Average Bench: 48.1% (37th of 541)

Based on 23,205 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 51.9% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 64.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 193fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 15.6%. 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) 83.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 142fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 23,205 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Lighting 142 161
69.9 Reflection 83.3 92.9
151 Parallax 193 225
49.2% 139 fps
Min Avg Max
55.2 MRender 64.1 70.9
120 Gravity 142 157
78 Splatting 92.1 102
35.8% 99.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 3001) 3GB
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 160
Reflection 92.7
Parallax 216
55% 156 fps
MRender 71.3
Gravity 157
Splatting 102
40% 110 fps
Asus(1043 3003) 3GB
MaxC: 1070 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.5.1
Lighting 153
Reflection 88.5
Parallax 204
52% 149 fps
MRender 68.2
Gravity 150
Splatting 97.3
38% 105 fps
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Lighting 145
Reflection 83.5
Parallax 194
50% 141 fps
MRender 64.3
Gravity 141
Splatting 91.6
36% 99.1 fps
Asus(1043 3004) 3GB
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.9.2
Lighting 145
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 191
49% 140 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 139
Splatting 92.7
36% 98.9 fps
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 3GB
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Lighting 95.8
Reflection 93.3
Parallax 223
45% 137 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 122
Splatting 103
39% 98.3 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 23,205 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 24% 49% ± 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 $269.9915 mins ago.
XFX(1682 3001) 11% 46% ± 9%
Asus(1043 3006) 10% 51% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 9% 50% ± 7%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
MSI(1462 2775) 7% 49% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 6% 44% ± 5%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 4% 47% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3% 48% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 3% 53% ± 3%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2% 44% ± 8%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 2% 45% ± 5%
Sapphire(174B E208) 2% 46% ± 7%
XFX(1682 3211) 2% 48% ± 2%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 48% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 47% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 45% ± 9%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 48% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 49% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 47% ± 3%
Asus(1043 3003) 1% 47% ± 4%
MSI(1462 2776) 1% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 52% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 43% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 49% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3213) 0% 50% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3214) 0% 49% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 51% ± 0%
Asus(1043 041C) 0% 45% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 40% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 45% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 45% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0446) 0% 45% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 44% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 52% ± 0%
AMD(1002 3000) 0% 49% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 46% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E210) 0% 45% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 48% ± 0%
Device(1545 7970) 0% 45% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 45% ± 0%
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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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Good card but not much better than my 6970—Feb '15


Poor

23 hrs ago.

It becomes a Little bit Hot but it is veey fast


Good

3 days ago.

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


Good

16 hrs ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


Good

8 days ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

2 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

17 months ago.

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