Average Bench: 39.6% (52nd of 550)

Based on 16,130 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) 123fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 114fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 11%. 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) 77.6fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 59.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 16,130 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.8 Lighting 123 144
66.9 Reflection 77.6 89.9
131 Parallax 164 189
42.7% 122 fps
Min Avg Max
53.3 MRender 59.9 68.3
99.2 Gravity 114 127
74.5 Splatting 85.2 98.2
37.4% 86.5 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: 17.11.2
Lighting 127
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 180
45% 129 fps
MRender 60.6
Gravity 117
Splatting 85.2
38% 87.6 fps
PwrHis(1787 3000) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 124
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 158
42% 120 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 106
Splatting 82
35% 82.2 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 111
Reflection 71.3
Parallax 151
39% 111 fps
MRender 55.3
Gravity 105
Splatting 78.6
34% 79.7 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B A003) 38% 39% ± 3%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
MSI(1462 277C) 12% 39% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 12% 42% ± 5%
Asus(1043 047E) 11% 41% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3003) 10% 40% ± 4%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
PwrHis(1787 3000) 6% 38% ± 3%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 5% 40% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 4% 41% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 40% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 40% ± 3%
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Gaming
Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $76

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 63% - Good Total price: $386

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16 days ago.

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


Terrible

1 month ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Good

7 months ago.

a must buy for budget geeks


Excellent

4 months ago.

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


Terrible

3 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


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