Average Bench: 47% (40th of 543)

Based on 27,656 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 52.9% 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) 63.2fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 189fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is 24.5%. 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) 81.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 140fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 27,656 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.4 Lighting 139 161
60 Reflection 81.5 93
108 Parallax 189 219
48% 136 fps
Min Avg Max
50.7 MRender 63.2 71.2
108 Gravity 140 160
68.1 Splatting 90.3 102
35.2% 97.7 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 159
Reflection 91.9
Parallax 213
55% 155 fps
MRender 70.6
Gravity 156
Splatting 101
39% 109 fps
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.200.0.0
Lighting 148
Reflection 91.3
Parallax 205
52% 148 fps
MRender 69.9
Gravity 164
Splatting 101
39% 112 fps
XFX(1682 3214) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 151
Reflection 86.5
Parallax 196
51% 144 fps
MRender 63.6
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.2
36% 99.3 fps
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 121
Reflection 70.8
Parallax 165
42% 119 fps
MRender 56.3
Gravity 120
Splatting 78.2
31% 84.8 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 4,366,842 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 27,656 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 22% 48% ± 8%
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 $209.991 month ago.
XFX(1682 3001) 14% 46% ± 7%
MSI(1462 2775) 10% 49% ± 3%
Asus(1043 3006) 9% 47% ± 12%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 8% 49% ± 8%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
Sapphire(174B 3000) 6% 46% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 5% 47% ± 8%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3% 46% ± 8%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 3% 45% ± 11%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2% 43% ± 8%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 46% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 43% ± 9%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 49% ± 10%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 44% ± 13%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 51% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 42% ± 11%
Asus(1043 3004) 1% 46% ± 7%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 44% ± 6%
Asus(1043 041C) 1% 45% ± 7%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 50% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3003) 1% 51% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 41% ± 11%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 45% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 255E) 1% 53% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 46% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 49% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 51% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 45% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044C) 0% 49% ± 3%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 46% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 50% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 45% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2770) 0% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0444) 0% 49% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 45% ± 0%
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Gaming 44%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 70% - Very good Total price: $735

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

13 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


Liked

30 days ago.

Comment 

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

4 days ago.

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


Excellent

16 days ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


Good

8 days ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

4 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

19 months ago.

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