Average Bench: 9.07% (242nd of 597)

Based on 804 user benchmarks.  Device: 10DE 05E1 Model: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280

Terrible average bench

The Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 averaged 90.9% 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) 35.5fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 28.7fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 is just 2.42%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 23.3fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 15.2fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 804 samples)
Min Avg Max
29.8 Lighting 35.5 39.7
20.2 Reflection 23.3 26.2
14.8 Parallax 17.1 19.4
8.93% 25.3 fps
Min Avg Max
14 MRender 18.9 21.6
26.6 Gravity 28.7 31.5
12.9 Splatting 15.2 17.3
9.23% 20.9 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.92
Lighting 41.9
Reflection 29.1
Parallax 19.7
10% 30.2 fps
MRender 23.9
Gravity 33.6
Splatting 19.2
11% 25.6 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 37.8
Reflection 26.4
Parallax 18.4
10% 27.5 fps
MRender 21.9
Gravity 30.8
Splatting 17.1
10% 23.3 fps
Asus(1043 8290) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 37.2
Reflection 26.3
Parallax 18.6
9% 27.4 fps
MRender 21.4
Gravity 30.5
Splatting 17.2
10% 23 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 36.1
Reflection 23.5
Parallax 17.5
9% 25.7 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 29.2
Splatting 15.3
9% 21.2 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 35.3
Reflection 23.3
Parallax 17.4
9% 25.3 fps
MRender 19.1
Gravity 28.4
Splatting 15.6
9% 21 fps
Asus(1043 8290) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 35.2
Reflection 23.6
Parallax 16.8
9% 25.2 fps
MRender 19.4
Gravity 28.2
Splatting 14.8
9% 20.8 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 20.5
Reflection 13.2
Parallax 11.5
5% 15.1 fps
MRender 10.5
Gravity 17.4
Splatting 9.6
6% 12.5 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 12,692,458 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 804 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 41% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2400) 13% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1280) 12% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8290) 10% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1282) 7% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0998) 7% 9% ± 1%
Device(107D 2AE0) 2% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1284) 2% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8293) 2% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0A02) 1% 10% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0A1A) 1% 10% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1286) 1% 11% ± 2%
BFG(19F1 0972) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8292) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 2% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 8292) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(1048 0F45) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0558) 0% 9% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0557) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F12) 0% 9% ± 0%
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 47%
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Workstation
Workstation 33%
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Motherboard: EVGA 132-BL-E758

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Excellent

10 days ago.

better than an rtx 2080ti lol. suck my peen


Average

13 months ago.

Was quickly overshadowed by the 275.


Poor

2 months ago.

way overpriced, bulky and typically, the cards are sold in the original 2008 design


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