Average Bench: 27.7% (134th of 665)

Based on 58,299 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6810 Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 270X

Very poor average bench

The AMD R9 270X averaged 72.3% 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) 35.3fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 33.4fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 270X is just 3.82%. 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) 37.7fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 45.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,299 samples)
Min Avg Max
32.3 Lighting 35.3 38.1
34 Reflection 37.7 40.6
40.8 Parallax 45.6 51.3
28.6% 39.5 fps
Min Avg Max
29.4 MRender 31.6 33.7
30.7 Gravity 33.4 35.6
24 Splatting 26 27.6
26.7% 30.4 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Lighting 36.3
Reflection 37.7
Parallax 45.5
29% 39.8 fps
MRender 32.1
Gravity 33.8
Splatting 26.3
27% 30.7 fps
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Lighting 35.1
Reflection 38.7
Parallax 46.4
28% 40.1 fps
MRender 32.6
Gravity 34
Splatting 26.6
27% 31.1 fps
XFX(1682 9275) 2GB
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.5.1
Lighting 36.1
Reflection 38.6
Parallax 42.7
29% 39.1 fps
MRender 30.6
Gravity 32.7
Splatting 25
26% 29.4 fps
CLim: 1070 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.5.2
Lighting 35
Reflection 38.9
Parallax 44.2
28% 39.4 fps
MRender 30.1
Gravity 32.3
Splatting 24.7
26% 29 fps
XFX(1682 9275) 2GB
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.5.1
Lighting 34.3
Reflection 35.4
Parallax 41.2
28% 37 fps
MRender 29.8
Gravity 31.4
Splatting 24.8
25% 28.7 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $199 @ launch in Oct '13)
Sapphire(174B E271) 26% 27% ± 2%
Sapphire R9 270X 2GB Dual-X Boost OC
11217-01-20G
Sapphire R9 270X 4GB Dual-X Boost OC
11217-04-20G
Asus(1043 0464) 15% 28% ± 1%
Asus R9 270X 2GB DirectCU II
R9270X-DC2T-2GD5
Gigabyte(1458 2272) 9% 28% ± 1%
Gigabyte R9 270X 2GB WINDFORCE
GV-R927XOC-2GD
Gigabyte R9 270X 4GB WINDFORCE
GV-R927XOC-4GD
XFX(1682 9275) 8% 27% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3030) 7% 27% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 2336) 6% 28% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 227D) 4% 28% ± 2%
Sapphire(174B E270) 4% 28% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2336) 3% 28% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E272) 3% 29% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0460) 3% 27% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 2340) 2% 29% ± 1%
Asus(1043 04A1) 2% 28% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3036) 2% 28% ± 0%
Device(1545 9270) 1% 28% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3033) 1% 30% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 201C) 1% 27% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 226D) 1% 28% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B04) 1% 27% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3037) 0% 22% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0000) 0% 26% ± 0%
MSI(1462 303A) 0% 27% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 23%
Surfboard
Desktop
Desktop 72%
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Workstation
Workstation 20%
Surfboard

Motherboard: Asus M5A97 R2.0 - $89

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 47% - Average Total price: $498

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 Comments

Added 7 years ago.

Good

2 months ago.

It played most games on med-high


Good

8 days ago.

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


Poor

6 months ago.

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


Excellent

8 months ago.

The beat gpu for the money.I buyed one of this for only 50 bucks.I love it.


Poor

14 months ago.

cheap price but great performance


Excellent

3 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


Excellent

7 months ago.

Still kicks it in good optimized games


Excellent

9 months ago.

Works for all games on suprisingly high settings


Poor

2 years ago.

Crazy bad value


Excellent

15 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

3 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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