Average Bench: 9.01% (263rd of 620)

Based on 962 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) 35fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 28.6fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Nvidia GeForce GTX 280 is just 2.6%. 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) 23.1fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 15.1fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 962 samples)
Min Avg Max
27.5 Lighting 35 39.2
19.4 Reflection 23.1 26.2
14.8 Parallax 17.1 19.3
8.8% 25 fps
Min Avg Max
13.1 MRender 18.7 21.6
26.6 Gravity 28.6 31.5
12.2 Splatting 15.1 17.2
9.2% 20.8 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
XFX(1682 2400) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 342.1
Lighting 37.7
Reflection 24.8
Parallax 18.1
10% 26.9 fps
MRender 19.9
Gravity 30.3
Splatting 16.2
10% 22.1 fps
EVGA(3842 1280) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.44
Lighting 34.6
Reflection 23.8
Parallax 17.1
9% 25.2 fps
MRender 19
Gravity 28.9
Splatting 15.5
9% 21.1 fps
XFX(1682 2400) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 35
Reflection 23.5
Parallax 16.7
9% 25.1 fps
MRender 18.8
Gravity 28.3
Splatting 15.1
9% 20.7 fps
XFX(1682 2400) 1GB
Ram: 1GB, Driver: 341.74
Lighting 35.1
Reflection 22.8
Parallax 16.2
9% 24.7 fps
MRender 18.8
Gravity 28
Splatting 14.8
9% 20.5 fps
Asus(1043 8290) 1GB
Driver: nvd3dumx.dll Ver. 8.15.11.8593
Lighting 33.3
Reflection 21.8
Parallax 17.9
9% 24.3 fps
MRender 11.8
Gravity 29.7
Splatting 12.2
8% 17.9 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 18,513,799 GPUs tested.

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Based on statistics from 962 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Nvidia(10DE 0557) 44% 9% ± 1%
XFX(1682 2400) 13% 9% ± 1%
Asus(1043 8290) 11% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1280) 10% 9% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1282) 7% 9% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0998) 6% 9% ± 1%
Device(107D 2AE0) 2% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0A02) 1% 10% ± 1%
EVGA(3842 1284) 1% 10% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8293) 1% 9% ± 0%
BFG(19F1 0A1A) 1% 10% ± 0%
EVGA(3842 1286) 1% 10% ± 1%
BFG(19F1 0972) 1% 9% ± 0%
Asus(1043 8292) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(105B 0F12) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 8292) 0% 10% ± 0%
Device(1048 0F45) 0% 9% ± 0%
Nvidia(10DE 0558) 0% 9% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 2% ± 0%
MSI(1462 0557) 0% 10% ± 0%
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Gaming 16%
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Desktop
Desktop 44%
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Workstation
Workstation 28%
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Motherboard: EVGA 132-BL-E758

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Poor

1 month ago.

better than an rtx 2080ti lol. suck my peen


Average

20 months ago.

Was quickly overshadowed by the 275.


Poor

10 months ago.

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


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