Average Bench: 33.5% (114th of 652)

Based on 4,433 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6939 Model: AMD Radeon R9 200

Poor average bench

The AMD R9 285 averaged 66.4% 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) 42.2fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 39.5fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 285 is just 6.38%. 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) 47fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 51.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 4,433 samples)
Min Avg Max
35.6 Lighting 42.2 45.9
41.7 Reflection 47 50.6
44.9 Parallax 51.1 58.1
34.1% 46.7 fps
Min Avg Max
43.5 MRender 47.1 50.1
35.2 Gravity 39.5 41.7
30 Splatting 33.4 36.1
32.8% 40 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 945 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 21.1.1
Lighting 42.4
Reflection 45.6
Parallax 51.6
34% 46.5 fps
MRender 44.8
Gravity 40.8
Splatting 31.1
33% 38.9 fps
XFX(1682 9285) 2GB
CLim: 918 MHz, MLim: 1375 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.11.2
Lighting 41.8
Reflection 44.6
Parallax 52.6
34% 46.3 fps
MRender 44.1
Gravity 40.1
Splatting 30.2
33% 38.1 fps
CLim: 965 MHz, MLim: 1400 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 20.10.35.02
Lighting 40.8
Reflection 43.4
Parallax 52.6
33% 45.6 fps
MRender 41.8
Gravity 40.4
Splatting 31.1
33% 37.8 fps
PowerColor(148C 9380) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 918 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.8.3
Lighting 38.7
Reflection 43.8
Parallax 48.5
31% 43.7 fps
MRender 43.9
Gravity 38.2
Splatting 30.1
32% 37.4 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (MSRP ≈ $200 @ launch in Sep '14)
Sapphire(174B E306) 28% 34% ± 2%
Sapphire R9 285 2GB Dual-X OC
11235-03-20G
AmazonUS $2203 years
Asus(1043 0486) 13% 34% ± 3%
MSI(1462 3140) 8% 34% ± 1%
MSI R9 285 2GB GAMING
R9 285 GAMING 2G
AmazonUS $2624 years
PowerColor(148C 2349) 8% 33% ± 2%
PowerColor R9 285 2GB Turbo Duo
AXR9 285 2GBD5-TDHE
AmazonUS $1894 years
XFX(1682 9285) 7% 33% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 229D) 7% 35% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E315) 7% 33% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E305) 6% 33% ± 3%
PowerColor(148C 9380) 6% 33% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8683) 4% 29% ± 2%
HP(103C 6896) 3% 33% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2349) 2% 33% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 35% ± 1%
Sapphire(174B E308) 0% 33% ± 1%
Device(1545 9285) 0% 34% ± 0%
AMD(1002 0B00) 0% 27% ± 0%
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Gaming
Gaming 25%
Raft
Desktop
Desktop 71%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 22%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-970A-DS3P - $92

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

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8 months ago.

Super cheap used, still relatively capable


Good

3 years ago.

i have a 592 grapics card and its better for less


Good

24 months ago.

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


Terrible

3 years ago.

low perfomance for that price


Good

19 months ago.

Always held its value.


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