Average Bench: 61.5% (31st of 547)

Based on 20,077 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67B1 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 290, AMD Radeon R9 290

Above average average bench

The AMD R9 290 averaged 38.5% 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) 183fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 240fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 290 is 21.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 290 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 147fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 117fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,077 samples)
Min Avg Max
111 Lighting 183 206
122 Reflection 147 162
170 Parallax 240 280
63.1% 190 fps
Min Avg Max
97.8 MRender 117 129
108 Gravity 151 169
134 Splatting 165 182
60.3% 145 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1123 MHz, MLim: 1408 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Lighting 217
Reflection 171
Parallax 267
73% 218 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 175
Splatting 192
70% 167 fps
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Lighting 186
Reflection 160
Parallax 252
65% 199 fps
MRender 129
Gravity 167
Splatting 180
66% 159 fps
Asus(1043 0470) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 196
Reflection 156
Parallax 256
67% 203 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 160
Splatting 173
64% 152 fps
CLim: 977 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Lighting 195
Reflection 152
Parallax 268
69% 205 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 156
Splatting 171
62% 149 fps
Lighting 46.8
Reflection 37.8
Parallax 77.7
18% 54.1 fps
MRender 24.1
Gravity 47.3
Splatting 51.8
17% 41.1 fps
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 Popular Cards

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E285) 23% 64% ± 5%
Sapphire R9 290 4GB TRI-X OC
11227-13-20G
AMD(1002 0B00) 13% 59% ± 9%
Asus(1043 0470) 12% 63% ± 7%
XFX(1682 9295) 12% 58% ± 10%
XFX R9 290 4GB Double Dissipation
R9290AEDFD
XFX R9 290 4GB Black Double Dissipation
R9290AEDBD
MSI(1462 3081) 8% 61% ± 9%
MSI R9 290 4GB GAMING
R9 290 GAMING 4G
Sapphire(174B E283) 8% 64% ± 3%
Sapphire R9 290 4GB VAPOR-X TRI-X OC
11227-04-40G
Gigabyte(1458 228F) 6% 64% ± 11%
Sapphire(174B E289) 5% 63% ± 3%
PowerColor(148C 2343) 3% 63% ± 8%
Gigabyte(1458 2290) 3% 63% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0468) 2% 58% ± 12%
PwrHis(1787 2343) 2% 63% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 2289) 1% 58% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 228E) 1% 47% ± 24%
XFX(1682 9395) 1% 69% ± 8%
Dell(1028 068B) 1% 28% ± 20%
AMD(1002 0C01) 1% 53% ± 1%
Asus(1043 046E) 0% 61% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 19% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0466) 0% 67% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2434) 0% 62% ± 0%
HP(103C 6516) 0% 52% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2280) 0% 64% ± 0%
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Gaming 55%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 64% - Good Total price: $929

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For performance similar to the GTX 970 and its successor, the R9 390, but at 40 to 70 dollars cheaper, this card is a great deal.—Jul '15


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Sapphire Tri-x (NOT OC edition) flashed with OC bios, and manually overclocked to 1100MHz and 1400MHz for vram, strong card !!—Apr '15


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2 months ago.

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Absolutely amazing GPU. Really fast and other benchmarks, such as 3D Mark shows huge framerates in certain tests. I am really happy with this GPU.—Apr '15


Terrible

27 days ago.

very high price


Excellent

14 months ago.

Great GPU, unfortunately it was supersede by the next generation very quick. Great Performance towards any game, I able to play everything in higher resolution and max setting.


Very good

4 months ago.

Very happy with this GPU. No need to upgrade since it can play anything at max settings/resolution.


Outstanding

20 months ago.

Best value at $200! Extremely quiet. The reviews claimed a loud card but fan speed stays below 40%


Outstanding

11 months ago.

very good graphic card, good price, perfect for overclocking!


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