R9 M280X with i3-9100 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. 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 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 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 Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 84.7 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 67.0 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36.5 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 Medium Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
73
81.8
2019 Anthem
65
72.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
72
80.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
80
89.2
2019 Metro Exodus
63
70.8
2019 World War Z
79
88.3
2019 Gears of War 5
69
77.5
2019 F1 2019
74
83.0
2019 GreedFall
72
80.3
2019 Borderlands 3
65
73.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
79
88.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
61
68.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
68
75.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
69
76.8
2018 Fallout 76
72
80.4
2018 Hitman 2
67
75.4
2018 Just Cause 4
69
77.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
71
79.1
2018 Strange Brigade
81
90.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
69
77.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
69
77.1
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
76
85.5
2017 For Honor
85
95.5
2017 Project CARS 2
75
83.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
80
89.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
66
73.9
2016 Hitman
76
85.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
74
82.4
2016 The Division
72
80.7
2016 Overwatch
79
88.6
2016 Dishonored 2
68
76.4
2015 DiRT Rally
92
102.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
73
81.5
2015 The Witcher 3
68
76.6
2015 Rocket League
153
171.0
2015 Need For Speed
79
87.9
2015 Project CARS
77
86.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
100
111.9
2014 Thief
80
89.4
2013 Bioshock Infinite
93
103.5
2013 Company of Heroes 2
76
84.8
2013 Crysis 3
74
82.7
2013 GRID 2
102
114.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
81
90.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
80
88.9
2013 Battlefield 4
83
92.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
121
134.8
2009 League of Legends
183
203.9
2008 Crysis: Warhead
86
96.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
52
65.0
2019 Anthem
47
59.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
51
64.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
54
68.1
2019 Metro Exodus
45
57.3
2019 World War Z
55
69.3
2019 Gears of War 5
49
61.4
2019 F1 2019
51
64.8
2019 GreedFall
50
63.3
2019 Borderlands 3
46
57.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
55
69.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
44
56.2
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
49
61.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
50
63.7
2018 Hitman 2
46
58.0
2018 Just Cause 4
49
61.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
49
61.9
2018 Strange Brigade
55
69.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
49
62.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
47
59.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
53
67.2
2017 For Honor
55
68.8
2017 Project CARS 2
52
65.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
60
76.2
2016 Overwatch
54
68.3
2016 Dishonored 2
50
63.2
2015 Rocket League
75
94.7
2015 Need For Speed
56
70.3
2015 Project CARS
55
69.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
65
81.7
2014 Thief
54
68.6
2013 Bioshock Infinite
60
75.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
52
65.0
2013 Crysis 3
57
71.9
2013 GRID 2
70
87.7
2013 Metro: Last Light
59
74.0
2013 Total War: Rome 2
53
67.0
2013 Battlefield 4
54
68.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
88
110.9
2009 League of Legends
101
127.1
2008 Crysis: Warhead
57
72.3

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
25
36.3
2019 Anthem
22
32.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
24
34.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
25
35.8
2019 Metro Exodus
22
32.2
2019 World War Z
26
38.3
2019 Gears of War 5
24
34.7
2019 F1 2019
25
36.9
2019 GreedFall
22
32.1
2019 Borderlands 3
21
31.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
27
38.9
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
22
31.5
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
24
34.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25
36.3
2018 Hitman 2
22
32.1
2018 Just Cause 4
23
33.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
32.7
2018 Strange Brigade
26
37.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
34.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
32.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
27
39.5
2017 For Honor
25
36.3
2017 Project CARS 2
28
41.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
35
50.2
2016 Overwatch
25
36.4
2016 Dishonored 2
26
38.5
2015 Rocket League
33
47.6
2015 Need For Speed
28
41.2
2015 Project CARS
28
41.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
29
41.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
58
83.3
2009 League of Legends
40
57.4
R9 M280X with i3-9100 at 1080p and Medium Quality settings
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R9 M280X with i3-9100 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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