Average Bench: 46% (54th of 584)

Based on 44,611 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 53.9% 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) 142fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 141fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 12.5%. 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) 82.9fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 64.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 44,611 samples)
Min Avg Max
110 Lighting 142 161
69.8 Reflection 82.9 93.7
161 Parallax 194 224
49.8% 140 fps
Min Avg Max
55.4 MRender 64.1 71.1
119 Gravity 141 158
77.9 Splatting 91.9 103
43.3% 99 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: 18.3.4
Lighting 157
Reflection 91.2
Parallax 211
55% 153 fps
MRender 69.7
Gravity 155
Splatting 101
48% 109 fps
XFX(1682 3001) 3GB
CLim: 1080 MHz, MLim: 1550 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.12.1
Lighting 156
Reflection 90.4
Parallax 210
54% 152 fps
MRender 68.4
Gravity 152
Splatting 97.9
46% 106 fps
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Lighting 159
Reflection 90.9
Parallax 206
54% 152 fps
MRender 64.9
Gravity 153
Splatting 99.4
46% 106 fps
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Lighting 144
Reflection 83.8
Parallax 194
50% 141 fps
MRender 65.1
Gravity 141
Splatting 92.6
44% 99.5 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.7
Lighting 133
Reflection 76.9
Parallax 179
46% 130 fps
MRender 59.7
Gravity 131
Splatting 85.1
40% 92 fps
Sapphire(174B 3000) 3GB
CLim: 925 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.3
Lighting 123
Reflection 76.4
Parallax 178
44% 126 fps
MRender 60.3
Gravity 121
Splatting 86.3
39% 89.1 fps
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.3.4
Lighting 62.3
Reflection 46.1
Parallax 105
24% 71.1 fps
MRender 33.4
Gravity 63.9
Splatting 58.3
22% 51.9 fps
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 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 44,611 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $230 @ launch in Oct '13)
Sapphire(174B 3001) 26% 47% ± 4%
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 $21010 months
XFX(1682 3001) 11% 44% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 9% 48% ± 7%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
Asus(1043 3006) 7% 48% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2775) 6% 45% ± 9%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 6% 44% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 3% 46% ± 4%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3% 46% ± 3%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 3% 46% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E208) 2% 45% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 42% ± 6%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 44% ± 7%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 46% ± 3%
AMD(1002 0B00) 2% 43% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 49% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 46% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 47% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 46% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2780) 1% 48% ± 2%
Asus(1043 044C) 1% 50% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 1% 47% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3214) 1% 51% ± 9%
MSI(1462 2777) 1% 48% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 0% 42% ± 1%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 50% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0418) 0% 46% ± 5%
MSI(1462 2770) 0% 46% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0442) 0% 43% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0420) 0% 44% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0446) 0% 43% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3213) 0% 46% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3002) 0% 39% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3001) 0% 49% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 43% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22B1) 0% 39% ± 0%
Asus(1043 044A) 0% 47% ± 0%
XFX(1682 3210) 0% 43% ± 0%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

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 Comments

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11 days ago.

flagship... NO FCK WAY THAT IS 1050 1% BETTER. R9 280X OC EDITION IS RANK OF 1060... or rx 580... who make this FAKE banchmark????


Terrible

5 days ago.

Nice performance for this price


Liked

2 days 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

2 months ago.

Comment 

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

its nice and cheap gpu for games


Good

21 days ago.

3


Excellent

1 month ago.

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


Excellent

2 months ago.

bcoz i bought r9 280x in 5k second hand and its comparable to 1050 ti


Excellent

1 month ago.

amazing!!! OC version is killer.. better than 1060ti. tested


Terrible

6 months ago.

low & very high price


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