Average Bench: 64.9% (26th of 540)

Based on 15,191 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67B1 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 290, AMD Radeon R9 290

Above average average bench

The AMD R9 290 averaged 35.1% 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) 118fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 186fps

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 290 is 26.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 290 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 147fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 153fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 15,191 samples)
Min Avg Max
127 Lighting 186 213
111 Reflection 147 168
164 Parallax 241 280
62.8% 191 fps
Min Avg Max
102 MRender 118 133
126 Gravity 153 174
139 Splatting 167 187
65.7% 146 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 1115 MHz, MaxM: 1380 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 16.11.5
Lighting 220
Reflection 172
Parallax 272
73% 221 fps
MRender 135
Gravity 177
Splatting 191
75% 168 fps
MSI(1462 3083) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1007 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Lighting 200
Reflection 156
Parallax 258
67% 204 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 161
Splatting 174
69% 153 fps
Sapphire(174B E289) ≥ 4GB
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.3.1
Lighting 201
Reflection 157
Parallax 256
67% 205 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 160
Splatting 173
69% 152 fps
MaxC: 1000 MHz, MaxM: 1300 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.2
Lighting 198
Reflection 154
Parallax 254
67% 202 fps
MRender 123
Gravity 159
Splatting 170
68% 151 fps
MaxC: 977 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 193
Reflection 151
Parallax 242
64% 195 fps
MRender 120
Gravity 155
Splatting 167
66% 147 fps
MaxC: 947 MHz, MaxM: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.4.1
Lighting 187
Reflection 107
Parallax 233
62% 176 fps
MRender 116
Gravity 150
Splatting 162
64% 143 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E285) 27% 66% ± 9%
Sapphire R9 290 4GB TRI-X OC
11227-13-20G
AMD(1002 0B00) 15% 64% ± 8%
XFX(1682 9295) 13% 63% ± 7%
XFX R9 290 4GB Double Dissipation
R9290AEDFD
XFX R9 290 4GB Black Double Dissipation
R9290AEDBD
Asus(1043 0470) 11% 67% ± 5%
Sapphire(174B E283) 6% 66% ± 12%
Sapphire R9 290 4GB VAPOR-X TRI-X OC
11227-04-40G
MSI(1462 3081) 5% 66% ± 9%
MSI R9 290 4GB GAMING
R9 290 GAMING 4G
Sapphire(174B E289) 4% 67% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 228F) 4% 67% ± 13%
PowerColor(148C 2343) 4% 66% ± 9%
XFX(1682 9395) 2% 67% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0468) 2% 61% ± 15%
PwrHis(1787 2343) 2% 62% ± 12%
Gigabyte(1458 2290) 2% 61% ± 14%
PwrHis(1787 2020) 1% 58% ± 16%
Gigabyte(1458 228E) 1% 56% ± 24%
Asus(1043 046E) 1% 66% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2434) 0% 62% ± 13%
Gigabyte(1458 2289) 0% 65% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 35% ± 0%
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Gaming 57%
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Desktop
Desktop 55%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Asus SABERTOOTH 990FX R2.0 - $182

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 68% - Good Total price: $888

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