Average Bench: 32.8% (115th of 652)

Based on 32,908 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 67.1% 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) 41.6fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 41.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 7.1%. 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) 33.6fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 53.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 32,908 samples)
Min Avg Max
36.3 Lighting 41.6 47
27.5 Reflection 33.6 38.7
46.8 Parallax 53.2 59.8
33.6% 42.8 fps
Min Avg Max
27.2 MRender 30.6 34.2
36.5 Gravity 41.5 44.2
21.4 Splatting 24.1 27.1
32% 32.1 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 047E) 3GB
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.12.1
Lighting 46.1
Reflection 36
Parallax 55.7
37% 45.9 fps
MRender 31.6
Gravity 43.5
Splatting 24.9
34% 33.3 fps
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Lighting 43.2
Reflection 35.8
Parallax 55.3
35% 44.8 fps
MRender 31.5
Gravity 43.4
Splatting 24.7
33% 33.2 fps
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Lighting 42.5
Reflection 35.4
Parallax 55
34% 44.3 fps
MRender 31.3
Gravity 42.9
Splatting 24.5
33% 32.9 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.11.1
Lighting 41.2
Reflection 34.4
Parallax 58
33% 44.5 fps
MRender 30.2
Gravity 40.7
Splatting 23.7
31% 31.5 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 16.6
Lighting 41.1
Reflection 34.5
Parallax 52.1
33% 42.6 fps
MRender 30.2
Gravity 39.5
Splatting 23.8
31% 31.2 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 35% 32% ± 2%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
MSI(1462 277C) 17% 33% ± 2%
Asus(1043 047E) 12% 34% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 11% 35% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3003) 10% 32% ± 2%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
PwrHis(1787 3000) 5% 31% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 4% 33% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 3% 33% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 2% 31% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 34% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0480) 0% 32% ± 0%
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Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 10,824 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $439

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 Comments

Added 6 years ago.

Good

6 months ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Good

7 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.


Good

11 days ago.

i have one and its a verry bad card


Excellent

3 years ago.

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


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

19 months ago.

The definition of a average card.


Excellent

7 months ago.

AWESOME! CHEAP! FAST! QUIET!


Excellent

2 years 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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