R9 M280X with Phenom 9550 Quad-Core 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 Phenom 9550 Quad-Core 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 Phenom 9550 Quad-Core 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 Phenom 9550 Quad-Core ($39.95) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -11.8 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -40.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 72.3 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 57.9 FPS
Average 4K Performance 31.5 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 65.6
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 89.9
4K Cost Per Frame $ 164.6
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
31
67.8
2019 Anthem
29
63.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
31
67.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
33
71.2
2019 Metro Exodus
29
62.7
2019 World War Z
33
70.8
2019 Gears of War 5
30
65.8
2019 F1 2019
31
68.3
2019 GreedFall
31
67.1
2019 Borderlands 3
29
63.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
33
71.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
28
61.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
30
65.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
30
65.5
2018 Fallout 76
31
67.1
2018 Hitman 2
30
64.9
2018 Just Cause 4
30
65.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
31
66.5
2018 Strange Brigade
33
71.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
30
65.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
30
65.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
32
69.5
2017 For Honor
34
74.0
2017 Project CARS 2
32
68.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
33
71.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
30
64.2
2016 Hitman
32
69.3
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
31
68.1
2016 The Division
31
67.3
2016 Overwatch
33
70.9
2016 Dishonored 2
30
65.3
2015 DiRT Rally
36
77.4
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
31
67.7
2015 The Witcher 3
30
65.4
2015 Rocket League
50
108.5
2015 Need For Speed
33
70.6
2015 Project CARS
32
70.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
38
81.5
2014 Thief
33
71.3
2013 Bioshock Infinite
36
77.7
2013 Company of Heroes 2
32
69.2
2013 Crysis 3
31
68.2
2013 GRID 2
38
82.7
2013 Metro: Last Light
33
71.7
2013 Total War: Rome 2
33
71.0
2013 Battlefield 4
34
72.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
43
92.0
2009 League of Legends
57
123.6
2008 Crysis: Warhead
34
74.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
25
54.8
2019 Anthem
24
52.0
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
25
54.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
26
56.2
2019 Metro Exodus
23
51.2
2019 World War Z
26
56.8
2019 Gears of War 5
24
53.1
2019 F1 2019
25
54.7
2019 GreedFall
25
54.0
2019 Borderlands 3
24
51.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
26
56.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
23
50.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
24
53.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25
54.2
2018 Hitman 2
24
51.6
2018 Just Cause 4
24
53.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
25
53.4
2018 Strange Brigade
26
57.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25
53.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
24
52.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
26
55.8
2017 For Honor
26
56.5
2017 Project CARS 2
25
55.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
28
60.0
2016 Overwatch
26
56.3
2016 Dishonored 2
25
54.0
2015 Rocket League
32
68.5
2015 Need For Speed
26
57.2
2015 Project CARS
26
56.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
29
62.5
2014 Thief
26
56.4
2013 Bioshock Infinite
27
59.6
2013 Company of Heroes 2
25
54.8
2013 Crysis 3
27
58.0
2013 GRID 2
30
65.3
2013 Metro: Last Light
27
59.0
2013 Total War: Rome 2
26
55.7
2013 Battlefield 4
26
56.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
35
76.0
2009 League of Legends
39
83.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
27
58.2

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
14
30.2
2019 Anthem
13
28.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
13
29.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
14
30.0
2019 Metro Exodus
13
28.3
2019 World War Z
14
31.2
2019 Gears of War 5
13
29.5
2019 F1 2019
14
30.5
2019 GreedFall
13
28.3
2019 Borderlands 3
13
27.9
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
14
31.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
13
28.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
13
29.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
14
30.2
2018 Hitman 2
13
28.3
2018 Just Cause 4
13
28.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
13
28.6
2018 Strange Brigade
14
31.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
13
29.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
13
28.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
14
31.7
2017 For Honor
14
30.2
2017 Project CARS 2
15
32.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
17
36.7
2016 Overwatch
14
30.3
2016 Dishonored 2
14
31.3
2015 Rocket League
16
35.5
2015 Need For Speed
15
32.5
2015 Project CARS
15
32.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
15
32.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
24
52.0
2009 League of Legends
18
40.0
R9 M280X with Phenom 9550 Quad-Core at 1080p 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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