Average Bench: 46.4% (43rd of 548)

Based on 33,024 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 53.5% 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) 143fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 142fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 11.8%. 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) 84fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 64.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,024 samples)
Min Avg Max
117 Lighting 143 162
71.8 Reflection 84 94
167 Parallax 195 224
50.1% 141 fps
Min Avg Max
56.9 MRender 64.7 71.5
122 Gravity 142 159
79.6 Splatting 92.7 104
43.7% 99.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.2
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.1
Parallax 196
51% 142 fps
MRender 65.2
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.3
44% 99.9 fps
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 132
Reflection 76.7
Parallax 179
46% 129 fps
MRender 59.6
Gravity 130
Splatting 84.5
40% 91.5 fps
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.10.2
Lighting 127
Reflection 72.9
Parallax 171
44% 124 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 117
Splatting 77.5
37% 83.9 fps
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 70.1
Reflection 45.5
Parallax 176
34% 97.1 fps
MRender 55.5
Gravity 120
Splatting 78.4
37% 84.7 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,874,104 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 33,024 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 25% 47% ± 5%
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 $209.995 months ago.
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 10% 48% ± 7%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
XFX(1682 3001) 10% 46% ± 4%
Asus(1043 3006) 9% 48% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2775) 5% 45% ± 9%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 5% 44% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 5% 46% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 4% 46% ± 5%
AMD(1002 0B00) 3% 44% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 3% 43% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 3% 50% ± 3%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 2% 43% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E208) 2% 46% ± 5%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 45% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 46% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 44% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3212) 1% 43% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 45% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 49% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 45% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2780) 1% 50% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 45% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 45% ± 4%
Asus(1043 3003) 1% 50% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 43% ± 11%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 43% ± 1%
Asus(1043 041C) 0% 45% ± 4%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 49% ± 5%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 45% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 44% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 0% 42% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2781) 0% 43% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3005) 0% 46% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 46% ± 0%
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Gaming 44%
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

3 days ago.

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Excellent

17 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


Excellent

15 days ago.

Using the toxxic version and can play almost all agames in High settings :)


Excellent

22 days ago.

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


Excellent

3 months ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

8 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

23 months ago.

great graphique (Y)


Excellent

2 months ago.

la tengo y no me decepciona


Terrible

1 month ago.

low & very high price


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