Average Bench: 71% (20th of 548)

Based on 8,483 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67B0 Models: AMD Radeon (TM) R9 390X, ASUS R9 390X, AMD Radeon (TM) R9 390, AMD Radeon R9 300

The AMD R9 390X is a rebadged power hungry (350W+) 290X. The 390X has a slightly increased GPU clock speed, a significantly increased memory speed and a higher minimum VRAM of 8GB but it shares the same core GPU hardware. Looking at the overclocked performance differences between the older 290X and the 390X shows that the two cards are approximately the same, which comes as no surprise considering that the 390X is actually just a factory overclocked 290X. Smart shoppers obviously won't be happy to pay AMD a premium of around $100 simply for overclocking a two year old 290X. That said the 390X does offer stellar performance, particularly at 4K resolutions and if prices drop significantly it could become a strong contender. We only have one MSI sample benchmark for the 390X so far so we will revisit this GPU when we have a better sample of all the available cards. [Jun '15 GPUPro]

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Good average bench

The AMD R9 390X averaged 28.9% 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) 216fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 181fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 390X is just 12.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 390X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 162fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 130fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 8,483 samples)
Min Avg Max
171 Lighting 216 234
146 Reflection 162 171
207 Parallax 277 315
73.5% 218 fps
Min Avg Max
122 MRender 130 137
162 Gravity 181 193
169 Splatting 182 192
69.2% 165 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 233
Reflection 170
Parallax 316
81% 240 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 187
Splatting 192
72% 171 fps
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 229
Reflection 168
Parallax 288
77% 228 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 170
Splatting 189
69% 165 fps
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.2
Lighting 222
Reflection 162
Parallax 260
73% 215 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 173
Splatting 182
68% 162 fps
CLim: 1055 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 8GB, Driver: 17.11.1
Lighting 139
Reflection 88.6
Parallax 161
45% 130 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 92.3
Splatting 101
42% 99.7 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
MSI(1462 2015) 31% 73% ± 6%
MSI R9 390X 8GB Gaming
R9 390X GAMING 8G
Sapphire(174B E324) 18% 71% ± 7%
Sapphire R9 390X 8GB TRIPLE Tri-X OC
11241-00-20G
XFX(1682 9395) 17% 70% ± 3%
XFX R9 390X 8GB Double Dissipation
R9-390X-F28M
AmazonUS $699.994 months ago.
Asus(1043 04DF) 10% 68% ± 14%
Gigabyte(1458 22BC) 9% 69% ± 8%
Gigabyte R9 390X 8GB G1 Gaming
GV-R939XG1 GAMING-8GD
AmazonUS $528.726 mins ago.
EbayUS $700.5220 mins ago.
Asus(1043 04E9) 4% 73% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 2357) 4% 73% ± 4%
Asus(1043 04D7) 4% 71% ± 5%
Asus(1043 04DB) 1% 67% ± 9%
PwrHis(1787 2020) 1% 71% ± 4%
HP(103C 6566) 1% 70% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 22C2) 0% 72% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B 0E34) 0% 72% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 62%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus CROSSHAIR V FORMULA-Z - $220

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10 days ago.

Continues to max out the most current PC titles


Excellent

30 days ago.

very good card

Comment 

Went from a 280x to a 390x, this is an excellent card, got a good deal so got it for just under £300.Would have to spend £70-100+ for only a few FPS more for the nearest competing card (AMD or NVidia). Awesome! Shop around and pick up an awesome bargain.—Sep '15


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26 days ago.

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One of the best single GPU's, if you cannot afford a GTX 980 Ti I believe this or a sale R9 290X is one of the only options to make as the Fury X seems to be overpriced which should make the R9 Fury (non-X) a better option over the R9 390x.—Jul '15


Excellent

3 months ago.

very powerfull on crossfireX when you game and devellops too with an i7 4790k


Excellent

4 days ago.

I have an MSI 390X in my system and it functions very well. It struggles a bit with multiple monitors but only under heavy loads.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Team Red~! WhooO! Red Knights, FOR HONOR AND GLORY! It's a pretty decent card. Only complaints are the power consumption and heat output.


Excellent

3 months ago.

best value for 4k gaming. 8 gb ram


Excellent

5 days ago.

excelente!!


Excellent

4 months ago.

Great for 1080P 60+Fps Gaming


Excellent

11 days ago.

Nearly the same performance as gtx 980 for about $250 NZD less, this card was a no brainer for me.


Outstanding

2 years ago.


Terrible

1 month ago.

very high price


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