Average Bench: 34.2% (57th of 540)

Based on 9,505 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6811 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 270, AMD Radeon R9 270, AMD Radeon (TM) R9 200, AMD Radeon(TM) R9 270

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 270 averaged 65.8% 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) 57.4fps
Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 99.2fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 270 is just 9.6%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 270 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 78.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 84.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 9,505 samples)
Min Avg Max
80.9 Lighting 99.2 113
68.8 Reflection 78.3 87.9
105 Parallax 129 147
33.7% 102 fps
Min Avg Max
53.4 MRender 57.4 63.8
76.2 Gravity 84.2 94.1
76.7 Splatting 81.9 91.3
32% 74.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
MaxC: 975 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.2.1
Lighting 102
Reflection 79.4
Parallax 143
36% 108 fps
MRender 57.3
Gravity 83.8
Splatting 82.3
32% 74.5 fps
MaxC: 945 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Lighting 102
Reflection 79.1
Parallax 132
34% 104 fps
MRender 58.1
Gravity 84.7
Splatting 82.9
32% 75.2 fps
MSI(1462 3050) 2GB
MaxC: 955 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Lighting 101
Reflection 79
Parallax 130
34% 103 fps
MRender 57.6
Gravity 82.6
Splatting 81.7
32% 74 fps
PowerColor(148C 2337) 2GB
MaxC: 955 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 17.4.3
Lighting 99.1
Reflection 79.3
Parallax 131
34% 103 fps
MRender 58.2
Gravity 84.9
Splatting 83.1
32% 75.4 fps
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 96.9
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 133
34% 103 fps
MRender 57.6
Gravity 88.6
Splatting 82.3
32% 76.2 fps
XFX(1682 9270) 2GB
MaxC: 925 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 99.7
Reflection 77.8
Parallax 127
33% 102 fps
MRender 56.6
Gravity 82.1
Splatting 80.9
32% 73.2 fps
AMD(1002 0B04) 2GB
MaxC: 925 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 96.5
Reflection 77.1
Parallax 130
33% 101 fps
MRender 53.4
Gravity 79.3
Splatting 78.8
30% 70.5 fps
MSI(1462 3050) 2GB
MaxC: 955 MHz, MaxM: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 16.12.2
Lighting 96.1
Reflection 75.4
Parallax 123
32% 98.3 fps
MRender 55.7
Gravity 80.3
Splatting 78.7
31% 71.6 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E271) 24% 34% ± 2%
Sapphire R9 270 2GB Dual-X Boost OC
11220-00-20G
AmazonUS $197.722 months ago.
MSI(1462 3050) 18% 35% ± 3%
Asus(1043 048D) 17% 35% ± 3%
ASUS R9 270 2GB Direct CU II OC
R9270-DC2OC-2GD5
Gigabyte(1458 226C) 13% 35% ± 5%
Gigabyte R9 270 2GB OC
GV-R927OC-2GD
AmazonUS $169.994 months ago.
XFX(1682 9270) 6% 33% ± 5%
AMD(1002 0B04) 5% 31% ± 4%
PowerColor(148C 2337) 4% 34% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 2337) 4% 34% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 3% 34% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E270) 2% 38% ± 1%
Device(1B0A 90D2) 1% 30% ± 7%
Asus(1043 86A4) 1% 33% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0493) 1% 33% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200B) 1% 35% ± 2%
Asus(1043 8651) 0% 34% ± 0%
XFX(1682 2015) 0% 23% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B 2015) 0% 26% ± 0%
PowerColor(148C 2015) 0% 24% ± 0%
Device(1B0A 90F3) 0% 31% ± 0%
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Gaming 34%
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Desktop
Desktop 46%
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Workstation
Workstation 35%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $80

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 58% - Above average Total price: $493

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