Average Bench: 39.7% (67th of 597)

Based on 22,191 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 60.2% 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. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 121fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 115fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 10.2%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 280 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 78.2fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 60.5fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 22,191 samples)
Min Avg Max
87.7 Lighting 121 144
68.3 Reflection 78.2 89.9
143 Parallax 167 190
42.6% 122 fps
Min Avg Max
53.8 MRender 60.5 68.1
102 Gravity 115 127
75.5 Splatting 86.1 98.1
37.7% 87.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 3GB
CLim: 1072 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.9.3
Lighting 143
Reflection 89.6
Parallax 187
49% 140 fps
MRender 68.2
Gravity 133
Splatting 97.1
43% 99.5 fps
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 3GB
CLim: 1072 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.12.1.1
Lighting 144
Reflection 89.4
Parallax 187
49% 140 fps
MRender 68
Gravity 127
Splatting 98
42% 97.6 fps
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.11.1
Lighting 129
Reflection 81.1
Parallax 169
44% 126 fps
MRender 61.8
Gravity 120
Splatting 87.6
39% 89.9 fps
PwrHis(1787 2800) 3GB
CLim: 953 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Lighting 114
Reflection 70.9
Parallax 162
41% 116 fps
MRender 55.7
Gravity 106
Splatting 77.2
34% 79.6 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 6 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 126 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 43 fps League of Legends: 122 fps Battlefield 1: 48 fps DOTA 2: 100 fps World of Tanks: 56 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,770,534 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 22,191 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 42% 39% ± 3%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 14% 42% ± 4%
Asus(1043 047E) 10% 41% ± 3%
XFX(1682 3003) 9% 39% ± 4%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
MSI(1462 277C) 8% 40% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 6% 37% ± 4%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 4% 39% ± 8%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 4% 39% ± 5%
Asus(1043 0482) 2% 42% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 39% ± 2%
MSI(1462 277D) 0% 41% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0480) 0% 48% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 229B) 0% 41% ± 0%
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Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 14,675 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 41%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $75

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $378

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 Comments

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9 days ago.

— Slightly faster than a 1050 Ti for less money, and mine overclocked and benched well on air cooling. Definitely a good card. Helped my mom learn Engrish before we sold her back into slavery in Hong Kong.


Excellent

29 days ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Excellent

1 month ago.

Is my card for nearly 5 years and runs most of the latest games, only problem is its sound .


Average

4 months ago.

Have this card for 3 years now. Still performs. Aiming to get an upgrade soon though. For the latest triple A titles with high (not ultra or something) settings at 2k this card just doesn't cut it anymore. it still performs smooth at 1080 medium though :) So for a budget system, I'd say. you'd still be good.


Excellent

15 months ago.

keeps at around 60 degrees celsius on games like bf1 bf4 and pubg. playing with 70-90 fps!!


Terrible

14 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


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