Average Bench: 31.7% (112th of 647)

Based on 34,468 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) 122fps

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) 79.4fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 171fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 34,468 samples)
Min Avg Max
74.9 Lighting 122 144
69.6 Reflection 79.4 89.8
152 Parallax 171 189
32.1% 124 fps
Min Avg Max
55.1 MRender 61.3 68.1
111 Gravity 122 130
78 Splatting 87.1 97.9
31.8% 90.3 fps
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The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 047E) 3GB
CLim: 1090 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.9.2
Lighting 148
Reflection 92.2
Parallax 205
39% 149 fps
MRender 69.7
Gravity 143
Splatting 98.9
37% 104 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Lighting 127
Reflection 79.1
Parallax 169
33% 125 fps
MRender 61.1
Gravity 123
Splatting 86.5
32% 90.2 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.10.1
Lighting 126
Reflection 79
Parallax 169
33% 125 fps
MRender 61.1
Gravity 123
Splatting 85.5
32% 89.8 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 20.9.2
Lighting 113
Reflection 70.2
Parallax 150
30% 111 fps
MRender 54.9
Gravity 110
Splatting 77.7
29% 80.9 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) 13% 33% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3003) 13% 32% ± 2%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
MSI(1462 277C) 11% 32% ± 1%
Asus(1043 047E) 10% 33% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 6% 30% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 5% 32% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 3% 32% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 33% ± 0%
Asus(1043 0480) 1% 31% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 31% ± 2%
MSI(1462 277D) 0% 29% ± 0%
Asus(1043 047C) 0% 32% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 25%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
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Workstation
Workstation 21%
Surfboard

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 55% - Above average Total price: $435

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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.


Good

3 months ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Good

4 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

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

16 months ago.

The definition of a average card.


Excellent

4 months ago.

AWESOME! CHEAP! FAST! QUIET!


Excellent

22 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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