Average Bench: 45.6% (43rd of 547)

Based on 34,307 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6798 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280X, AMD Radeon R9 200 / HD 7900

Below average average bench

The AMD R9 280X averaged 54.3% 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) 140fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 141fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is 20.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 280X performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 82fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 63.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,307 samples)
Min Avg Max
73.3 Lighting 140 164
45.2 Reflection 82 93.9
104 Parallax 191 224
49% 138 fps
Min Avg Max
53.4 MRender 63.6 71.6
117 Gravity 141 160
75.9 Splatting 91.2 103
43.1% 98.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 3006) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 155
Reflection 88.6
Parallax 202
53% 148 fps
MRender 68.1
Gravity 149
Splatting 95.8
46% 104 fps
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Lighting 137
Reflection 79.4
Parallax 184
48% 134 fps
MRender 60.5
Gravity 134
Splatting 86.3
41% 93.6 fps
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.9.3
Lighting 139
Reflection 79.7
Parallax 182
48% 134 fps
MRender 60.8
Gravity 133
Splatting 86.4
41% 93.4 fps
Diamond(1092 7970) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 134
Reflection 77.2
Parallax 178
46% 130 fps
MRender 59.6
Gravity 130
Splatting 85
40% 91.6 fps
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Lighting 126
Reflection 72.1
Parallax 170
44% 123 fps
MRender 56.9
Gravity 122
Splatting 79.2
38% 85.9 fps
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 3GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.10.1
Lighting 72.1
Reflection 42
Parallax 97.6
25% 70.6 fps
MRender 33.5
Gravity 70.8
Splatting 46.1
22% 50.1 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 34,307 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 27% 47% ± 5%
Sapphire R9 280X 3GB Dual-X OC
11221-00-20G
Sapphire R9 280X 3GB VAPOR-X
11221-20-20G
Sapphire R9 280X 3GB TOXIC
11221-01-40G
AmazonUS $209.994 months ago.
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 10% 48% ± 8%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
XFX(1682 3001) 9% 45% ± 6%
MSI(1462 2775) 7% 45% ± 8%
Asus(1043 3006) 6% 48% ± 6%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 5% 43% ± 8%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 4% 45% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 4% 45% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 2% 44% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 40% ± 7%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2% 44% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E208) 2% 45% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 41% ± 8%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 47% ± 10%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 34% ± 10%
Asus(1043 3004) 1% 45% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 50% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 46% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 44% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 48% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 44% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0418) 1% 45% ± 5%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 47% ± 7%
Asus(1043 3001) 1% 43% ± 14%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 38% ± 9%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 42% ± 6%
MSI(1462 2770) 0% 38% ± 13%
XFX(1682 3213) 0% 33% ± 13%
Gigabyte(1458 254F) 0% 43% ± 1%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 50% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2776) 0% 46% ± 1%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 48% ± 5%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 47% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2781) 0% 43% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 46% ± 0%
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Gaming 43%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
Workstation 43%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

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 Comments

Added 3 years ago.

Terrible

1 month ago.

Comment 

I have Sapphire R9 280X Toxic Edition. Factory Overclocked and better performance than the standard 280X. Not as widely available and cost upwards of £200, performance is more in line with the R9 290 reference card, at times exceeding it.—May '15


Poor

10 hrs ago.

Quiet, had a good cost frame relation one year Ago. Now i would take a GTX 1060 if i invest only 200.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Comment 

Good card but not much better than my 6970—Feb '15


Good

2 months ago.

Using the toxxic version and can play almost all agames in High settings :)


Excellent

5 days ago.

You guys should put the Tri-x R9 280x, i have one, anexo it's a very good GPU


Excellent

2 months ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

7 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

22 months ago.

great graphique (Y)


Terrible

28 days ago.

low & very high price


Excellent

1 month ago.

la tengo y no me decepciona


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