Average Bench: 26.4% (79th of 535)

Based on 199 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 73.5% 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. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 49.8fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 103fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 M290X is 27.2%. 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) 66.4fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 71.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 199 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.4 Lighting 70.9 102
17.6 Reflection 66.4 81.4
21.9 Parallax 103 135
25.4% 80 fps
Min Avg Max
20 MRender 49.8 59.1
26.2 Gravity 71.1 91.4
20.9 Splatting 71.8 85.3
27.8% 64.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 13.152.1.2200
Lighting 80.3
Reflection 74.3
Parallax 123
30% 92.6 fps
MRender 53.6
Gravity 81.7
Splatting 78.1
30% 71.1 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Lighting 77.4
Reflection 80.3
Parallax 123
29% 93.6 fps
MRender 55.2
Gravity 74.4
Splatting 82.4
31% 70.7 fps
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.2
Lighting 77.5
Reflection 77.6
Parallax 113
28% 89.4 fps
MRender 55.4
Gravity 74.4
Splatting 82.5
31% 70.8 fps
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.1.2
Lighting 77.5
Reflection 75.9
Parallax 112
28% 88.4 fps
MRender 53.2
Gravity 74.6
Splatting 78.3
30% 68.7 fps
Clevo(1558 0376) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 900 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Lighting 76.1
Reflection 65.3
Parallax 110
27% 84 fps
MRender 55.5
Gravity 77.1
Splatting 78.5
31% 70.4 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 63.7
Reflection 67.3
Parallax 75.5
21% 68.8 fps
MRender 58
Gravity 79.6
Splatting 82.9
32% 73.5 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 05AB) 29% 25% ± 7%
Dell(1028 05AD) 24% 27% ± 5%
Apple(106B 0138) 14% 34% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 0376) 14% 27% ± 7%
Clevo(1558 7104) 6% 17% ± 12%
Dell(1028 05AA) 4% 23% ± 9%
Clevo(1558 5106) 3% 23% ± 12%
Dell(1028 0550) 1% 30% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5105) 1% 28% ± 2%
Clevo(1558 0371) 1% 26% ± 6%
Clevo(1558 7481) 1% 5% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5281) 1% 6% ± 0%
MSI(1462 1117) 1% 9% ± 0%
Dell(1028 057B) 1% 29% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 1% 28% ± 0%
Dell(1028 043A) 1% 38% ± 0%
Dell(1028 048F) 1% 36% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 30%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 38%
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System: Alienware 18

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