Average Bench: 40.4% (81st of 613)

Based on 25,305 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Below average average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 59.6% 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) 120fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 14.7%. 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) 78.9fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 61fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 25,305 samples)
Min Avg Max
65.8 Lighting 121 144
67.9 Reflection 78.9 89.8
143 Parallax 168 191
42.6% 123 fps
Min Avg Max
53.5 MRender 61 68.2
103 Gravity 120 133
74.8 Splatting 86.8 98.3
38.7% 89.3 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 933 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.4.1
Lighting 123
Reflection 78.5
Parallax 176
44% 126 fps
MRender 59.9
Gravity 122
Splatting 85.8
39% 89.1 fps
Asus(1043 047E) 3GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 22.19.662.4
Lighting 118
Reflection 81.4
Parallax 173
43% 124 fps
MRender 62.6
Gravity 121
Splatting 89.9
39% 91.3 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Lighting 126
Reflection 78.8
Parallax 168
44% 124 fps
MRender 60.7
Gravity 117
Splatting 86.1
38% 87.9 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Lighting 123
Reflection 77.5
Parallax 163
43% 121 fps
MRender 60.1
Gravity 121
Splatting 85.8
39% 89.1 fps
CLim: 933 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.1.1
Lighting 125
Reflection 78.3
Parallax 167
44% 124 fps
MRender 60.4
Gravity 116
Splatting 84.8
38% 87.2 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

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

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 128 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 42 fps League of Legends: 123 fps Battlefield 1: 48 fps DOTA 2: 93 fps World of Tanks: 54 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 17,764,793 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 25,305 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 39% 39% ± 4%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 13% 44% ± 3%
MSI(1462 277C) 12% 41% ± 4%
Asus(1043 047E) 10% 42% ± 2%
XFX(1682 3003) 9% 39% ± 5%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
PowerColor(148C 3000) 5% 39% ± 4%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 5% 41% ± 3%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 4% 40% ± 5%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 41% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 42% ± 1%
Asus(1043 047C) 0% 37% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 229B) 0% 40% ± 0%
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Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 21,543 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 37%
Jet ski
Desktop
Desktop 46%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 69% - Good Total price: $371

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 Comments

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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.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Cool


Excellent

1 month ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Excellent

7 months ago.

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


Average

11 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

21 months ago.

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


Terrible

21 months ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

18 days ago.

The definition of a average card.


Excellent

6 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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