Average Bench: 46% (39th of 544)

Based on 28,662 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 53.9% 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) 142fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 141fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 12.6%. 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) 83.1fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 63.8fps
ADVERTISEMENT

Average Bench

(Based on 28,662 samples)
Min Avg Max
116 Lighting 142 161
70.4 Reflection 83.1 92.9
160 Parallax 193 223
49.7% 139 fps
Min Avg Max
55.6 MRender 63.8 71.2
120 Gravity 141 158
78.2 Splatting 91.6 103
43.3% 99 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 044C) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 163
Reflection 93.2
Parallax 209
56% 155 fps
MRender 69.4
Gravity 156
Splatting 102
48% 109 fps
Asus(1043 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.9.2
Lighting 158
Reflection 92
Parallax 206
54% 152 fps
MRender 71.1
Gravity 156
Splatting 102
48% 110 fps
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 160
Reflection 92.3
Parallax 207
55% 153 fps
MRender 70.5
Gravity 156
Splatting 101
48% 109 fps
Asus(1043 3006) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 155
Reflection 90.4
Parallax 207
54% 151 fps
MRender 69.5
Gravity 153
Splatting 98.4
47% 107 fps
28,662 MORE »

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,084,677 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 28,662 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 26% 48% ± 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 $209.993 months ago.
XFX(1682 3001) 11% 45% ± 6%
MSI(1462 2775) 9% 46% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 9% 48% ± 6%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
Asus(1043 3006) 7% 48% ± 5%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 5% 43% ± 5%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 5% 45% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 43% ± 8%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3% 44% ± 7%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 3% 43% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 43% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2% 43% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 44% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 48% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 47% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 46% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 49% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 42% ± 14%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 46% ± 2%
Asus(1043 3003) 1% 49% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 44% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 1% 42% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 1% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 48% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0444) 1% 44% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 48% ± 1%
Asus(1043 3004) 0% 47% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 43% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2770) 0% 47% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 46% ± 0%
Device(1545 7970) 0% 44% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 46% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 24% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0446) 0% 38% ± 0%
Send price feedback
Typical R9 280X Builds (Compare 7,603 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
Jet ski

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 77% - Very good Total price: $522

Popular R9 280X 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) September 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 3 years ago.

Terrible

8 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


Good

11 days ago.

Quiet, had a good cost frame relation one year Ago. Now i would take a GTX 1060 if i invest only 200.


Excellent

1 month ago.

Comment 

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


Good

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


Excellent

1 month ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

6 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

21 months ago.

great graphique (Y)


Terrible

1 hr ago.

low & very high price


Excellent

6 days ago.

la tengo y no me decepciona


Your
opinion?
▲Like ▼Dislike

You have viewed 11 pages, please contribute.


544 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
Intel Core i7-7700K $295Nvidia GTX 1070 $410Samsung 850 Evo 250GB $97
AMD Ryzen 7 1700 $270AMD RX 480 $350Samsung 850 Pro 256GB $120
Intel Core i5-7600K $210Nvidia GTX 1060-6GB $95Samsung 850 Evo 500GB $150
HDDRAMUSB
Seagate Barracuda 1TB (2016) $45G.SKILL Trident Z DDR4 3200 C14 4x16GB $724SanDisk Extreme 64GB $33
Seagate Barracuda 3TB (2016) $77Corsair Vengeance LPX DDR4 3000 C15 2x8GB $152SanDisk Extreme 32GB $22
Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 1TB $56HyperX Fury DDR4 2133 C14 2x8GB $141SanDisk Extreme 16GB $20
Today's hottest deals
User Guide  •  About  •  FAQs  •  @Email  •  Privacy  •  Developer Feedback