Average Bench: 45.3% (41st of 544)

Based on 29,383 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 54.7% 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) 139fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 17.3%. 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) 81.9fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 63.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 29,383 samples)
Min Avg Max
85.6 Lighting 140 161
62.1 Reflection 81.9 93.3
118 Parallax 190 223
48.8% 137 fps
Min Avg Max
50.5 MRender 63.1 71.5
106 Gravity 139 159
71.8 Splatting 90.5 102
42.7% 97.6 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 149
Reflection 87.3
Parallax 206
52% 147 fps
MRender 68.1
Gravity 147
Splatting 96.7
46% 104 fps
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 147
Reflection 84.5
Parallax 207
52% 146 fps
MRender 65.1
Gravity 142
Splatting 91.8
44% 99.6 fps
Sapphire(174B E208) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.3
Parallax 196
51% 142 fps
MRender 64.4
Gravity 142
Splatting 91.9
44% 99.6 fps
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.3.3
Lighting 145
Reflection 84.2
Parallax 196
50% 142 fps
MRender 64.3
Gravity 141
Splatting 91.5
43% 98.9 fps
MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 131
Reflection 76
Parallax 180
46% 129 fps
MRender 62.6
Gravity 138
Splatting 88.5
42% 96.5 fps
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 132
Reflection 76.1
Parallax 177
46% 128 fps
MRender 61
Gravity 130
Splatting 83.7
40% 91.6 fps
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 132
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 176
46% 128 fps
MRender 58.3
Gravity 129
Splatting 84.2
40% 90.6 fps
CLim: 1020 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 0.7
Reflection 85.5
Parallax 194
22% 93.3 fps
MRender 65.6
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.9
44% 101 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 29,383 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 24% 47% ± 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 $209.992 months ago.
XFX(1682 3001) 11% 44% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 11% 48% ± 6%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
MSI(1462 2775) 9% 44% ± 9%
Asus(1043 3006) 6% 49% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 5% 43% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 4% 42% ± 8%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 4% 45% ± 6%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 3% 46% ± 6%
XFX(1682 3212) 3% 42% ± 6%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2% 42% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 44% ± 3%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 43% ± 7%
XFX(1682 3211) 2% 46% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 47% ± 5%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 41% ± 13%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 48% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 46% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 48% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0418) 1% 43% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 41% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3213) 1% 47% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 45% ± 6%
Asus(1043 3003) 1% 49% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3005) 0% 43% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 40% ± 9%
Sapphire(174B E210) 0% 43% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2770) 0% 40% ± 6%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 43% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 51% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2278) 0% 37% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 49% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 48% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 43% ± 0%
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Desktop
Desktop 54%
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Workstation
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $190

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Good

10 days ago.

It becomes a Little bit Hot but it is veey fast


Excellent

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


Excellent

4 days ago.

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


Good

26 days ago.

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


Excellent

1 month ago.

extreme card for games! bf4 ultra in 60fps!


Excellent

14 days ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

5 months ago.

Awesome Card. A Must buy for every gamer


Poor

20 months ago.

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