R9 M280X with i3-9100 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. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 M280X can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 R9 M280X with i3-9100 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 Intel Core i3-9100 @ 3.60GHz ($169.99) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.7 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings High Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 63.7 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 40.0 FPS
Average 4K Performance 20.5 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 37.3
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 51.0
4K Cost Per Frame $ 93.0
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
54
60.8
2019 Anthem
46
51.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
53
59.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
61
68.2
2019 Metro Exodus
44
49.8
2019 World War Z
60
67.3
2019 Gears of War 5
50
56.5
2019 F1 2019
55
62.0
2019 GreedFall
53
59.3
2019 Borderlands 3
46
52.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
61
67.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
42
47.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
49
54.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
50
55.8
2018 Fallout 76
53
59.4
2018 Hitman 2
48
54.4
2018 Just Cause 4
50
56.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
52
58.1
2018 Strange Brigade
62
69.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
50
56.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
50
56.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
58
64.5
2017 For Honor
67
74.5
2017 Project CARS 2
56
62.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
61
68.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
47
52.9
2016 Hitman
57
64.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
55
61.4
2016 The Division
53
59.7
2016 Overwatch
60
67.6
2016 Dishonored 2
49
55.4
2015 DiRT Rally
73
81.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
54
60.5
2015 The Witcher 3
50
55.6
2015 Rocket League
135
150.0
2015 Need For Speed
60
66.9
2015 Project CARS
58
65.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
81
90.9
2014 Thief
61
68.4
2013 Bioshock Infinite
74
82.5
2013 Company of Heroes 2
57
63.8
2013 Crysis 3
55
61.7
2013 GRID 2
84
93.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
62
69.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
61
67.9
2013 Battlefield 4
64
71.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
102
113.8
2009 League of Legends
164
182.9
2008 Crysis: Warhead
67
75.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
30
38.0
2019 Anthem
25
32.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
30
37.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
32
41.1
2019 Metro Exodus
24
30.3
2019 World War Z
33
42.3
2019 Gears of War 5
27
34.4
2019 F1 2019
30
37.8
2019 GreedFall
29
36.3
2019 Borderlands 3
24
30.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
33
42.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
23
29.2
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
27
34.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29
36.7
2018 Hitman 2
24
31.0
2018 Just Cause 4
27
34.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
27
34.9
2018 Strange Brigade
34
42.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
28
35.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
25
32.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
32
40.2
2017 For Honor
33
41.8
2017 Project CARS 2
30
38.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
39
49.2
2016 Overwatch
33
41.3
2016 Dishonored 2
28
36.2
2015 Rocket League
54
67.7
2015 Need For Speed
34
43.3
2015 Project CARS
33
42.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
43
54.7
2014 Thief
33
41.6
2013 Bioshock Infinite
38
48.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
30
38.0
2013 Crysis 3
35
44.9
2013 GRID 2
48
60.7
2013 Metro: Last Light
37
47.0
2013 Total War: Rome 2
32
40.0
2013 Battlefield 4
33
41.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
67
83.9
2009 League of Legends
80
100.1
2008 Crysis: Warhead
36
45.3

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
14
20.3
2019 Anthem
11
16.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
13
18.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
13
19.8
2019 Metro Exodus
11
16.2
2019 World War Z
15
22.3
2019 Gears of War 5
13
18.7
2019 F1 2019
14
20.9
2019 GreedFall
11
16.1
2019 Borderlands 3
10
15.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
16
22.9
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
10
15.5
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
13
18.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
14
20.3
2018 Hitman 2
11
16.1
2018 Just Cause 4
11
17.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
11
16.7
2018 Strange Brigade
15
21.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
12
18.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
11
16.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
16
23.5
2017 For Honor
14
20.3
2017 Project CARS 2
17
25.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
23
34.2
2016 Overwatch
14
20.4
2016 Dishonored 2
15
22.5
2015 Rocket League
22
31.6
2015 Need For Speed
17
25.2
2015 Project CARS
17
25.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
17
25.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
47
67.3
2009 League of Legends
28
41.4
R9 M280X with i3-9100 at 1080p and High Quality settings
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R9 M280X with i3-9100 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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