Average Bench: 44.2% (59th of 592)

Based on 34,757 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6939 Models: AMD Radeon (TM) R9 380, AMD Radeon R9 300, AMD Radeon (TM) R9 380 Series (Engineering Sample - WDDM v2.0)

The AMD R9 380 succeeds the Tonga based R9 285. The only difference between the two cards is a tiny 2% GPU clock increase on the R9 380 but for the most part, the R9 380 is identical to the R9 285. We only have one sample of the R9 380 so far and comparing benchmarks between the R9 380 and R9 285 shows that the two cards are indeed very close. Unlike with several of the other AMD R9 300 series re-badges, the MSRP has actually dropped on the R9 380 to $199. This card could be a strong value contender if prices drop much below $200. [Jun '15 GPUPro]

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Below average average bench

The AMD R9 380 averaged 55.8% 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) 128fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 118fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 380 is just 12.5%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 380 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 129fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 83.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,757 samples)
Min Avg Max
76.2 Lighting 128 142
103 Reflection 129 138
140 Parallax 173 194
44.6% 143 fps
Min Avg Max
95.7 MRender 104 110
108 Gravity 118 127
77.3 Splatting 83.3 90
43.9% 102 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1010 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 141
Reflection 134
Parallax 178
48% 151 fps
MRender 107
Gravity 123
Splatting 85.5
45% 105 fps
Sapphire(174B E306) 2GB
CLim: 985 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 18.4.1
Lighting 139
Reflection 132
Parallax 176
47% 149 fps
MRender 108
Gravity 122
Splatting 84.4
45% 105 fps
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Lighting 138
Reflection 130
Parallax 173
46% 147 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 120
Splatting 83.5
44% 103 fps
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Lighting 133
Reflection 134
Parallax 173
46% 147 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 117
Splatting 90.2
45% 105 fps
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.6.1
Lighting 108
Reflection 106
Parallax 140
37% 118 fps
MRender 84.5
Gravity 95.9
Splatting 66.7
36% 82.4 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 9,700,324 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 34,757 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $199 @ launch in Jun '15)
MSI(1462 2015) 31% 44% ± 5%
MSI R9 380 GAMING 4GB
R9 380 GAMING 4G
Sapphire(174B E308) 21% 45% ± 4%
Sapphire R9 380 4GB NITRO
11242-13-20G
Sapphire R9 380 2GB Dual-X OC
11242-02-20G
Sapphire R9 380 2GB Dual-X OC
11242-00-20G
XFX(1682 9380) 11% 44% ± 5%
XFX R9 380 2GB DD Edition 2DF5
R9-380P-2DF5
OutletPCUS $23220 months
AmazonUS $3236 months
EbayUS $59010 hrs
XFX R9 380 2GB DD Edition F22M
R9-380P-F22M
EbayUS $33410 hrs
XFX R9 380 4GB DD Edition 4255
R9-380P-4255
OutletPCUS $22823 months
AmazonUS $23224 months
XFX R9 380 4GB 4DF5
R9-380P-4DF5
Asus(1043 04E3) 10% 44% ± 4%
Asus R9 380 4GB STRIX GAMING
STRIX-R9380-DC2OC-4GD5-GAMING
AmazonUS $2881 month
OutletPCUS $30710 months
Gigabyte(1458 22BB) 9% 44% ± 3%
Gigabyte R9 380 4GB G1
GV-R938G1 GAMING-4GD
AmazonUS $2307 months
Gigabyte R9 380 4GB G1 Windforce
GV-R938WF2-4GD
AmazonUS $24812 months
OutletPCUS $30819 months
EbayUS $64010 hrs
PowerColor(148C 2359) 7% 44% ± 4%
PowerColor R9 380 4GB PCS+
AXR9 380 4GBD5-PPDHE
Asus(1043 049A) 4% 45% ± 3%
Asus R9 380 2GB STRIX
STRIX-R9380-DC2OC-2GD5-GAMING
AmazonUS $6003 days
EbayUS $63010 hrs
Sapphire(174B E305) 2% 45% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E306) 1% 45% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 22B6) 1% 44% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 2359) 1% 44% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 9380) 1% 40% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 41% ± 9%
Asus(1043 04E5) 0% 40% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0498) 0% 42% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 22C0) 0% 43% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2005) 0% 44% ± 0%
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Typical R9 380 Builds (Compare 16,882 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 42%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 43%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 76% - Very good Total price: $520

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Excellent

15 hrs ago.

excellent GPU for a reasonable price. Low heating, at hard load - 65 degrees (by C). My best recommendations!


Good

15 days ago.

heehaw


Excellent

3 months ago.

Very capable 1080p from high to ultra details settings. 7950 - r9 280 - r9 285 - r9 380 age like wine! still way better than 1050ti or rx560


Terrible

5 months ago.

extreme performance for price, plus real dx12


Terrible

8 months ago.

Amazing performacen and a very low price


Excellent

4 months ago.

realy good perforamnce + does not heat a lot


Good

15 months ago.

Great value GPU, the only downfall is that the Gigabyte G1 model has very aggressive power saving which might interfere with keeping 3D clocks at or above base clock.


Very good

3 years ago.


Terrible

11 months ago.

amd is inferior


Outstanding

2 years ago.

Outstanding


Excellent

2 years ago.

Exellent performance per dollar, above GTX 960, i use this GPU on Battlefront at Ultra and i got more than 50 FPS. perfect for 1080p budget pc.


Good

19 months ago.

Never gave me trouble in all my time having it. A good mid-range gpu for its time. Now outdated and not worth purchasing compared to newer models.


Good

4 months ago.

The R9 380 is a very good graphics better than the 1050TI even being 2 years older, it is a little obsolete today with modern games but generally good.


Outstanding

2 years ago.

Excellent card. Gains a lot of performance trough overclocking. And the temperatures and power consumption don't go up all that much by OCing


Excellent

2 years ago.

A solid performer, good value for the price and furthermore if on sale!


Terrible

5 months ago.

Drivers on this trash gpu still don't play x265 video properly consistently, (on ANY of 5 video players using Win7) while the much lower rated GTX 750 does so perfectly on all players tested.


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