Average Bench: 26.1% (90th of 549)

Based on 379 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) 70.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 70.4fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 M290X is 25.3%. 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) 49.3fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 379 samples)
Min Avg Max
12.2 Lighting 70.7 103
17.5 Reflection 65.6 81.1
21.9 Parallax 102 135
25.3% 79.4 fps
Min Avg Max
19.6 MRender 49.3 58.8
26.1 Gravity 70.4 91.4
19.2 Splatting 70.6 84.9
26.6% 63.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 053F) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 900 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.4
Lighting 85.5
Reflection 75.4
Parallax 120
30% 93.6 fps
MRender 52.5
Gravity 77.5
Splatting 77.9
29% 69.3 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 63.5
Reflection 57.2
Parallax 75.2
21% 65.3 fps
MRender 57.7
Gravity 79.1
Splatting 82.7
31% 73.2 fps
Dell(1028 05AB) ≥ 4GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1045.0
Lighting 40.3
Reflection 32.7
Parallax 61.1
15% 44.7 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 41.6
Splatting 36.1
14% 32.9 fps
Dell(1028 05AD) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1033 MHz, MLim: 1381 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 24.1
Reflection 20.1
Parallax 39.7
9% 28 fps
MRender 10.1
Gravity 26.2
Splatting 21.6
8% 19.3 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 05AB) 27% 25% ± 6%
Dell(1028 05AD) 25% 26% ± 6%
Apple(106B 0138) 15% 32% ± 4%
Clevo(1558 0376) 9% 27% ± 6%
Dell(1028 05AA) 8% 21% ± 10%
Clevo(1558 7104) 6% 19% ± 11%
Clevo(1558 5106) 3% 26% ± 5%
MSI(1462 1117) 2% 15% ± 10%
Clevo(1558 5105) 2% 28% ± 1%
Dell(1028 057B) 2% 29% ± 4%
Dell(1028 0550) 1% 30% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0371) 1% 28% ± 2%
Dell(1028 043A) 1% 33% ± 5%
Dell(1028 04A4) 0% 28% ± 0%
Dell(1028 053F) 0% 30% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 7481) 0% 5% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 5281) 0% 5% ± 0%
Clevo(1558 0270) 0% 29% ± 0%
Dell(1028 048F) 0% 34% ± 0%
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Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 52%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 37%
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System: Alienware 17

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 67% - Good Total price: $209

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