Average Bench: 9.16% (209th of 555)

Based on 634 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 05E1 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 averaged 90.8% 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. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 36.1fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 28.8fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 is just 2.57%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 23.2fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 15.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 634 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.5 Lighting 36.1 40.6
19.7 Reflection 23.2 26.2
14.5 Parallax 17.2 19.5
9.03% 25.5 fps
Min Avg Max
13.3 MRender 18.9 21.7
26.6 Gravity 28.8 31.7
12 Splatting 15.1 17.4
9.27% 20.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
EVGA(3842 1282) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 39.1
Reflection 25.3
Parallax 18.6
10% 27.7 fps
MRender 20.7
Gravity 30.9
Splatting 16.4
10% 22.7 fps
BFG(19F1 0A02) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 37.8
Reflection 26.2
Parallax 18.1
10% 27.4 fps
MRender 21.1
Gravity 30.4
Splatting 16.5
10% 22.7 fps
EVGA(3842 1282) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 36.7
Reflection 23.9
Parallax 18.1
9% 26.2 fps
MRender 19.9
Gravity 29.7
Splatting 15.6
10% 21.7 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 35.5
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 17
9% 25.8 fps
MRender 20.1
Gravity 28.5
Splatting 16.6
10% 21.7 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 35.3
Reflection 25.2
Parallax 17
9% 25.8 fps
MRender 20
Gravity 28.6
Splatting 16.5
10% 21.7 fps
XFX(1682 2400) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.9
Reflection 23.2
Parallax 19.6
9% 25.9 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 28.3
Splatting 15.2
9% 20.8 fps
EVGA(3842 1280) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 36
Reflection 23.4
Parallax 17.3
9% 25.6 fps
MRender 19.2
Gravity 28.8
Splatting 14.4
9% 20.8 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 34.5
Reflection 22.9
Parallax 16.6
9% 24.7 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 28.1
Splatting 15.3
9% 20.8 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 7,369,206 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 634 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 37% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1280) 13% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2400) 11% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8290) 10% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1282) 7% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0998) 6% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1284) 4% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8293) 3% 10% ± 1%
Device(107D 2AE0) 3% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1286) 2% 11% ± 2%
BFG(19F1 0A02) 1% 10% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0A1A) 1% 10% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0972) 1% 9% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 2% ± 0%
Device(1048 0F45) 0% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8292) 0% 10% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0558) 0% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0557) 0% 10% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 16%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 37%
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Workstation
Workstation 24%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus P5Q DELUXE

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 54% - Above average Total price: $358

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