Average Bench: 48% (38th of 540)

Based on 22,974 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 52.0% 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) 64.4fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 192fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280X is just 15.3%. 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) 83.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 141fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,974 samples)
Min Avg Max
113 Lighting 142 161
70.6 Reflection 83.3 93.6
154 Parallax 192 222
49% 139 fps
Min Avg Max
55.6 MRender 64.4 72
119 Gravity 141 159
77.9 Splatting 92.3 104
35.9% 99.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 159
Reflection 92.6
Parallax 208
54% 153 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 156
Splatting 102
39% 109 fps
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Lighting 155
Reflection 89.8
Parallax 208
53% 151 fps
MRender 70.3
Gravity 154
Splatting 101
39% 109 fps
MSI(1462 2775) 3GB
MaxC: 1020 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.1
Lighting 146
Reflection 84.7
Parallax 196
50% 142 fps
MRender 65
Gravity 144
Splatting 93.9
36% 101 fps
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 145
Reflection 84
Parallax 190
49% 140 fps
MRender 64.5
Gravity 141
Splatting 92.9
36% 99.5 fps
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 3GB
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1375 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Lighting 144
Reflection 83.4
Parallax 190
49% 139 fps
MRender 64.7
Gravity 142
Splatting 92.6
36% 99.8 fps
MaxC: 1100 MHz, MaxM: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 95.6
Reflection 91.5
Parallax 208
43% 132 fps
MRender 70.9
Gravity 156
Splatting 102
40% 110 fps
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Based on statistics from 22,974 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B 3001) 24% 50% ± 5%
Sapphire R9 280X 3GB Dual-X OC
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Sapphire R9 280X 3GB VAPOR-X
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XFX(1682 3001) 12% 47% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 3001) 9% 50% ± 7%
Gigabyte R9 280X 3GB WINDFORCE OC REV3
GV-R928XOC-3GD REV3
MSI(1462 2775) 8% 48% ± 6%
Asus(1043 3006) 7% 49% ± 9%
Gigabyte(1458 254D) 6% 49% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B 3000) 6% 46% ± 3%
PowerColor(148C 3001) 4% 48% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 3001) 4% 45% ± 6%
Gigabyte(1458 2261) 2% 52% ± 2%
Asus(1043 3004) 2% 47% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3212) 2% 42% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 2317) 2% 40% ± 13%
XFX(1682 3214) 2% 48% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 38% ± 14%
XFX(1682 3213) 1% 48% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E208) 1% 48% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3211) 1% 48% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0B00) 1% 44% ± 3%
MSI(1462 2770) 1% 50% ± 2%
MSI(1462 2774) 1% 41% ± 22%
Asus(1043 3005) 1% 44% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0442) 1% 44% ± 5%
XFX(1682 3210) 1% 45% ± 1%
Asus(1043 3001) 1% 51% ± 4%
Asus(1043 0418) 1% 44% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0448) 1% 47% ± 2%
Asus(1043 3003) 0% 52% ± 7%
Asus(1043 044C) 0% 52% ± 5%
Asus(1043 0446) 0% 46% ± 1%
MSI(1462 2780) 0% 52% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2777) 0% 48% ± 0%
Asus(1043 3002) 0% 41% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 2279) 0% 41% ± 0%
MSI(1462 2776) 0% 52% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 7970) 0% 51% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0444) 0% 48% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 0% 51% ± 0%
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