Average Bench: 46.2% (45th of 550)

Based on 37,853 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 53.7% 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) 142fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 12.7%. 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) 83.6fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 64.4fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 37,853 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 Lighting 142 161
70.2 Reflection 83.6 93.1
157 Parallax 194 223
49.9% 140 fps
Min Avg Max
55.7 MRender 64.4 71.3
120 Gravity 142 159
77.6 Splatting 92.1 103
43.5% 99.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.502.1014.0
Lighting 155
Reflection 93.1
Parallax 212
54% 154 fps
MRender 72
Gravity 167
Splatting 104
50% 114 fps
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 162
Reflection 93.1
Parallax 216
56% 157 fps
MRender 71.7
Gravity 158
Splatting 102
48% 111 fps
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Lighting 157
Reflection 91.3
Parallax 207
54% 152 fps
MRender 69.3
Gravity 154
Splatting 101
47% 108 fps
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Lighting 156
Reflection 89.5
Parallax 208
54% 151 fps
MRender 69.5
Gravity 153
Splatting 99.4
47% 107 fps
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Lighting 137
Reflection 78.6
Parallax 181
47% 132 fps
MRender 61.5
Gravity 135
Splatting 88.5
42% 94.9 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 37,853 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 27% 47% ± 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 $2107 months
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 10% 49% ± 4%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
Asus(1043 3006) 9% 48% ± 5%
XFX(1682 3001) 8% 45% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2775) 7% 46% ± 6%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 6% 44% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 4% 44% ± 5%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 4% 45% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3% 45% ± 3%
AMD(1002 0B00) 3% 44% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 3% 43% ± 6%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 41% ± 8%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 45% ± 5%
XFX(1682 3211) 2% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0448) 2% 47% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 50% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 43% ± 4%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 49% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 49% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 44% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 43% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 46% ± 6%
Device(0000 0000) 1% 49% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3214) 0% 49% ± 4%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 35% ± 21%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 48% ± 6%
Sapphire(174B E210) 0% 43% ± 1%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 43% ± 1%
Asus(1043 044C) 0% 50% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 0% 43% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2781) 0% 44% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3005) 0% 47% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2776) 0% 46% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 43% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22B1) 0% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044A) 0% 50% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 43% ± 0%
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Gaming 43%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 53%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

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Added 3 years ago.

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3 days ago.

Bought it 2 years ago for a $200 open box, still runs everything great.


Excellent

21 days ago.

...


Liked

10 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


Excellent

20 days ago.

Comment 

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

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


Excellent

5 months ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Excellent

16 days ago.

You guys should put the Tri-x R9 280x, i have one, anexo it's a very good GPU


Good

10 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Terrible

1 month ago.

terrible gpu so laggy


Good

1 month ago.

this is batter than gtx


Poor

2 years ago.

great graphique (Y)


Excellent

4 months ago.

la tengo y no me decepciona


Terrible

4 months ago.

low & very high price


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