Average Bench: 48.2% (38th of 540)

Based on 23,342 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 51.8% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 64.2fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 193fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 15.9%. 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) 83.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 142fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,342 samples)
Min Avg Max
114 Lighting 143 162
70.7 Reflection 83.7 94
155 Parallax 193 223
49.3% 140 fps
Min Avg Max
54.9 MRender 64.2 72
119 Gravity 142 160
77.6 Splatting 92.3 104
35.9% 99.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
MaxC: 1010 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.3.3
Lighting 149
Reflection 85.6
Parallax 214
53% 149 fps
MRender 65.2
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.6
36% 101 fps
MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
MaxC: 1020 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.1
Lighting 149
Reflection 86.8
Parallax 201
51% 146 fps
MRender 66.6
Gravity 146
Splatting 94.7
37% 102 fps
XFX(1682 3213) 3GB
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1425 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Lighting 145
Reflection 83.8
Parallax 195
50% 141 fps
MRender 64.2
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.2
36% 99.6 fps
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3GB
MaxC: 1125 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Lighting 123
Reflection 70.9
Parallax 177
44% 124 fps
MRender 54.2
Gravity 120
Splatting 77.7
30% 84.1 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 23,342 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 24% 50% ± 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 $279.995 mins ago.
XFX(1682 3001) 11% 48% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 9% 49% ± 8%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
MSI(1462 2775) 8% 49% ± 5%
Asus(1043 3006) 7% 49% ± 8%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 6% 46% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 5% 49% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 4% 48% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 4% 46% ± 6%
XFX(1682 3214) 2% 49% ± 2%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 46% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 52% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 43% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 42% ± 7%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 38% ± 14%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 49% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 43% ± 20%
Asus(1043 3001) 1% 49% ± 7%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 50% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 44% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3213) 1% 48% ± 1%
Asus(1043 3005) 1% 44% ± 4%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 44% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0418) 1% 44% ± 1%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 53% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 48% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 45% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E208) 0% 49% ± 5%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 52% ± 7%
Asus(1043 3002) 0% 44% ± 5%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 49% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 50% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 45% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 52% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 48% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 41% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0444) 0% 48% ± 0%
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Desktop 54%
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Workstation
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 Comments

Added 2 years ago.

Liked

8 days ago.

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


Poor

7 days ago.

It becomes a Little bit Hot but it is veey fast


Good

17 days ago.

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


Good

7 days ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


Good

4 days ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

1 month ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

16 months ago.

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