Average Bench: 26% (109th of 595)

Based on 578 user benchmarks.  Devices: 1002 6801, 1002 6810 Models: AMD Radeon R9 M290X, AMD Radeon(TM) HD8970M, AMD RADEON R9 M290X

Very poor average bench

The AMD R9 M290X averaged 73.9% 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) 70.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 69.8fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 M290X is 25%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 M290X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 65.9fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 49.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 578 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.4 Lighting 70.6 103
17.8 Reflection 65.9 81.1
24.4 Parallax 103 135
25.5% 79.9 fps
Min Avg Max
19.6 MRender 49.2 58.7
26.2 Gravity 69.8 90.2
20 Splatting 70.7 84.7
26.5% 63.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Apple(106B 0138) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 14.301.1010.0
Lighting 99.9
Reflection 81.3
Parallax 142
36% 108 fps
MRender 59.4
Gravity 92.5
Splatting 85.6
34% 79.2 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.251.3.5000
Lighting 73.1
Reflection 77.3
Parallax 103
26% 84.5 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 78.8
Splatting 81.3
30% 72.3 fps
Dell(1028 043A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Lighting 45.2
Reflection 35.1
Parallax 64.2
16% 48.2 fps
MRender 22.6
Gravity 41.6
Splatting 38
14% 34.1 fps
Dell(1028 043A) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.8.2
Lighting 42.9
Reflection 32.9
Parallax 60.3
15% 45.4 fps
MRender 21.3
Gravity 39.5
Splatting 36.1
14% 32.3 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 05AD) 27% 24% ± 7%
Dell(1028 05AB) 24% 26% ± 6%
Apple(106B 0138) 17% 32% ± 4%
Dell(1028 05AA) 9% 20% ± 10%
Clevo(1558 7104) 5% 25% ± 9%
Clevo(1558 0376) 5% 29% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5106) 3% 29% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1117) 2% 20% ± 10%
Dell(1028 057B) 2% 29% ± 3%
Dell(1028 043A) 2% 23% ± 8%
Clevo(1558 5105) 1% 28% ± 1%
Dell(1028 04A4) 1% 22% ± 9%
Clevo(1558 7481) 1% 13% ± 11%
Dell(1028 05AE) 1% 31% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 0371) 0% 27% ± 4%
Dell(1028 053F) 0% 30% ± 0%
MSI(1462 10F1) 0% 28% ± 0%
Dell(1028 048F) 0% 34% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 29%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Alienware 17

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