Average Bench: 30% (170th of 714)

Based on 33,175 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 69.9% 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) 40.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 39.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 6.85%. 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) 32.7fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 50.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 33,175 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.8 Lighting 40.5 45.7
23.4 Reflection 32.7 38.5
44.7 Parallax 50.1 56.7
33% 41.1 fps
Min Avg Max
26.5 MRender 29.1 33.6
35.8 Gravity 39.5 43.3
20.6 Splatting 22.8 26.9
24.3% 30.5 fps
User Benchmarks Bench3D DX93D DX103D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 933 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 22.6.1
Lighting 39.8
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 52.3
32% 42.1 fps
MRender 30.1
Gravity 41.2
Splatting 23.6
25% 31.6 fps
Asus(1043 047E) 3GB
CLim: 980 MHz, MLim: 1300 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 38.1
Reflection 34.1
Parallax 51.2
31% 41.1 fps
MRender 29.9
Gravity 40.4
Splatting 23.4
25% 31.2 fps
CLim: 933 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 22.6.1
Lighting 35.4
Reflection 30.7
Parallax 46
29% 37.4 fps
MRender 27
Gravity 36.5
Splatting 20.7
22% 28.1 fps
CLim: 940 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 21.7
Reflection 19.1
Parallax 28.3
18% 23 fps
MRender 16.6
Gravity 22.2
Splatting 12.7
14% 17.2 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 41% 29% ± 1%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 14% 33% ± 2%
Asus(1043 047E) 11% 30% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3003) 10% 30% ± 2%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
MSI(1462 277C) 9% 30% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 6% 29% ± 2%
PowerColor(148C 3000) 4% 30% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 3% 30% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 29% ± 3%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 30% ± 2%
Gigabyte(1458 229B) 0% 28% ± 2%
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Gaming 22%
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Desktop
Desktop 67%
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Workstation
Workstation 18%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $149

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Added 9 years ago.

Excellent

3 months ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Average

5 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.

Used it for 5 years, broke down after that, but it was a good card


Excellent

12 months ago.

Its best budget I got it for 40usd


Good

3 years ago.

i have one and its a verry bad card


Good

2 years ago.

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


Excellent

18 months ago.

best video card for this price


Average

4 years ago.

The definition of a average card.


Excellent

3 years ago.

AWESOME! CHEAP! FAST! QUIET!


Excellent

5 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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