Average Bench: 9.06% (262nd of 650)

Based on 1,171 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) 11.7fps
Avg. Render target array GShader (Sphere) 8.99fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 is just 2.43%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 5.34fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 6.61fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 1,171 samples)
Min Avg Max
9.75 Lighting 11.7 13
7.65 Reflection 8.91 10
4.81 Parallax 5.34 5.94
9.5% 8.66 fps
Min Avg Max
6.25 MRender 8.99 10.2
8.98 Gravity 10.9 10.3
5.61 Splatting 6.61 7.48
5.37% 8.84 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Asus(1043 8290) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 11.9
Reflection 9.08
Parallax 5.28
10% 8.75 fps
MRender 9.33
Gravity 9.5
Splatting 6.57
6% 8.47 fps
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 11.6
Reflection 12.7
Parallax 5.8
10% 10 fps
MRender 9.8
Gravity 9.8
Splatting 3.8
6% 7.8 fps
Asus(1043 8290) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.01
Lighting 11.8
Reflection 8.88
Parallax 5.41
10% 8.71 fps
MRender 9.05
Gravity 9.47
Splatting 6.7
5% 8.4 fps
Asus(1043 8290) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 11.7
Reflection 9.08
Parallax 6.12
10% 8.98 fps
MRender 9.14
Gravity 9.4
Splatting 6.78
5% 8.44 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 35,691,395 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 45% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8290) 15% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2400) 11% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1280) 7% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1282) 7% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0998) 5% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8293) 2% 9% ± 1%
Device(107D 2AE0) 2% 9% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1286) 1% 11% ± 2%
BFG(19F1 0A1A) 1% 10% ± 3%
EVGA(3842 1284) 1% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0972) 1% 9% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F12) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0A02) 0% 10% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 8292) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(1048 0F45) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 2400) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 11% ± 0%
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Gaming 11%
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Desktop
Desktop 64%
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Workstation
Workstation 9%
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Motherboard: Gigabyte GA-EX58-UD3R - $200

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $602

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Excellent

14 days ago.

better than an rtx 2080ti lol. suck my peen


Average

3 years ago.

Was quickly overshadowed by the 275.


Average

30 days ago.

Runs valorant and csgo.


Poor

2 years ago.

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


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