Average Bench: 47.7% (35th of 535)

Based on 21,910 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 52.2% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 64.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 191fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 15.1%. 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) 82.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 141fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 21,910 samples)
Min Avg Max
115 Lighting 141 162
70 Reflection 82.8 93.6
139 Parallax 191 222
48.8% 138 fps
Min Avg Max
55.6 MRender 64.1 71.6
119 Gravity 141 161
77.9 Splatting 91.6 104
35.7% 98.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 1020 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.3.3
Lighting 150
Reflection 86.4
Parallax 201
52% 146 fps
MRender 66.5
Gravity 146
Splatting 94
37% 102 fps
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.2
Parallax 196
50% 142 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 143
Splatting 92.1
36% 100 fps
MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
MaxC: 1020 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Lighting 144
Reflection 84.5
Parallax 196
50% 141 fps
MRender 65.9
Gravity 143
Splatting 93.2
37% 101 fps
Asus(1043 0448) 3GB
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 193
50% 141 fps
MRender 65.4
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.9
36% 100 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,174,742 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 21,910 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 28% 48% ± 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 $279.996 mins ago.
XFX(1682 3001) 9% 48% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 7% 51% ± 3%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
MSI(1462 2775) 7% 48% ± 7%
Asus(1043 3006) 6% 49% ± 6%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 6% 45% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 47% ± 4%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 4% 48% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3% 48% ± 5%
AMD(1002 0B00) 3% 43% ± 10%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 45% ± 7%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 46% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 52% ± 2%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 47% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 40% ± 11%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 48% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 44% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 50% ± 2%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 52% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 45% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 47% ± 7%
MSI(1462 2777) 1% 51% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3213) 1% 43% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0418) 1% 50% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 49% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 47% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 40% ± 19%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 42% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2781) 0% 45% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 23% ± 0%
Asus(1043 041C) 0% 52% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 51% ± 0%
Device(1545 7970) 0% 45% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 45% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044A) 0% 50% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 24% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2782) 0% 51% ± 0%
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Gaming 45%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $182

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 Comments

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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


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22 hrs ago.

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


Good

4 days ago.

It becomes a Little bit Hot but it is veey fast


Good

2 days ago.

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


Good

12 days ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

23 hrs ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


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20 days ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


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