R9 M280X with i5-3550S benchmarks at Low 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 i5-3550S @ 3.00GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 M280X and Intel Core i5-3550S @ 3.00GHz 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 i5-3550S benchmarks at Low 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 i5-3550S @ 3.00GHz ($341.01) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -3.1 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Low Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 126.9 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 123.2 FPS
Average 4K Performance 81.0 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 43.0
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 58.8
4K Cost Per Frame $ 107.0
Series R9 M280X
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Game Performance at Low Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
109
124.3
2019 Anthem
102
116.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
108
123.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
115
130.6
2019 Metro Exodus
101
114.7
2019 World War Z
114
129.8
2019 Gears of War 5
106
120.6
2019 F1 2019
110
125.2
2019 GreedFall
108
122.9
2019 Borderlands 3
103
116.7
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
115
130.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
99
112.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
105
119.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
105
119.9
2018 Fallout 76
108
123.0
2018 Hitman 2
104
118.7
2018 Just Cause 4
106
120.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
107
121.9
2018 Strange Brigade
116
131.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
106
120.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
106
120.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
112
127.4
2017 For Honor
120
136.0
2017 Project CARS 2
111
126.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
115
131.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
103
117.5
2016 Hitman
112
127.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
110
124.8
2016 The Division
108
123.3
2016 Overwatch
114
130.1
2016 Dishonored 2
105
119.6
2015 DiRT Rally
125
142.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
109
124.0
2015 The Witcher 3
105
119.8
2015 Rocket League
177
201.1
2015 Need For Speed
114
129.5
2015 Project CARS
113
128.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
132
150.2
2014 Thief
115
130.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
126
142.9
2013 Company of Heroes 2
112
126.8
2013 Crysis 3
110
125.1
2013 GRID 2
134
152.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
116
131.7
2013 Total War: Rome 2
115
130.4
2013 Battlefield 4
118
133.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
150
169.9
2009 League of Legends
202
229.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
120
136.9

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
97
121.6
2019 Anthem
93
116.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
97
121.3
2019 Resident Evil 2
99
124.3
2019 Metro Exodus
91
114.9
2019 World War Z
100
125.3
2019 Gears of War 5
94
118.4
2019 F1 2019
97
121.4
2019 GreedFall
96
120.1
2019 Borderlands 3
92
115.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
100
125.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
91
113.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
94
118.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
96
120.5
2018 Hitman 2
92
115.5
2018 Just Cause 4
94
118.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
95
118.9
2018 Strange Brigade
100
125.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
95
119.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
93
116.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
98
123.5
2017 For Honor
99
124.9
2017 Project CARS 2
97
122.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
105
131.3
2016 Overwatch
99
124.4
2016 Dishonored 2
96
120.0
2015 Rocket League
118
147.5
2015 Need For Speed
100
126.2
2015 Project CARS
100
125.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
108
136.2
2014 Thief
99
124.7
2013 Bioshock Infinite
104
130.6
2013 Company of Heroes 2
97
121.6
2013 Crysis 3
102
127.6
2013 GRID 2
113
141.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
103
129.5
2013 Total War: Rome 2
98
123.3
2013 Battlefield 4
99
124.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
129
161.6
2009 League of Legends
140
175.8
2008 Crysis: Warhead
102
128.0

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
56
80.9
2019 Anthem
54
77.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
55
79.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
56
80.5
2019 Metro Exodus
54
77.3
2019 World War Z
57
82.7
2019 Gears of War 5
55
79.5
2019 F1 2019
56
81.4
2019 GreedFall
54
77.2
2019 Borderlands 3
53
76.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
58
83.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
53
76.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
55
79.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
56
80.9
2018 Hitman 2
54
77.2
2018 Just Cause 4
54
78.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
54
77.7
2018 Strange Brigade
57
82.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
55
79.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
54
77.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
58
83.7
2017 For Honor
56
80.9
2017 Project CARS 2
59
85.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
65
93.1
2016 Overwatch
56
81.0
2016 Dishonored 2
57
82.8
2015 Rocket League
63
90.8
2015 Need For Speed
59
85.1
2015 Project CARS
59
85.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
59
85.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
85
122.0
2009 League of Legends
69
99.4
R9 M280X with i5-3550S at 1080p and Low 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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