R9 M280X with Athlon II X2 260 benchmarks at Medium Quality settings

In terms of cost, pricing clearly is a genuine issue here and the price of R9 M280X is simply ridiculous. This combination between R9 M280X and AMD Athlon II X2 260 has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 M280X can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 R9 M280X with Athlon II X2 260 benchmarks at Medium Quality settings
AMD Radeon R9 M280X
Price $ 1,070.0
Year 2015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 66C
Max Fan Noise 52.8dB
Recommended Power Supply 70W
Benchmark CPU AMD Athlon II X2 260 ($19.99) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -10.4 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -40.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 73.7 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 58.9 FPS
Average 4K Performance 32.1 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 60.5
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 83.0
4K Cost Per Frame $ 150.7
Series R9 M280X
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Game Performance at Medium Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
38
69.8
2019 Anthem
35
64.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
37
69.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
40
73.7
2019 Metro Exodus
34
63.9
2019 World War Z
39
73.2
2019 Gears of War 5
36
67.5
2019 F1 2019
38
70.4
2019 GreedFall
37
68.9
2019 Borderlands 3
35
65.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
40
73.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
34
62.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
36
66.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
36
67.1
2018 Fallout 76
37
69.0
2018 Hitman 2
36
66.3
2018 Just Cause 4
36
67.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
37
68.3
2018 Strange Brigade
40
74.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
36
67.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
36
67.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
39
71.7
2017 For Honor
42
77.0
2017 Project CARS 2
38
70.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
40
74.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
35
65.6
2016 Hitman
39
71.6
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
38
70.1
2016 The Division
37
69.2
2016 Overwatch
40
73.4
2016 Dishonored 2
36
66.9
2015 DiRT Rally
44
80.9
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
38
69.6
2015 The Witcher 3
36
67.0
2015 Rocket League
64
117.3
2015 Need For Speed
39
73.0
2015 Project CARS
39
72.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
46
85.8
2014 Thief
40
73.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
44
81.3
2013 Company of Heroes 2
38
71.3
2013 Crysis 3
38
70.3
2013 GRID 2
47
87.1
2013 Metro: Last Light
40
74.3
2013 Total War: Rome 2
40
73.5
2013 Battlefield 4
41
75.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
53
98.0
2009 League of Legends
73
134.8
2008 Crysis: Warhead
42
77.6

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
30
56.3
2019 Anthem
28
53.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
30
56.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
31
57.9
2019 Metro Exodus
28
52.1
2019 World War Z
31
58.6
2019 Gears of War 5
29
54.3
2019 F1 2019
30
56.2
2019 GreedFall
30
55.3
2019 Borderlands 3
28
52.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
31
58.6
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
28
51.5
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
29
54.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
30
55.6
2018 Hitman 2
28
52.5
2018 Just Cause 4
29
54.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
29
54.6
2018 Strange Brigade
32
58.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
29
54.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
29
53.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
31
57.4
2017 For Honor
31
58.3
2017 Project CARS 2
30
56.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
34
62.3
2016 Overwatch
31
58.0
2016 Dishonored 2
30
55.3
2015 Rocket League
39
72.3
2015 Need For Speed
32
59.1
2015 Project CARS
31
58.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
35
65.3
2014 Thief
31
58.2
2013 Bioshock Infinite
33
61.8
2013 Company of Heroes 2
30
56.3
2013 Crysis 3
32
60.0
2013 GRID 2
37
68.5
2013 Metro: Last Light
33
61.1
2013 Total War: Rome 2
31
57.3
2013 Battlefield 4
31
58.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
44
81.0
2009 League of Legends
48
89.7
2008 Crysis: Warhead
32
60.2

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
16
31.1
2019 Anthem
15
28.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
16
30.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
16
30.8
2019 Metro Exodus
15
28.9
2019 World War Z
17
32.2
2019 Gears of War 5
16
30.2
2019 F1 2019
17
31.4
2019 GreedFall
15
28.8
2019 Borderlands 3
15
28.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
17
32.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
15
28.5
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
16
30.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
16
31.1
2018 Hitman 2
15
28.8
2018 Just Cause 4
16
29.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15
29.1
2018 Strange Brigade
17
32.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
16
30.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
15
29.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
17
32.9
2017 For Honor
16
31.1
2017 Project CARS 2
18
33.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
21
38.7
2016 Overwatch
17
31.2
2016 Dishonored 2
17
32.3
2015 Rocket League
20
37.2
2015 Need For Speed
18
33.7
2015 Project CARS
18
33.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
18
34.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
30
56.5
2009 League of Legends
23
42.5
R9 M280X with Athlon II X2 260 at 1080p and Medium Quality settings
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R9 M280X with Athlon II X2 260 at 4K and Medium Quality settings

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R9 M280X Specifications

R9 M280X Board Design

OutputsNo outputs
TDPunknown

R9 M280X Clock Speeds

Boost Clock1000 MHz
GPU Clock900 MHz
Memory Clock1375 MHz 5500 MHz effective

R9 M280X Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationCrystal System (R9 M200)
ProductionActive
Release DateFeb 5th, 2015

R9 M280X Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL2.0
OpenGL4.6
Shader Model6.3
Vulkan1.1.101

R9 M280X Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 2.0
Die Size160 mm²
FoundryTSMC
GPU NameSaturn
GPU VariantSaturn XT
Process Size28 nm
Transistors2,080 million

R9 M280X Memory

Bandwidth88.00 GB/s
Memory Bus128 bit
Memory Size4 GB
Memory TypeGDDR5

R9 M280X Render Config

Compute Units14
L1 Cache16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache256 KB
ROPs16
Shading Units896
TMUs56

R9 M280X Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1.792 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance128.0 GFLOPS (1:14)
Pixel Rate16.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate56.00 GTexel/s

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