Average Bench: 51% - 43rd / 533

Based on 7,950 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Average average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 49.0% 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. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 161fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 114fps
See where your GPU ranks →

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 13.4%. 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. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 122fps
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 7,950 samples)
Min Avg Max
102 Lighting 122 144
67.6 Reflection 77.3 90.4
122 Parallax 161 188
42.3% 120 fps
Min Avg Max
52.5 MRender 59.5 69.2
100 Gravity 114 134
74.9 Splatting 85 99.5
59.6% 86.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1300 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.8.3
Lighting 136
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 178
47% 133 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 125
Splatting 93.1
65% 94.3 fps
Asus(1043 047E) 3GB
MaxC: 980 MHz, MaxM: 1300 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 130
Reflection 81.9
Parallax 172
45% 128 fps
MRender 63
Gravity 122
Splatting 89.9
63% 91.6 fps
PwrHis(1787 5000) 3GB
MaxC: 960 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 125
Reflection 78.9
Parallax 177
46% 127 fps
MRender 60.4
Gravity 118
Splatting 87
61% 88.4 fps
MaxC: 940 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Lighting 112
Reflection 70.8
Parallax 147
39% 110 fps
MRender 55.4
Gravity 105
Splatting 78.2
55% 79.6 fps
MaxC: 933 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.11.5
Lighting 109
Reflection 68.6
Parallax 142
37% 107 fps
MRender 53.6
Gravity 102
Splatting 75.8
53% 77.1 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,891,971 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 7,950 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B A003) 36% 50% ± 5%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
MSI(1462 277C) 13% 51% ± 6%
Asus(1043 047E) 12% 52% ± 6%
XFX(1682 3003) 12% 50% ± 6%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 10% 53% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 6% 50% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 4% 52% ± 5%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 4% 52% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 2% 48% ± 7%
Asus(1043 0482) 2% 54% ± 5%
Send price feedback
Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 4,474 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 44%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 30%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 75% - Very good Total price: $393

Popular R9 280 compatible motherboards:

How Fast Is Your GPU? (Bench your build) Size up your PC in less than a minute.

Welcome to our freeware PC speed test tool. UserBenchmark will test your PC and compare the results to other users with the same components. You can quickly size up your PC, identify hardware problems and explore the best upgrades.

UserBenchmark of the month

How it works

  • - Download and run UserBenchMark (UBM).
  • - CPU tests include: integer, floating and string.
  • - GPU tests include: six 3D game simulations.
  • - Drive tests include: read, write and mixed IO.
  • - Checks include: 4k Align, NCQ, TRIM, SATA, USB & S.M.A.R.T.
  • - RAM tests include: single/multi core bandwidth and latency.
  • - Reports are generated and presented on userbenchmark.com.
  • - Identify the strongest components in your PC.
  • - See speed test results from other users.
  • - Compare your components to the highest voted in class.
  • - Find the best upgrades.
  • - Share your opinion by voting.
Graphics Card Rankings (Price vs Performance) February 2017 GPU Rankings.

Welcome to our graphics card comparison. We calculate effective 3D speed which measures performance for recent games. Effective speed is adjusted by cost to yield value for money. Calculated values don't always tell the whole picture so we check them against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors and more to bring you the definitive list of top GPUs. Share your opinion by voting. [GPUPro]

 Comments

Added 2 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

2 days ago.

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


Good

15 days ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Poor

13 days ago.

a must buy for budget geeks


Your
opinion?
▲Like   ▼Dislike

You have viewed 65 pages, please contribute.


533 Graphics Cards (Compared) Thousands of user benchmarks compiled into one comparison list.

See how consistently different GPUs perform with varying real world conditions. The charts also illustrate overall performance, popularity and rank.

 Frequently Asked Questions

 Best User Rated

The Best.
CPUGPUSSD
AMD Ryzen 7 1700X $399Nvidia GTX 1070 $370Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $87
Intel Core i7-7700K $310AMD RX 480 $177Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $121
Intel Pentium G4560 $99Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $235Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $164
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $50Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $110SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $90HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $115SanDisk Extreme 32GB $26
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $42G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $650SanDisk Extreme 16GB $18
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback