R9 M280X with i5-3550S 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. 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 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 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 Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 80.9 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 64.2 FPS
Average 4K Performance 35.0 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 Medium Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
69
78.3
2019 Anthem
62
70.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
68
77.0
2019 Resident Evil 2
74
84.6
2019 Metro Exodus
60
68.7
2019 World War Z
74
83.8
2019 Gears of War 5
65
74.6
2019 F1 2019
69
79.2
2019 GreedFall
67
76.9
2019 Borderlands 3
62
70.7
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
74
84.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
59
66.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
64
73.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
65
73.9
2018 Fallout 76
68
77.0
2018 Hitman 2
64
72.7
2018 Just Cause 4
65
74.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
67
75.9
2018 Strange Brigade
75
85.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
65
74.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
65
74.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
71
81.4
2017 For Honor
79
90.0
2017 Project CARS 2
70
80.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
75
85.2
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
63
71.5
2016 Hitman
71
81.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
69
78.8
2016 The Division
68
77.3
2016 Overwatch
74
84.1
2016 Dishonored 2
65
73.6
2015 DiRT Rally
85
96.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
68
78.0
2015 The Witcher 3
65
73.8
2015 Rocket League
137
155.1
2015 Need For Speed
73
83.5
2015 Project CARS
72
82.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
92
104.2
2014 Thief
74
84.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
85
96.9
2013 Company of Heroes 2
71
80.8
2013 Crysis 3
69
79.1
2013 GRID 2
94
106.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
75
85.7
2013 Total War: Rome 2
74
84.4
2013 Battlefield 4
77
87.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
109
123.9
2009 League of Legends
162
183.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
80
90.9

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
50
62.6
2019 Anthem
45
57.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
49
62.3
2019 Resident Evil 2
52
65.3
2019 Metro Exodus
44
55.9
2019 World War Z
53
66.3
2019 Gears of War 5
47
59.4
2019 F1 2019
49
62.4
2019 GreedFall
48
61.1
2019 Borderlands 3
45
56.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
53
66.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
43
54.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
47
59.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
49
61.5
2018 Hitman 2
45
56.5
2018 Just Cause 4
47
59.6
2018 Monster Hunter: World
47
59.9
2018 Strange Brigade
53
66.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
48
60.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
46
57.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
51
64.5
2017 For Honor
52
65.9
2017 Project CARS 2
50
63.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
57
72.3
2016 Overwatch
52
65.4
2016 Dishonored 2
48
61.0
2015 Rocket League
70
88.5
2015 Need For Speed
53
67.2
2015 Project CARS
52
66.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
61
77.2
2014 Thief
52
65.7
2013 Bioshock Infinite
57
71.6
2013 Company of Heroes 2
50
62.6
2013 Crysis 3
54
68.6
2013 GRID 2
65
82.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
56
70.5
2013 Total War: Rome 2
51
64.3
2013 Battlefield 4
52
65.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
82
102.6
2009 League of Legends
93
116.8
2008 Crysis: Warhead
55
69.0

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
24
34.9
2019 Anthem
21
31.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
23
33.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
24
34.5
2019 Metro Exodus
21
31.3
2019 World War Z
25
36.7
2019 Gears of War 5
23
33.5
2019 F1 2019
24
35.4
2019 GreedFall
21
31.2
2019 Borderlands 3
21
30.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
26
37.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
21
30.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
23
33.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
24
34.9
2018 Hitman 2
21
31.2
2018 Just Cause 4
22
32.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
31.7
2018 Strange Brigade
25
36.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
33.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
31.5
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
26
37.7
2017 For Honor
24
34.9
2017 Project CARS 2
27
39.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
32
47.1
2016 Overwatch
24
35.0
2016 Dishonored 2
25
36.8
2015 Rocket League
31
44.8
2015 Need For Speed
27
39.1
2015 Project CARS
27
39.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
27
39.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
53
76.0
2009 League of Legends
37
53.4
R9 M280X with i5-3550S at 1080p 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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