Average Bench: 35% (85th of 621)

Based on 58,676 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6939 Models: AMD Radeon (TM) R9 380, AMD Radeon R9 300, AMD Radeon (TM) R9 380 Series (Engineering Sample - WDDM v2.0)

The AMD R9 380 succeeds the Tonga based R9 285. The only difference between the two cards is a tiny 2% GPU clock increase on the R9 380 but for the most part, the R9 380 is identical to the R9 285. We only have one sample of the R9 380 so far and comparing benchmarks between the R9 380 and R9 285 shows that the two cards are indeed very close. Unlike with several of the other AMD R9 300 series re-badges, the MSRP has actually dropped on the R9 380 to $199. This card could be a strong value contender if prices drop much below $200. [Jun '15 GPUPro]

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Poor average bench

The AMD R9 380 averaged 64.9% 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) 134fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 123fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD R9 380 is just 4.47%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD R9 380 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 130fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 83.6fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 58,676 samples)
Min Avg Max
122 Lighting 134 141
119 Reflection 130 136
160 Parallax 174 194
36.4% 146 fps
Min Avg Max
98.8 MRender 105 108
113 Gravity 123 129
78.2 Splatting 83.6 89.2
33.2% 104 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1050 MHz, MLim: 1420 MHz, Ram: 2GB, Driver: 19.9.2
Lighting 145
Reflection 143
Parallax 190
40% 159 fps
MRender 112
Gravity 136
Splatting 90.5
36% 113 fps
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Lighting 132
Reflection 132
Parallax 175
36% 147 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 127
Splatting 84
34% 106 fps
CLim: 990 MHz, MLim: 1425 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 19.5.2
Lighting 130
Reflection 134
Parallax 170
35% 144 fps
MRender 106
Gravity 123
Splatting 84.4
33% 104 fps
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 Game FPS Estimates

Average fps @ 1080p with maximum detail settings for 11 popular games:

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive: 133 fps Fortnite: 66 fps Grand Theft Auto V: 42 fps League of Legends: 131 fps Overwatch: 75 fps Battlefield 1: 51 fps The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: 43 fps Minecraft: 94 fps DOTA 2: 82 fps World of Warcraft: 51 fps World of Tanks: 62 fps

 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 20,237,989 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 58,676 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $199 @ launch in Jun '15)
MSI(1462 2015) 27% 35% ± 1%
MSI R9 380 GAMING 4GB
R9 380 GAMING 4G
Sapphire(174B E308) 24% 35% ± 1%
Sapphire R9 380 4GB NITRO
11242-13-20G
Sapphire R9 380 2GB Dual-X OC
11242-02-20G
Sapphire R9 380 2GB Dual-X OC
11242-00-20G
XFX(1682 9380) 10% 35% ± 1%
XFX R9 380 2GB DD Edition 2DF5
R9-380P-2DF5
OutletPCUS $2322 years
AmazonUS $32320 months
XFX R9 380 2GB DD Edition F22M
R9-380P-F22M
EbayUS $33212 mins
XFX R9 380 4GB DD Edition 4255
R9-380P-4255
OutletPCUS $2283 years
AmazonUS $2323 years
XFX R9 380 4GB 4DF5
R9-380P-4DF5
Asus(1043 04E3) 10% 35% ± 2%
Asus R9 380 4GB STRIX GAMING
STRIX-R9380-DC2OC-4GD5-GAMING
EbayUS $14912 mins
AmazonUS $28816 months
OutletPCUS $3072 years
Gigabyte(1458 22BB) 8% 34% ± 2%
Gigabyte R9 380 4GB G1
GV-R938G1 GAMING-4GD
EbayUS $16512 mins
AmazonUS $23021 months
Gigabyte R9 380 4GB G1 Windforce
GV-R938WF2-4GD
AmazonUS $2482 years
OutletPCUS $3082 years
PowerColor(148C 2359) 7% 35% ± 1%
PowerColor R9 380 4GB PCS+
AXR9 380 4GBD5-PPDHE
Asus(1043 049A) 5% 35% ± 1%
Asus R9 380 2GB STRIX
STRIX-R9380-DC2OC-2GD5-GAMING
AmazonUS $6003 months
Sapphire(174B E305) 2% 35% ± 2%
PwrHis(1787 2359) 2% 34% ± 3%
Sapphire(174B E306) 1% 36% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22C0) 1% 33% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0498) 1% 35% ± 1%
Gigabyte(1458 22B6) 1% 35% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 200F) 1% 36% ± 0%
Asus(1043 04E5) 0% 34% ± 1%
PwrHis(1787 2005) 0% 35% ± 1%
PowerColor(148C 9380) 0% 32% ± 0%
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Typical R9 380 Builds (Compare 23,676 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 33%
Sail boat
Desktop
Desktop 51%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 39%
Jet ski

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693)

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 50% - Above average Total price: $309

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 Comments

Added 4 years ago.

Good (edit your comment) Add link

6 days ago.

works pretty well, honestly my cpu is just really bad lol


Poor

6 days ago.

früher für den preis top jetzt natürlich nicht mehr


Good

1 month ago.

Noisy, power hungry and horrible value.


Excellent

12 months ago.

Very capable 1080p from high to ultra details settings. 7950 - r9 280 - r9 285 - r9 380 age like wine! still way better than 1050ti or rx560


Good

9 months ago.

second hand of this very cheap (40$)


Excellent

3 months ago.

extreme performance for price, plus real dx12


Excellent

1 month ago.

Powerful, doesnt heat so much, cheap, and better than a rx560 or a 1050ti, but it is noisy and power hungry.


Excellent

2 months ago.

I love my MSI R9 380 GAMING 4GB. Perfectly GPU .Very good a price,high quality, low temperature and low noise. At the moment is ok and in 2019 new games is great for 1080p - let's shatter that GTX 770


Terrible

22 months ago.

Amazing performacen and a very low price


Excellent

11 months ago.

Great value GPU, the only downfall is that the Gigabyte G1 model has very aggressive power saving which might interfere with keeping 3D clocks at or above base clock.


Good

3 months ago.

realy good perforamnce + does not heat a lot


Very good

4 years ago.


Excellent

14 months ago.

I love my AMD MSI R9 380 4G GAMING OC let's break the GTX 770!!!


Average

3 months ago.

Ok in 2015


Terrible

2 years ago.

amd is inferior


Outstanding

3 years ago.

Outstanding


Excellent

3 years ago.

Exellent performance per dollar, above GTX 960, i use this GPU on Battlefront at Ultra and i got more than 50 FPS. perfect for 1080p budget pc.


Good

2 years ago.

Never gave me trouble in all my time having it. A good mid-range gpu for its time. Now outdated and not worth purchasing compared to newer models.


Terrible

19 months ago.

Drivers on this trash gpu still don't play x265 video properly consistently, (on ANY of 5 video players using Win7) while the much lower rated GTX 750 does so perfectly on all players tested.


Good

19 months ago.

The R9 380 is a very good graphics better than the 1050TI even being 2 years older, it is a little obsolete today with modern games but generally good.


Outstanding

3 years ago.

Excellent card. Gains a lot of performance trough overclocking. And the temperatures and power consumption don't go up all that much by OCing


Excellent

3 years ago.

A solid performer, good value for the price and furthermore if on sale!


Excellent

12 months ago.

replaced an old GTX460 three years ago, it was a second hand @180€, so excellent ratio perf/price, and silent.


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