Average Bench: 47.3% (38th of 542)

Based on 26,835 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 52.6% 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) 63.1fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 190fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is 21.5%. 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) 81.7fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 139fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 26,835 samples)
Min Avg Max
94.4 Lighting 140 161
60.8 Reflection 81.7 92.8
126 Parallax 190 221
48.4% 137 fps
Min Avg Max
52.1 MRender 63.1 71.1
111 Gravity 139 157
73.2 Splatting 90.1 102
35.2% 97.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Lighting 157
Reflection 90.8
Parallax 222
56% 157 fps
MRender 69.5
Gravity 154
Splatting 99.9
39% 108 fps
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 160
Reflection 92.2
Parallax 216
55% 156 fps
MRender 71.1
Gravity 156
Splatting 101
40% 110 fps
Asus(1043 3006) 3GB
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1600 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Lighting 156
Reflection 89.9
Parallax 209
54% 152 fps
MRender 69.1
Gravity 152
Splatting 99.2
39% 107 fps
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 148
Reflection 85.1
Parallax 195
50% 143 fps
MRender 65.7
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.8
37% 101 fps
Asus(1043 0448) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 197
50% 142 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 142
Splatting 91.9
36% 99.7 fps
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 143
Reflection 84.1
Parallax 196
50% 141 fps
MRender 65.2
Gravity 140
Splatting 91.4
36% 98.9 fps
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.6.2
Lighting 144
Reflection 82.3
Parallax 182
48% 136 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 139
Splatting 90.5
35% 97.2 fps
Asus(1043 0446) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 133
Reflection 77.3
Parallax 178
46% 130 fps
MRender 59.7
Gravity 129
Splatting 85.1
33% 91.4 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 26,835 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 25% 49% ± 6%
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 $209.9920 days ago.
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 10% 49% ± 8%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
XFX(1682 3001) 10% 46% ± 7%
Asus(1043 3006) 8% 49% ± 7%
MSI(1462 2775) 6% 49% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 5% 46% ± 9%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 47% ± 6%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 4% 43% ± 8%
XFX(1682 3212) 3% 44% ± 5%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 3% 43% ± 10%
XFX(1682 3214) 2% 46% ± 7%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 48% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 41% ± 8%
XFX(1682 3211) 2% 49% ± 3%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2% 42% ± 7%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 44% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 46% ± 3%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 1% 53% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 50% ± 3%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 51% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0418) 1% 46% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 38% ± 20%
Asus(1043 0446) 1% 48% ± 6%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 48% ± 4%
XFX(1682 3213) 0% 41% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 53% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2774) 0% 50% ± 1%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 49% ± 4%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 49% ± 4%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 51% ± 3%
Device(1545 7970) 0% 45% ± 1%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 46% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 49% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 45% ± 0%
Asus(1043 041C) 0% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3005) 0% 46% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 51% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E210) 0% 44% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2770) 0% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0444) 0% 33% ± 0%
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Gaming 44%
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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

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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


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


Good

2 days ago.

It becomes a Little bit Hot but it is veey fast


Good

3 days ago.

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


Good

6 days ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


Good

1 month ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

3 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

18 months ago.

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