R9 M280X with Phenom 9850 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 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 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 9850 Quad-Core ($50) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -11.5 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -40.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 72.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 58.1 FPS
Average 4K Performance 31.6 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 Medium Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
33
68.2
2019 Anthem
30
63.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
32
67.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
34
71.7
2019 Metro Exodus
30
63.0
2019 World War Z
34
71.3
2019 Gears of War 5
32
66.2
2019 F1 2019
33
68.7
2019 GreedFall
32
67.5
2019 Borderlands 3
30
64.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
34
71.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
30
62.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
31
65.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
31
65.8
2018 Fallout 76
32
67.5
2018 Hitman 2
31
65.2
2018 Just Cause 4
32
66.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
32
66.9
2018 Strange Brigade
35
72.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
32
66.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
31
66.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
33
69.9
2017 For Honor
36
74.6
2017 Project CARS 2
33
69.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
34
72.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
31
64.5
2016 Hitman
33
69.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
33
68.5
2016 The Division
32
67.7
2016 Overwatch
34
71.4
2016 Dishonored 2
31
65.6
2015 DiRT Rally
37
78.1
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
32
68.1
2015 The Witcher 3
31
65.7
2015 Rocket League
53
110.3
2015 Need For Speed
34
71.1
2015 Project CARS
34
70.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
39
82.4
2014 Thief
34
71.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
37
78.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
33
69.6
2013 Crysis 3
33
68.6
2013 GRID 2
40
83.6
2013 Metro: Last Light
35
72.3
2013 Total War: Rome 2
34
71.5
2013 Battlefield 4
35
73.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
45
93.2
2009 League of Legends
60
125.9
2008 Crysis: Warhead
36
75.1

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
26
55.1
2019 Anthem
25
52.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
26
55.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
27
56.6
2019 Metro Exodus
24
51.4
2019 World War Z
27
57.1
2019 Gears of War 5
25
53.4
2019 F1 2019
26
55.0
2019 GreedFall
26
54.3
2019 Borderlands 3
25
51.7
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
27
57.1
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
24
50.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
25
53.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
26
54.5
2018 Hitman 2
25
51.8
2018 Just Cause 4
25
53.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
25
53.6
2018 Strange Brigade
27
57.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
26
53.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
25
52.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
27
56.1
2017 For Honor
27
56.9
2017 Project CARS 2
26
55.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
29
60.4
2016 Overwatch
27
56.7
2016 Dishonored 2
26
54.2
2015 Rocket League
33
69.3
2015 Need For Speed
27
57.6
2015 Project CARS
27
57.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
30
63.1
2014 Thief
27
56.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
29
60.0
2013 Company of Heroes 2
26
55.1
2013 Crysis 3
28
58.4
2013 GRID 2
31
66.0
2013 Metro: Last Light
28
59.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
27
56.0
2013 Battlefield 4
27
56.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
37
77.0
2009 League of Legends
41
84.8
2008 Crysis: Warhead
28
58.6

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
14
30.4
2019 Anthem
13
28.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
14
29.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
14
30.2
2019 Metro Exodus
13
28.4
2019 World War Z
15
31.4
2019 Gears of War 5
14
29.6
2019 F1 2019
14
30.7
2019 GreedFall
13
28.4
2019 Borderlands 3
13
28.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
15
31.7
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
13
28.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
14
29.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
14
30.4
2018 Hitman 2
13
28.4
2018 Just Cause 4
13
28.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
13
28.7
2018 Strange Brigade
15
31.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
14
29.4
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
13
28.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
15
32.0
2017 For Honor
14
30.4
2017 Project CARS 2
15
32.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
17
37.1
2016 Overwatch
14
30.5
2016 Dishonored 2
15
31.5
2015 Rocket League
17
35.8
2015 Need For Speed
15
32.7
2015 Project CARS
15
32.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
15
32.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
25
52.9
2009 League of Legends
19
40.5
R9 M280X with Phenom 9850 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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