Average Bench: 44.5% (46th of 548)

Based on 20,541 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 55.5% 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) 132fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 118fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 380 is just 8.32%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 380 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 129fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 83.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 20,541 samples)
Min Avg Max
109 Lighting 132 146
116 Reflection 129 142
136 Parallax 172 195
45.3% 145 fps
Min Avg Max
92.9 MRender 103 111
106 Gravity 118 130
77.5 Splatting 83.8 91
43.8% 102 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.11.2
Lighting 136
Reflection 133
Parallax 176
47% 148 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 122
Splatting 84.8
45% 104 fps
CLim: 985 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 131
Reflection 130
Parallax 170
45% 144 fps
MRender 105
Gravity 116
Splatting 82.6
44% 101 fps
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 128
Reflection 123
Parallax 166
44% 139 fps
MRender 99.3
Gravity 115
Splatting 84.2
43% 99.4 fps
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1475 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 127
Reflection 119
Parallax 162
43% 136 fps
MRender 99
Gravity 112
Splatting 78.2
42% 96.5 fps
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 93
Reflection 93.4
Parallax 122
32% 103 fps
MRender 73.7
Gravity 83.8
Splatting 59.3
31% 72.3 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 5,874,104 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 20,541 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
MSI(1462 2015) 26% 45% ± 4%
MSI R9 380 GAMING 4GB
R9 380 GAMING 4G
Sapphire(174B E308) 26% 45% ± 3%
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% 45% ± 2%
XFX R9 380 2GB DD Edition 2DF5
R9-380P-2DF5
OutletPCUS $231.8412 months ago.
AmazonUS $323.4019 mins ago.
EbayUS $589.745 mins ago.
XFX R9 380 2GB DD Edition F22M
R9-380P-F22M
EbayUS $461.935 mins ago.
XFX R9 380 4GB DD Edition 4255
R9-380P-4255
OutletPCUS $228.1315 months ago.
AmazonUS $231.8516 months ago.
XFX R9 380 4GB 4DF5
R9-380P-4DF5
Gigabyte(1458 22BB) 9% 44% ± 2%
Gigabyte R9 380 4GB G1
GV-R938G1 GAMING-4GD
AmazonUS $229.992 days ago.
Gigabyte R9 380 4GB G1 Windforce
GV-R938WF2-4GD
AmazonUS $248.454 months ago.
OutletPCUS $307.8411 months ago.
EbayUS $639.885 mins ago.
Asus(1043 04E3) 8% 44% ± 6%
Asus R9 380 4GB STRIX GAMING
STRIX-R9380-DC2OC-4GD5-GAMING
AmazonUS $239.5419 mins ago.
OutletPCUS $306.842 months ago.
EbayUS $407.225 mins ago.
PowerColor(148C 2359) 5% 45% ± 4%
PowerColor R9 380 4GB PCS+
AXR9 380 4GBD5-PPDHE
Asus(1043 049A) 5% 45% ± 2%
Asus R9 380 2GB STRIX
STRIX-R9380-DC2OC-2GD5-GAMING
EbayUS $232.505 mins ago.
AmazonUS $279.9926 days ago.
Sapphire(174B E305) 2% 42% ± 13%
Gigabyte(1458 22C0) 2% 41% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E306) 2% 43% ± 9%
PwrHis(1787 2359) 2% 44% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 22B6) 1% 43% ± 4%
PowerColor(148C 9380) 0% 43% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0498) 0% 44% ± 1%
Asus(1043 04E5) 0% 46% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22C4) 0% 45% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 0% 11% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 2005) 0% 46% ± 0%
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Typical R9 380 Builds (Compare 10,164 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: 66% - Good Total price: $666

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Added 2 years ago.

Excellent

14 mins ago.

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


Average

7 days ago.

It can due you well, For a cheap one. I suggest buying a better card, This makes me play most games on low settings just too keep 60 frames.


Good

1 month 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


Excellent

1 month ago.

BesT Budget GPU


Good

4 months ago.

extreme performance for price, plus real dx12


Excellent

4 months ago.

because I have it!


Terrible

8 days ago.

Amazing performacen and a very low price


Good

7 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

2 years ago.


Excellent

2 months ago.

price/performance


Terrible

3 months ago.

amd is inferior


Outstanding

23 months ago.

Outstanding


Excellent

19 months 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

11 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.


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

19 months ago.

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


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