Average Bench: 5.29% (342nd of 652)

Based on 850 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 6606 Model: AMD Radeon HD 8790M
Poor: 2%Average: 5.29% Great: 8%

Terrible average bench

The AMD Radeon HD 8790M averaged 94.7% 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.


Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 6.42fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 6.23fps

Excellent consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD Radeon HD 8790M is just 5.58%. This is an extremely narrow range which indicates that the AMD Radeon HD 8790M performs superbly consistently under varying real world conditions.


Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 8.28fps
Avg. Parallax occlusion mapping (Stones) 9.48fps

Average Bench

(Based on 850 samples)
Min Avg Max
0.1 Lighting 6.42 10.3
2.92 Reflection 8.28 11.3
3.94 Parallax 9.48 12.4
5.2% 8.06 fps
Min Avg Max
2.33 MRender 9.11 11
2.23 Gravity 6.23 9.1
2.74 Splatting 9.17 12.4
5.43% 8.17 fps
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The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Dell(1028 05BE) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 27.20.14501.18003
Lighting 9.3
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 12.4
8% 11 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 9.1
Splatting 7.9
8% 9.13 fps
Dell(1028 05BE) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 27.20.12033.1007
Lighting 9.2
Reflection 11.2
Parallax 12.4
7% 10.9 fps
MRender 10.4
Gravity 9.1
Splatting 8
8% 9.17 fps
Dell(1028 05BE) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.200.1062.1004
Lighting 4.1
Reflection 11.4
Parallax 7.6
3% 7.7 fps
MRender 5.4
Gravity 2.7
Splatting 5.5
3% 4.53 fps
Dell(1028 05BE) 2GB
Driver: aticfx64.dll Ver. 15.201.1101.0
Lighting 3.4
Reflection 2.7
Parallax 6.1
3% 4.07 fps
MRender 7.8
Gravity 2.4
Splatting 4.6
3% 4.93 fps
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The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 38,482,423 GPUs tested.

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Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Dell(1028 05BE) 98% 5% ± 2%
Dell(1028 0684) 2% 8% ± 0%
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Typical Radeon HD 8790M Builds (Compare 2,112 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming 9%
Tree trunk
Desktop 63%
Workstation 8%
Tree trunk

System: Dell Latitude E6540

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 57% - Above average Total price: $462

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