Average Bench: 31.7% (105th of 639)

Based on 31,578 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 68.3% 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) 122fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 123fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 4.84%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 280 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 79.3fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 170fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 31,578 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.5 Lighting 122 144
68.7 Reflection 79.3 89.9
152 Parallax 170 189
32.1% 124 fps
Min Avg Max
55.2 MRender 61 68.1
110 Gravity 123 129
77.4 Splatting 86.9 98.2
31.9% 90.2 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 135
Reflection 84.4
Parallax 179
36% 133 fps
MRender 64
Gravity 131
Splatting 91
34% 95.4 fps
CLim: 933 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.4.1
Lighting 124
Reflection 77.6
Parallax 177
33% 126 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 122
Splatting 84.6
32% 88.7 fps
CLim: 933 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.7.2
Lighting 0.2
Reflection 76.4
Parallax 149
0% 75.2 fps
MRender 59
Gravity 120
Splatting 83.5
31% 87.6 fps
PwrHis(1787 2800) 3GB
CLim: 953 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.7.1
Lighting 9.4
Reflection 13.1
Parallax 7.8
2% 10.1 fps
MRender 54.2
Gravity 108
Splatting 76.3
28% 79.4 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 37% 31% ± 1%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 14% 33% ± 1%
Asus(1043 047E) 13% 32% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3003) 11% 31% ± 2%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
MSI(1462 277C) 11% 32% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 4% 32% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 4% 32% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 4% 30% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 32% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 31% ± 2%
MSI(1462 277D) 0% 31% ± 0%
Asus(1043 047C) 0% 31% ± 0%
MSI(1462 277E) 0% 34% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 56%
Gunboat
Workstation
Workstation 45%
Speed boat

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 48% - Average Total price: $477

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5 months 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.


Good

28 days ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Good

2 months ago.

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


Average

2 years 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

2 years ago.

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


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

14 months ago.

The definition of a average card.


Excellent

2 months ago.

AWESOME! CHEAP! FAST! QUIET!


Excellent

19 months ago.

Amazing performance for a cheap graphics card! Can run any modern game at 30 fps, and many triple A games at 60+fps, even at ultra settings!


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