Average Bench: 27.1% (117th of 642)

Based on 63,614 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6810 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 270X

Very poor average bench

The AMD R9 270X averaged 72.9% 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) 112fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 101fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 270X is just 3.75%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 270X performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 89fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 149fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 63,614 samples)
Min Avg Max
103 Lighting 112 123
83.1 Reflection 89 95.3
138 Parallax 149 164
29.4% 117 fps
Min Avg Max
60 MRender 64 68.6
94.1 Gravity 101 108
85 Splatting 90.4 97.4
27.1% 85 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.4.2
Lighting 123
Reflection 96.2
Parallax 159
32% 126 fps
MRender 68.4
Gravity 108
Splatting 97.9
29% 91.5 fps
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 114
Reflection 89.1
Parallax 160
30% 121 fps
MRender 63.7
Gravity 100
Splatting 89.1
27% 84.4 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 32,998,223 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $199 @ launch in Oct '13)
Sapphire(174B E271) 26% 27% ± 1%
Sapphire R9 270X 2GB Dual-X Boost OC
11217-01-20G
Sapphire R9 270X 4GB Dual-X Boost OC
11217-04-20G
Gigabyte(1458 2272) 11% 27% ± 1%
Gigabyte R9 270X 2GB WINDFORCE
GV-R927XOC-2GD
Gigabyte R9 270X 4GB WINDFORCE
GV-R927XOC-4GD
Asus(1043 0464) 11% 28% ± 1%
Asus R9 270X 2GB DirectCU II
R9270X-DC2T-2GD5
XFX(1682 9275) 10% 26% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3030) 9% 27% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 227D) 6% 27% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E270) 5% 27% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E272) 5% 29% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 2336) 3% 27% ± 1%
Asus(1043 04A1) 2% 28% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2336) 2% 27% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 2% 26% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0460) 2% 26% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3036) 1% 27% ± 0%
PowerColor(148C 2340) 1% 29% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 226D) 1% 28% ± 0%
MSI(1462 3033) 1% 28% ± 1%
MSI(1462 303A) 1% 27% ± 0%
Device(1545 9270) 0% 27% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3034) 0% 26% ± 0%
MSI(1462 3037) 0% 28% ± 2%
AMD(1002 0000) 0% 28% ± 2%
MSI(1462 3031) 0% 27% ± 0%
Diamond(1092 2336) 0% 27% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B04) 0% 26% ± 0%
Asus(1043 04A3) 0% 30% ± 0%
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Gaming 22%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 19%
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Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 44% - Average Total price: $488

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Terrible

8 hrs ago.

It played most games on med-high


Excellent

27 days ago.

i have this gpu this is a THASH!


Terrible

10 months ago.

Still going strong medium to high on current intensive games. "2019"


Excellent

8 months ago.

be it on lower settings 270x still holds its own in 2019-20


Excellent

2 years ago.

Comment 

im using this card GIGABYTE AMD RADEON R9 270x 4GB DDR5 with 3 monitors 27inch .. excellent work and games in 5760x1080 resolution :) this resolution some games on ultra details, and other all games on high details ... in 1920x1080 all games run on ULTRA details :) 3 monitors connected via DVI, DVI, HDMI.—Feb '15


Poor

4 months ago.

cheap price but great performance


Excellent

3 years ago.

Works for all games on suprisingly high settings


Poor

15 months ago.

Crazy bad value


Excellent

2 years ago.

The R9 270X is a rebranded HD 7870 with higher clocks, delivers the same experience, anyway this GPU is as powerful as the GTX 1050 2GB and it's highly recomended for budget 1080p60 gaming. This card can be Crossfired with another 270X, HD 7850 or HD 7870 and delivers a great perfomance in some games. DirectX 12 and Vulkan are supported. Most games can be run at High settings with MSAA.


Excellent

4 months ago.

Great card for esports, 4gb variant is even better, can get over 60fps on average, pull the trigger if you find a used one for under 70 usd


Excellent

2 years ago.

Beast card. There are deffinitely better choices as of 2018, but even now, it delivers a good experience on moderate graphic settings.


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