Average Bench: 46.2% (54th of 590)

Based on 44,488 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6798 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280X, AMD Radeon R9 200 / HD 7900

Below average average bench

The AMD R9 280X averaged 53.8% 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) 143fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 141fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 12.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 280X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 83.3fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 63.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,488 samples)
Min Avg Max
120 Lighting 143 161
71.1 Reflection 83.3 93.4
153 Parallax 194 223
50% 140 fps
Min Avg Max
55.1 MRender 63.9 70.7
119 Gravity 141 157
78.1 Splatting 91.8 102
43.3% 99 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Lighting 149
Reflection 85.6
Parallax 199
52% 145 fps
MRender 66.3
Gravity 145
Splatting 94.2
45% 102 fps
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 142
Reflection 82.1
Parallax 201
50% 142 fps
MRender 63.6
Gravity 141
Splatting 91.6
43% 98.6 fps
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 950 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 124
Reflection 74.9
Parallax 176
44% 125 fps
MRender 58.4
Gravity 119
Splatting 82.7
38% 86.8 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,850,578 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 44,488 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $230 @ launch in Oct '13)
Sapphire(174B 3001) 24% 47% ± 6%
Sapphire R9 280X 3GB Dual-X OC
11221-00-20G
Sapphire R9 280X 3GB VAPOR-X
11221-20-20G
Sapphire R9 280X 3GB TOXIC
11221-01-40G
AmazonUS $21011 months
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 10% 49% ± 5%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
MSI(1462 2775) 9% 46% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3001) 9% 46% ± 4%
Asus(1043 3006) 6% 47% ± 5%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 5% 47% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 4% 44% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 4% 44% ± 7%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 45% ± 6%
AMD(1002 0B00) 3% 42% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 3% 43% ± 1%
Asus(1043 3004) 3% 45% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E208) 2% 43% ± 8%
Asus(1043 044C) 2% 50% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 39% ± 9%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 51% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 43% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 41% ± 6%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 48% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 45% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 46% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2780) 1% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 1% 41% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 41% ± 15%
XFX(1682 3213) 0% 34% ± 16%
XFX(1682 3214) 0% 48% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 44% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0444) 0% 49% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0448) 0% 46% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 42% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 50% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2776) 0% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 51% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 46% ± 0%
Device(1608 3001) 0% 47% ± 0%
Device(1545 7970) 0% 48% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 47% ± 0%
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Gaming 43%
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Desktop
Desktop 52%
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Workstation
Workstation 38%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

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10 days ago.

flagship... NO FCK WAY THAT IS 1050 1% BETTER. R9 280X OC EDITION IS RANK OF 1060... or rx 580... who make this FAKE banchmark????


Good

20 days ago.

Nice performance for this price


Excellent

2 days ago.

Comment 

I have Sapphire R9 280X Toxic Edition. Factory Overclocked and better performance than the standard 280X. Not as widely available and cost upwards of £200, performance is more in line with the R9 290 reference card, at times exceeding it.—May '15


Excellent

3 months ago.

Comment 

Good card but not much better than my 6970—Feb '15


Good

6 days ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

17 hrs ago.

You guys should put the Tri-x R9 280x, i have one, anexo it's a very good GPU


Good

28 days ago.

bcoz i bought r9 280x in 5k second hand and its comparable to 1050 ti


Excellent

2 months ago.

amazing!!! OC version is killer.. better than 1060ti. tested


Terrible

8 months ago.

low & very high price


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