R9 M280X with Phenom 9850 Quad-Core benchmarks at High 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 9850 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 9850 Quad-Core benchmarks at High 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 9850 Quad-Core ($50) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -11.5 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -40.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings High Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 51.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 31.1 FPS
Average 4K Performance 15.6 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 64.9
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 88.4
4K Cost Per Frame $ 162.1
Series R9 M280X
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Game Performance at High Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
22
47.2
2019 Anthem
20
42.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
22
46.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
24
50.7
2019 Metro Exodus
20
42.0
2019 World War Z
24
50.3
2019 Gears of War 5
21
45.2
2019 F1 2019
23
47.7
2019 GreedFall
22
46.5
2019 Borderlands 3
20
43.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
24
50.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
19
41.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
21
44.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
21
44.8
2018 Fallout 76
22
46.5
2018 Hitman 2
21
44.2
2018 Just Cause 4
21
45.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
45.9
2018 Strange Brigade
24
51.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
21
45.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
21
45.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
23
48.9
2017 For Honor
25
53.6
2017 Project CARS 2
23
48.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
24
51.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
21
43.5
2016 Hitman
23
48.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
23
47.5
2016 The Division
22
46.7
2016 Overwatch
24
50.4
2016 Dishonored 2
21
44.6
2015 DiRT Rally
27
57.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
22
47.1
2015 The Witcher 3
21
44.7
2015 Rocket League
43
89.3
2015 Need For Speed
24
50.1
2015 Project CARS
23
49.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
29
61.4
2014 Thief
24
50.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
27
57.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
23
48.6
2013 Crysis 3
23
47.6
2013 GRID 2
30
62.6
2013 Metro: Last Light
24
51.3
2013 Total War: Rome 2
24
50.5
2013 Battlefield 4
25
52.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
34
72.2
2009 League of Legends
50
104.9
2008 Crysis: Warhead
26
54.1

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
13
28.1
2019 Anthem
12
25.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
13
28.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
14
29.6
2019 Metro Exodus
11
24.4
2019 World War Z
14
30.1
2019 Gears of War 5
12
26.4
2019 F1 2019
13
28.0
2019 GreedFall
13
27.3
2019 Borderlands 3
11
24.7
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
14
30.1
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
11
23.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
12
26.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
13
27.5
2018 Hitman 2
12
24.8
2018 Just Cause 4
12
26.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
12
26.6
2018 Strange Brigade
14
30.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
12
26.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
12
25.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
14
29.1
2017 For Honor
14
29.9
2017 Project CARS 2
13
28.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
16
33.4
2016 Overwatch
14
29.7
2016 Dishonored 2
13
27.2
2015 Rocket League
20
42.3
2015 Need For Speed
14
30.6
2015 Project CARS
14
30.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
17
36.1
2014 Thief
14
29.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
15
33.0
2013 Company of Heroes 2
13
28.1
2013 Crysis 3
15
31.4
2013 GRID 2
18
39.0
2013 Metro: Last Light
15
32.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
14
29.0
2013 Battlefield 4
14
29.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
24
50.0
2009 League of Legends
27
57.8
2008 Crysis: Warhead
15
31.6

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
6
14.4
2019 Anthem
6
12.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
6
13.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
6
14.2
2019 Metro Exodus
6
12.4
2019 World War Z
7
15.4
2019 Gears of War 5
6
13.6
2019 F1 2019
7
14.7
2019 GreedFall
6
12.4
2019 Borderlands 3
5
12.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
7
15.7
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
5
12.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
6
13.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
6
14.4
2018 Hitman 2
6
12.4
2018 Just Cause 4
6
12.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
6
12.7
2018 Strange Brigade
7
15.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
6
13.4
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
6
12.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
7
16.0
2017 For Honor
6
14.4
2017 Project CARS 2
8
16.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
10
21.1
2016 Overwatch
7
14.5
2016 Dishonored 2
7
15.5
2015 Rocket League
9
19.8
2015 Need For Speed
8
16.7
2015 Project CARS
8
16.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
8
16.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
17
36.9
2009 League of Legends
11
24.5
R9 M280X with Phenom 9850 Quad-Core at 1080p and High Quality settings
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R9 M280X with Phenom 9850 Quad-Core at 4K and High 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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