Average Bench: 33.5% (108th of 648)

Based on 4,338 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6939 Model: AMD Radeon R9 200

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 285 averaged 66.5% 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) 124fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 118fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 285 is just 3.53%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 285 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 123fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 163fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,338 samples)
Min Avg Max
83.9 Lighting 124 138
108 Reflection 123 132
147 Parallax 163 186
32.7% 137 fps
Min Avg Max
96.5 MRender 102 106
110 Gravity 118 124
75.6 Splatting 79.7 83.5
33.7% 99.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1003 MHz, MLim: 1542 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Lighting 140
Reflection 136
Parallax 172
37% 149 fps
MRender 111
Gravity 127
Splatting 85.5
36% 108 fps
Sapphire(174B E305) 2GB
CLim: 928 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Lighting 132
Reflection 125
Parallax 159
35% 138 fps
MRender 100
Gravity 118
Splatting 77.5
33% 98.4 fps
CLim: 918 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.9.1
Lighting 131
Reflection 124
Parallax 158
34% 138 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 117
Splatting 78.2
33% 99 fps
Asus(1043 0486) 2GB
CLim: 954 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.20
Lighting 0.1
Reflection 128
Parallax 184
0% 104 fps
MRender 102
Gravity 120
Splatting 80.3
34% 101 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 34,375,822 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $200 @ launch in Sep '14)
Sapphire(174B E306) 30% 34% ± 1%
Sapphire R9 285 2GB Dual-X OC
11235-03-20G
AmazonUS $2203 years
XFX(1682 9285) 10% 33% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0486) 9% 34% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 9380) 8% 32% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 229D) 7% 34% ± 1%
MSI(1462 3140) 7% 34% ± 1%
MSI R9 285 2GB GAMING
R9 285 GAMING 2G
AmazonUS $2623 years
Sapphire(174B E305) 7% 33% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 2349) 7% 34% ± 1%
PowerColor R9 285 2GB Turbo Duo
AXR9 285 2GBD5-TDHE
AmazonUS $1894 years
Sapphire(174B E315) 5% 33% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8683) 3% 30% ± 1%
HP(103C 6896) 3% 32% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 2% 34% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2349) 2% 34% ± 2%
Device(1545 9285) 0% 34% ± 0%
Sapphire(174B E308) 0% 32% ± 0%
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Gaming 26%
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Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
Surfboard

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

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

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5 months ago.

Super cheap used, still relatively capable


Good

3 years ago.

i have a 592 grapics card and its better for less


Good

21 months ago.

It's really good but the 2gb vram really holds it back.


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

16 months ago.

Always held its value.


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