Average Bench: 48.9% (73rd of 639)

Based on 2,126 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67B0 Model: AMD Radeon(TM) R9 290X

Below average average bench

The AMD Radeon R9 290X averaged 51.0% 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) 186fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 181fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon R9 290X is just 7.81%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Radeon R9 290X performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 149fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 267fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 2,126 samples)
Min Avg Max
51.1 Lighting 186 211
113 Reflection 149 160
215 Parallax 267 296
48.9% 201 fps
Min Avg Max
109 MRender 123 131
161 Gravity 181 192
157 Splatting 171 182
49.2% 158 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Lighting 211
Reflection 153
Parallax 298
55% 220 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 187
Splatting 172
51% 162 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Lighting 207
Reflection 154
Parallax 272
54% 211 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 185
Splatting 172
50% 161 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.2.2
Lighting 144
Reflection 144
Parallax 273
38% 187 fps
MRender 124
Gravity 186
Splatting 174
51% 162 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Lighting 204
Reflection 155
Parallax 266
54% 208 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 181
Splatting 172
50% 160 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1000 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Lighting 0.3
Reflection 155
Parallax 277
0% 144 fps
MRender 125
Gravity 187
Splatting 174
51% 162 fps
AMD(1002 0B00) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1030 MHz, MLim: 1250 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 20.5.1
Lighting 201
Reflection 151
Parallax 263
53% 205 fps
MRender 122
Gravity 175
Splatting 169
48% 156 fps
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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
AMD(1002 0B00) 100% 49% ± 3%
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Typical Radeon R9 290X Builds (Compare 17,238 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
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Gaming 48%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-990FXA-UD3 - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 59% - Above average Total price: $305

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