Average Bench: 29.4% (63rd of 535)

Based on 19 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6819 Model: AMD RADEON R9 M290
Poor: 27%Average: 29.4% Great: 31%

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Very poor average bench

The AMD R9 M290 averaged 70.5% 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) 57.9fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 82.6fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 M290 is just 4.04%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 M290 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 78.9fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 71.8fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19 samples)
Min Avg Max
67.6 Lighting 82.6 88.9
68.1 Reflection 78.9 82.1
70 Parallax 107 112
27.9% 89.5 fps
Min Avg Max
52.2 MRender 57.9 59
64.5 Gravity 71.8 74.4
74.4 Splatting 83.8 85.5
32.4% 71.2 fps
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The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Apple(106B 0139) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.2101.0
Lighting 87.3
Reflection 80.8
Parallax 111
29% 93.1 fps
MRender 58.3
Gravity 70.1
Splatting 84.3
33% 70.9 fps
Apple(106B 0139) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.2101.0
Lighting 86.9
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 111
29% 92.7 fps
MRender 57.9
Gravity 69.7
Splatting 83.7
32% 70.4 fps
Apple(106B 0139) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.301.2101.0
Lighting 87.1
Reflection 80.5
Parallax 109
29% 92.3 fps
MRender 57.8
Gravity 69.6
Splatting 83.6
32% 70.3 fps
Apple(106B 0139) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1060.0
Lighting 83.3
Reflection 80.2
Parallax 112
29% 91.8 fps
MRender 58.5
Gravity 73.8
Splatting 84.8
33% 72.4 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 3,211,696 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 19 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Apple(106B 0139) 100% 29% ± 2%
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Typical R9 M290 Builds (Compare 51 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 35%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 88%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 54%
Yacht

System: Apple iMac15,1

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 83% - Excellent Total price: $339

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