Average Bench: 0.79% (470th of 535)

Based on 303 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 9714 Model: ATI Radeon HD 4290

Terrible average bench

The ATI Radeon HD 4290 averaged 99.2% 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) 2.55fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 2.58fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the ATI Radeon HD 4290 is just 0.33%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the ATI Radeon HD 4290 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 4.87fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 0.94fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 303 samples)
Min Avg Max
1.9 Lighting 2.58 3
2.9 Reflection 4.87 5.7
0.7 Parallax 1.48 1.8
0.63% 2.97 fps
Min Avg Max
1.21 MRender 2.55 2.9
0.4 Gravity 0.94 1.3
2.41 Splatting 3.98 4.6
1.47% 2.49 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
ASRock(1849 9714) 368MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 3.2
Reflection 5.9
Parallax 1.9
1% 3.67 fps
MRender 3.1
Gravity 1.4
Splatting 5.1
2% 3.2 fps
Asus(1043 8454) 384MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 4.4
Parallax 1.6
1% 2.9 fps
MRender 2.7
Gravity 0.5
Splatting 3.9
2% 2.37 fps
ASRock(1849 9714) 384MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 2.7
Reflection 4.5
Parallax 1.6
1% 2.93 fps
MRender 2.7
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 3.8
2% 2.53 fps
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 624MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.9001
Lighting 2.8
Reflection 5.5
Parallax 1.2
1% 3.17 fps
MRender 2.8
Gravity 0.3
Splatting 4.4
2% 2.5 fps
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 640MB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 8.970.100.1100
Lighting 2.6
Reflection 5
Parallax 1.6
1% 3.07 fps
MRender 2.7
Gravity 1.1
Splatting 3.8
2% 2.53 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Asus(1043 8454) 41% 1% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 D000) 21% 1% ± 0%
ASRock(1849 9714) 19% 1% ± 0%
MSI(1462 7642) 9% 1% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0000) 3% 1% ± 0%
Elitegroup(1019 2257) 3% 1% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA A170) 2% 1% ± 0%
Biostar(1565 1705) 2% 1% ± 0%
Biostar(1565 0017) 1% 1% ± 0%
Zotac(19DA A185) 0% 1% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 11%
Tree trunk
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 26%
Raft

Motherboard: Asus M4A89GTD-PRO/USB3

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