Average Bench: 58.9% - 35th / 533

Based on 22,004 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6798 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280X, AMD Radeon R9 200 / HD 7900

Average average bench

The AMD R9 280X averaged 41.1% 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. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 189fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 140fps
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Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 17.8%. 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) 82.4fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 140fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,004 samples)
Min Avg Max
87 Lighting 140 164
65.6 Reflection 82.4 94.3
136 Parallax 189 221
49.2% 137 fps
Min Avg Max
55.5 MRender 63.8 72.1
119 Gravity 140 160
78.1 Splatting 91.6 104
68.6% 98.6 fps
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The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Lighting 161
Reflection 92.7
Parallax 215
56% 156 fps
MRender 70.6
Gravity 156
Splatting 101
76% 109 fps
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Lighting 145
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 209
54% 146 fps
MRender 65
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.6
70% 100 fps
XFX(1682 3212) 3GB
MaxC: 925 MHz, MaxM: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Lighting 136
Reflection 78.1
Parallax 183
48% 132 fps
MRender 60.4
Gravity 132
Splatting 85.2
64% 92.5 fps

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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 2,891,971 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 22,004 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 28% 59% ± 10%
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
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Gigabyte(1458 3001) 11% 60% ± 10%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
XFX(1682 3001) 9% 57% ± 11%
Asus(1043 3006) 6% 63% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2775) 6% 59% ± 8%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 5% 61% ± 3%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 5% 57% ± 5%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 4% 56% ± 5%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 3% 57% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 3% 54% ± 6%
AMD(1002 0B00) 3% 58% ± 7%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 2% 56% ± 8%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 63% ± 5%
Asus(1043 044C) 2% 63% ± 5%
Asus(1043 3004) 1% 58% ± 5%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 58% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 59% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 59% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 63% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 58% ± 5%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 51% ± 15%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 62% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 52% ± 11%
Asus(1043 3003) 1% 59% ± 4%
Asus(1043 3001) 1% 63% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 62% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 65% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0444) 0% 60% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0446) 0% 53% ± 2%
Asus(1043 041C) 0% 55% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3005) 0% 51% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 63% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 59% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2776) 0% 52% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 62% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 53% ± 0%
Device(1545 7970) 0% 55% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0B00) 0% 53% ± 0%
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 57%
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Workstation
Workstation 46%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $182

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 Comments

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Disliked

6 hrs 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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11 days ago.

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


Poor

1 day ago.

It becomes a Little bit Hot but it is veey fast


Poor

7 days ago.

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


Good

13 days ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Poor

20 days ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


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8 days ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


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14 months ago.

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