Average Bench: 39.4% (65th of 592)

Based on 19,593 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 60.5% 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) 122fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 114fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 13.3%. 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) 77.5fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 59.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,593 samples)
Min Avg Max
88 Lighting 122 144
66.3 Reflection 77.5 90.2
129 Parallax 165 190
42.5% 121 fps
Min Avg Max
52.8 MRender 59.6 68.3
98.9 Gravity 114 128
73.8 Splatting 84.9 98.2
37.2% 86.1 fps
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The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Lighting 129
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 169
44% 126 fps
MRender 61.3
Gravity 119
Splatting 87.2
39% 89.2 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Lighting 127
Reflection 78.9
Parallax 168
44% 124 fps
MRender 60.7
Gravity 117
Splatting 86.4
38% 88 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Lighting 127
Reflection 78.9
Parallax 167
44% 124 fps
MRender 60.5
Gravity 117
Splatting 85.3
38% 87.7 fps
PwrHis(1787 3000) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.7.1
Lighting 123
Reflection 76.8
Parallax 162
42% 121 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 110
Splatting 84.5
36% 84.6 fps
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Lighting 111
Reflection 69.4
Parallax 159
40% 113 fps
MRender 54.3
Gravity 103
Splatting 74.2
34% 77.3 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 41% 39% ± 4%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
MSI(1462 277C) 12% 40% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 12% 43% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3003) 11% 39% ± 5%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
Asus(1043 047E) 9% 41% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 5% 37% ± 5%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 5% 39% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 3% 40% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 2% 36% ± 9%
Asus(1043 0482) 0% 41% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 229B) 0% 38% ± 0%
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Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 12,623 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $69

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $374

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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.


Excellent

3 days ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Good

10 days ago.

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Excellent

10 months ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

Excellent


Terrible

9 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


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