R9 M280X with i5-2550K benchmarks at Ultra 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 i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 M280X and Intel Core i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz 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 i5-2550K benchmarks at Ultra 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 i5-2550K @ 3.40GHz ($129.99) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -3.4 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 24.7 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 18.0 FPS
Average 4K Performance 9.9 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 43.3
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 59.4
4K Cost Per Frame $ 108.1
Series R9 M280X
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
19
22.0
2019 Anthem
12
14.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
18
20.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
24
28.3
2019 Metro Exodus
10
12.6
2019 World War Z
23
27.5
2019 Gears of War 5
15
18.3
2019 F1 2019
19
22.9
2019 GreedFall
18
20.7
2019 Borderlands 3
12
14.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
24
27.9
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
9
10.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
14
16.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
15
17.7
2018 Fallout 76
18
20.8
2018 Hitman 2
14
16.5
2018 Just Cause 4
15
18.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
17
19.6
2018 Strange Brigade
25
29.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
15
18.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
15
18.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
21
25.1
2017 For Honor
29
33.6
2017 Project CARS 2
20
23.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
25
28.8
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
13
15.3
2016 Hitman
21
24.9
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
19
22.5
2016 The Division
18
21.0
2016 Overwatch
24
27.7
2016 Dishonored 2
15
17.4
2015 DiRT Rally
34
39.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
18
21.7
2015 The Witcher 3
15
17.5
2015 Rocket League
85
97.9
2015 Need For Speed
23
27.1
2015 Project CARS
22
26.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
41
47.5
2014 Thief
24
28.4
2013 Bioshock Infinite
35
40.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
21
24.5
2013 Crysis 3
19
22.8
2013 GRID 2
43
49.7
2013 Metro: Last Light
25
29.3
2013 Total War: Rome 2
24
28.0
2013 Battlefield 4
27
31.4
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
58
67.1
2009 League of Legends
109
125.9
2008 Crysis: Warhead
30
34.5

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
13
16.4
2019 Anthem
9
11.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
12
16.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
15
19.0
2019 Metro Exodus
7
9.8
2019 World War Z
16
20.1
2019 Gears of War 5
10
13.3
2019 F1 2019
12
16.2
2019 GreedFall
11
14.9
2019 Borderlands 3
8
10.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
16
20.1
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
7
8.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
10
13.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
12
15.3
2018 Hitman 2
8
10.4
2018 Just Cause 4
10
13.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
10
13.7
2018 Strange Brigade
16
20.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
11
14.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
9
11.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
14
18.2
2017 For Honor
15
19.6
2017 Project CARS 2
13
16.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
20
26.0
2016 Overwatch
15
19.2
2016 Dishonored 2
11
14.8
2015 Rocket League
33
42.0
2015 Need For Speed
16
20.9
2015 Project CARS
15
19.9
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
24
30.8
2014 Thief
15
19.5
2013 Bioshock Infinite
20
25.3
2013 Company of Heroes 2
13
16.4
2013 Crysis 3
17
22.3
2013 GRID 2
28
35.9
2013 Metro: Last Light
19
24.2
2013 Total War: Rome 2
14
18.1
2013 Battlefield 4
15
19.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
44
55.9
2009 League of Legends
55
69.9
2008 Crysis: Warhead
18
22.7

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
6
9.8
2019 Anthem
4
6.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
5
8.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
6
9.3
2019 Metro Exodus
4
6.2
2019 World War Z
8
11.5
2019 Gears of War 5
5
8.4
2019 F1 2019
7
10.3
2019 GreedFall
4
6.1
2019 Borderlands 3
3
5.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
8
12.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
3
5.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
5
8.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
6
9.8
2018 Hitman 2
4
6.1
2018 Just Cause 4
4
7.0
2018 Monster Hunter: World
4
6.6
2018 Strange Brigade
7
11.2
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
5
7.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
4
6.4
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
8
12.6
2017 For Honor
6
9.8
2017 Project CARS 2
9
14.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
15
21.8
2016 Overwatch
6
9.9
2016 Dishonored 2
8
11.7
2015 Rocket League
13
19.5
2015 Need For Speed
9
14.0
2015 Project CARS
9
14.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
10
14.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
35
50.3
2009 League of Legends
19
28.0
R9 M280X with i5-2550K at 1080p and Ultra 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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