Average Bench: 26% (108th of 592)

Based on 477 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) 71.4fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 69.5fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 M290X is 25.1%. 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) 65.6fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 48.9fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 477 samples)
Min Avg Max
11.8 Lighting 71.4 103
17.8 Reflection 65.6 81.1
23.7 Parallax 102 135
25.5% 79.8 fps
Min Avg Max
19.5 MRender 48.9 58.8
26.2 Gravity 69.5 90.4
20.1 Splatting 70.3 84.9
26.4% 62.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 77.6
Reflection 75.7
Parallax 123
29% 92.1 fps
MRender 55.9
Gravity 74.6
Splatting 78.9
29% 69.8 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 77.7
Reflection 79.5
Parallax 113
28% 90.1 fps
MRender 57.4
Gravity 74.3
Splatting 82.8
30% 71.5 fps
MSI(1462 1117) 2GB
Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 77.4
Reflection 74.8
Parallax 113
28% 88.4 fps
MRender 51.1
Gravity 74.3
Splatting 77.8
28% 67.7 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 57.5
Reflection 88.5
Parallax 87.4
21% 77.8 fps
MRender 66.2
Gravity 61.8
Splatting 93.2
30% 73.7 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Lighting 23.9
Reflection 19.9
Parallax 39.2
9% 27.7 fps
MRender 10
Gravity 26
Splatting 21.5
8% 19.2 fps
Clevo(1558 7481) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 11.4
Reflection 17
Parallax 21.1
5% 16.5 fps
MRender 15.6
Gravity 7
Splatting 17.7
5% 13.4 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 05AD) 28% 25% ± 7%
Dell(1028 05AB) 25% 26% ± 6%
Apple(106B 0138) 16% 32% ± 4%
Dell(1028 05AA) 9% 20% ± 10%
Clevo(1558 0376) 6% 29% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 7104) 5% 24% ± 9%
Clevo(1558 5106) 3% 29% ± 2%
MSI(1462 1117) 2% 19% ± 11%
Dell(1028 057B) 2% 29% ± 3%
Clevo(1558 5105) 1% 28% ± 1%
Clevo(1558 7481) 1% 11% ± 12%
Dell(1028 05AE) 1% 31% ± 1%
Dell(1028 043A) 1% 30% ± 1%
Dell(1028 04A4) 0% 26% ± 3%
Dell(1028 053F) 0% 30% ± 0%
Dell(1028 0550) 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%
Jet ski

System: Alienware 17

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