R9 M280X with i5-2300 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 Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.80GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 M280X and Intel Core i5-2300 @ 2.80GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 M280X can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 R9 M280X with i5-2300 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 i5-2300 @ 2.80GHz ($79.99) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -6.2 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -20.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings High Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 56.9 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 35.0 FPS
Average 4K Performance 17.8 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 48.9
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 66.9
4K Cost Per Frame $ 121.6
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
40
54.0
2019 Anthem
35
47.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
39
52.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
44
59.4
2019 Metro Exodus
34
45.8
2019 World War Z
44
58.7
2019 Gears of War 5
38
50.8
2019 F1 2019
41
54.8
2019 GreedFall
39
52.8
2019 Borderlands 3
35
47.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
44
59.1
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
33
44.3
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
37
49.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
37
50.3
2018 Fallout 76
39
52.9
2018 Hitman 2
37
49.2
2018 Just Cause 4
38
50.7
2018 Monster Hunter: World
39
51.9
2018 Strange Brigade
45
60.4
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
38
50.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
38
50.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
42
56.7
2017 For Honor
48
64.0
2017 Project CARS 2
41
55.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
45
59.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
36
48.2
2016 Hitman
42
56.5
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
40
54.4
2016 The Division
39
53.1
2016 Overwatch
44
58.9
2016 Dishonored 2
37
50.0
2015 DiRT Rally
52
69.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
40
53.7
2015 The Witcher 3
37
50.1
2015 Rocket League
89
119.5
2015 Need For Speed
43
58.4
2015 Project CARS
43
57.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
57
76.0
2014 Thief
44
59.5
2013 Bioshock Infinite
52
69.9
2013 Company of Heroes 2
42
56.2
2013 Crysis 3
41
54.6
2013 GRID 2
58
77.9
2013 Metro: Last Light
45
60.3
2013 Total War: Rome 2
44
59.2
2013 Battlefield 4
46
62.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
69
92.9
2009 League of Legends
108
143.6
2008 Crysis: Warhead
48
64.7

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
24
33.2
2019 Anthem
21
28.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
24
32.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
26
35.4
2019 Metro Exodus
20
27.4
2019 World War Z
27
36.3
2019 Gears of War 5
22
30.4
2019 F1 2019
24
33.0
2019 GreedFall
24
31.9
2019 Borderlands 3
20
27.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
27
36.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
20
26.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
22
30.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
24
32.2
2018 Hitman 2
21
28.0
2018 Just Cause 4
23
30.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
23
30.8
2018 Strange Brigade
27
36.7
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
31.1
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
21
28.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
26
34.7
2017 For Honor
27
35.9
2017 Project CARS 2
25
33.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
31
41.4
2016 Overwatch
26
35.6
2016 Dishonored 2
23
31.8
2015 Rocket League
41
55.2
2015 Need For Speed
27
37.1
2015 Project CARS
27
36.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
34
45.6
2014 Thief
26
35.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
30
40.8
2013 Company of Heroes 2
24
33.2
2013 Crysis 3
28
38.3
2013 GRID 2
37
50.0
2013 Metro: Last Light
30
39.9
2013 Total War: Rome 2
26
34.6
2013 Battlefield 4
26
35.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
50
67.3
2009 League of Legends
59
79.3
2008 Crysis: Warhead
29
38.6

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
12
17.4
2019 Anthem
10
14.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
11
16.4
2019 Resident Evil 2
11
17.1
2019 Metro Exodus
10
14.3
2019 World War Z
13
18.9
2019 Gears of War 5
11
16.2
2019 F1 2019
12
17.9
2019 GreedFall
10
14.3
2019 Borderlands 3
9
13.6
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
13
19.4
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
9
13.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
11
16.2
2018 Forza Horizon 4
12
17.4
2018 Hitman 2
10
14.3
2018 Just Cause 4
10
15.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
10
14.7
2018 Strange Brigade
13
18.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
15.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
10
14.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
13
19.8
2017 For Honor
12
17.4
2017 Project CARS 2
14
21.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
19
27.8
2016 Overwatch
12
17.5
2016 Dishonored 2
13
19.1
2015 Rocket League
18
25.9
2015 Need For Speed
14
21.0
2015 Project CARS
14
21.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
14
21.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
36
52.4
2009 League of Legends
23
33.2
R9 M280X with i5-2300 at 1080p and High Quality settings
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R9 M280X with i5-2300 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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