Average Bench: 31.3% (99th of 627)

Based on 30,333 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 679A Models: AMD Radeon R9 200, ASUS R9 280

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 280 averaged 68.6% 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) 122fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 121fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 280 is just 6.24%. 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) 78.9fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 168fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 30,333 samples)
Min Avg Max
96.8 Lighting 122 144
69.4 Reflection 78.9 90
148 Parallax 168 190
31.9% 123 fps
Min Avg Max
54.3 MRender 61 68.3
106 Gravity 121 131
76.6 Splatting 86.8 98.4
31.5% 89.6 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1100 MHz, MLim: 1450 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.12.1
Lighting 146
Reflection 90.5
Parallax 190
38% 142 fps
MRender 69
Gravity 142
Splatting 100
37% 104 fps
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 19.12.2
Lighting 128
Reflection 62.1
Parallax 168
34% 119 fps
MRender 62.1
Gravity 126
Splatting 87.4
33% 91.9 fps
MSI(1462 277C) 3GB
CLim: 972 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 3GB, Driver: 17.4.4
Lighting 107
Reflection 66.5
Parallax 143
28% 105 fps
MRender 51.5
Gravity 97.7
Splatting 71.7
26% 73.6 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $185 @ launch in Mar '14)
Sapphire(174B A003) 40% 31% ± 2%
Sapphire R9 280 3GB Dual-X
11230-00-20G
Gigabyte(1458 229A) 14% 33% ± 1%
MSI(1462 277C) 12% 31% ± 2%
Asus(1043 047E) 11% 32% ± 1%
XFX(1682 3003) 9% 31% ± 2%
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation
R9280ATDFD
XFX R9 280 3GB Double Dissipation Black
R9280ATDBD
PowerColor(148C 3000) 5% 31% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 3000) 4% 30% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 5000) 3% 31% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2800) 1% 30% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0482) 1% 33% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 229B) 0% 29% ± 1%
MSI(1462 277D) 0% 32% ± 0%
Asus(1043 047C) 0% 31% ± 0%
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Typical R9 280 Builds (Compare 26,535 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 30%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 43%
Speed boat
Workstation
Workstation 35%
Sail boat

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

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 41% - Average Total price: $477

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4 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

7 months ago.

one of the best price/perfomance cards in the market


Good

6 days ago.

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


Average

16 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

2 years ago.

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


Terrible

2 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Average

6 months ago.

The definition of a average card.


Excellent

11 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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