Average Bench: 26.4% (85th of 542)

Based on 263 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 73.6% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 49.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 103fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 M290X is 27.5%. 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) 65.8fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 70.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 263 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.2 Lighting 70.9 102
17.6 Reflection 65.8 81.1
22.6 Parallax 103 135
25.3% 79.8 fps
Min Avg Max
20 MRender 49.6 58.9
11.6 Gravity 70.7 91.4
20.4 Splatting 71.4 84.9
27.7% 63.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 900 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 84.7
Reflection 74.8
Parallax 127
31% 95.5 fps
MRender 51.8
Gravity 75.1
Splatting 76.8
29% 67.9 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 81.7
Reflection 74.8
Parallax 121
30% 92.6 fps
MRender 55.6
Gravity 82.1
Splatting 78.8
31% 72.2 fps
Dell(1028 05AA) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 21.19.519.2
Lighting 84.1
Reflection 74
Parallax 116
29% 91.5 fps
MRender 55
Gravity 76.1
Splatting 77.1
30% 69.4 fps
Dell(1028 05AA) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 77.5
Reflection 77.6
Parallax 122
29% 92.2 fps
MRender 56.4
Gravity 73.7
Splatting 81.5
32% 70.5 fps
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 73.2
Reflection 72.9
Parallax 121
28% 89 fps
MRender 54.7
Gravity 78.6
Splatting 77.1
30% 70.1 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 41.5
Reflection 33
Parallax 61.6
15% 45.4 fps
MRender 21.4
Gravity 41.9
Splatting 36.3
12% 33.2 fps
Dell(1028 05AA) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 10.6
Reflection 18.1
Parallax 23
5% 17.2 fps
MRender 19.8
Gravity 7.5
Splatting 18.2
10% 15.2 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 05AB) 26% 25% ± 7%
Dell(1028 05AD) 24% 27% ± 5%
Apple(106B 0138) 14% 34% ± 4%
Clevo(1558 0376) 11% 28% ± 7%
Clevo(1558 7104) 7% 20% ± 12%
Dell(1028 05AA) 6% 21% ± 11%
Clevo(1558 5106) 3% 22% ± 11%
Clevo(1558 5105) 2% 29% ± 1%
Dell(1028 057B) 1% 27% ± 3%
Dell(1028 0550) 1% 30% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0371) 1% 26% ± 6%
Dell(1028 04A4) 0% 29% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7481) 0% 5% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5281) 0% 6% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1117) 0% 9% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 0% 28% ± 0%
Dell(1028 043A) 0% 38% ± 0%
Dell(1028 048F) 0% 36% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Alienware 17

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