± 6%
XFX(1682 3003) 13% 39% ± 5%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
PwrHis(1787 3000) 9% 38% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 9% 43% ± 3%
Asus(1043 047E) 9% 41% ± 5%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 4% 39% ± 5%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 3% 40% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 42% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 37% ± 7%
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Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 11,414 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $65

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 61% - Good Total price: $385

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1 month ago.

Slightly faster than a 1050 Ti for less money, and mine overclocked and benched well on air cooling. Definitely a good card.


Terrible

5 months ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Excellent

8 months ago.

keeps at around 60 degrees celsius on games like bf1 bf4 and pubg. playing with 70-90 fps!!


Terrible

8 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


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