Average Bench: 39.9% (66th of 596)

Based on 19,126 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 60.1% 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) 120fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 116fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 15.2%. 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) 78.4fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 60.7fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 19,126 samples)
Min Avg Max
61.9 Lighting 120 145
68.2 Reflection 78.4 90.6
144 Parallax 167 196
42.5% 122 fps
Min Avg Max
53.9 MRender 60.7 69
102 Gravity 116 134
75.6 Splatting 86.4 99.2
37.9% 87.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 3GB
CLim: 1125 MHz, MLim: 1500 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.11.1
Lighting 152
Reflection 94.6
Parallax 200
52% 149 fps
MRender 71.8
Gravity 135
Splatting 103
44% 103 fps
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 1150 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 111
Reflection 67
Parallax 147
38% 108 fps
MRender 53.9
Gravity 103
Splatting 76.4
34% 77.9 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 11,993,075 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 19,126 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 38% 39% ± 4%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
Asus(1043 047E) 15% 41% ± 4%
MSI(1462 277C) 11% 40% ± 5%
XFX(1682 3003) 10% 40% ± 5%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 10% 42% ± 7%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 6% 40% ± 5%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 4% 39% ± 6%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 2% 41% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 2% 40% ± 5%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 41% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0480) 0% 40% ± 0%
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Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 13,554 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 34%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 42%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 28%
Raft

Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $70

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 62% - Good Total price: $375

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Terrible (edit your comment) Add link

1 month 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

5 hrs ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Excellent

14 days ago.

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


Average

3 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

14 months ago.

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


Terrible

13 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


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