R9 M280X with i5-6500 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 i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 M280X and Intel Core i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz 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 i5-6500 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 i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz ($234.38) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -2.5 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings High Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 60.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 37.6 FPS
Average 4K Performance 19.2 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 42.0
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 57.5
4K Cost Per Frame $ 104.9
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
52
57.8
2019 Anthem
44
49.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
50
56.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
57
64.3
2019 Metro Exodus
43
48.0
2019 World War Z
57
63.5
2019 Gears of War 5
48
54.0
2019 F1 2019
52
58.8
2019 GreedFall
50
56.5
2019 Borderlands 3
45
50.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
57
64.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
41
46.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
47
52.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
48
53.4
2018 Fallout 76
50
56.6
2018 Hitman 2
46
52.1
2018 Just Cause 4
48
53.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
49
55.4
2018 Strange Brigade
59
65.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
48
54.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
48
53.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
54
61.1
2017 For Honor
62
69.9
2017 Project CARS 2
53
59.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
58
64.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
45
50.9
2016 Hitman
54
60.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
52
58.4
2016 The Division
51
56.8
2016 Overwatch
57
63.8
2016 Dishonored 2
47
53.0
2015 DiRT Rally
68
76.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
51
57.6
2015 The Witcher 3
47
53.2
2015 Rocket League
122
136.6
2015 Need For Speed
56
63.2
2015 Project CARS
55
62.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
75
84.4
2014 Thief
58
64.5
2013 Bioshock Infinite
69
76.9
2013 Company of Heroes 2
54
60.5
2013 Crysis 3
52
58.6
2013 GRID 2
77
86.6
2013 Metro: Last Light
58
65.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
57
64.1
2013 Battlefield 4
60
67.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
94
104.7
2009 League of Legends
149
165.7
2008 Crysis: Warhead
63
70.8

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
28
36.0
2019 Anthem
24
30.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
28
35.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
30
38.7
2019 Metro Exodus
23
29.1
2019 World War Z
31
39.8
2019 Gears of War 5
26
32.8
2019 F1 2019
28
35.8
2019 GreedFall
27
34.5
2019 Borderlands 3
23
29.6
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
31
39.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
22
28.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
26
32.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
27
34.9
2018 Hitman 2
23
29.8
2018 Just Cause 4
26
32.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
26
33.2
2018 Strange Brigade
32
40.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
26
33.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
24
31.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
30
37.9
2017 For Honor
31
39.4
2017 Project CARS 2
29
36.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
36
46.0
2016 Overwatch
31
38.9
2016 Dishonored 2
27
34.4
2015 Rocket League
50
62.6
2015 Need For Speed
32
40.7
2015 Project CARS
31
39.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
40
51.0
2014 Thief
31
39.2
2013 Bioshock Infinite
36
45.3
2013 Company of Heroes 2
28
36.0
2013 Crysis 3
33
42.2
2013 GRID 2
45
56.3
2013 Metro: Last Light
35
44.1
2013 Total War: Rome 2
30
37.7
2013 Battlefield 4
31
39.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
61
77.1
2009 League of Legends
73
91.6
2008 Crysis: Warhead
34
42.5

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
13
19.1
2019 Anthem
10
15.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
12
17.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
13
18.7
2019 Metro Exodus
10
15.4
2019 World War Z
14
21.0
2019 Gears of War 5
12
17.7
2019 F1 2019
13
19.7
2019 GreedFall
10
15.3
2019 Borderlands 3
10
14.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
15
21.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
10
14.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
12
17.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
13
19.1
2018 Hitman 2
10
15.3
2018 Just Cause 4
11
16.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
11
15.9
2018 Strange Brigade
14
20.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
12
17.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
10
15.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
15
22.0
2017 For Honor
13
19.1
2017 Project CARS 2
16
23.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
22
31.6
2016 Overwatch
13
19.2
2016 Dishonored 2
14
21.1
2015 Rocket League
20
29.3
2015 Need For Speed
16
23.5
2015 Project CARS
16
23.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
16
23.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
42
61.3
2009 League of Legends
26
38.1
R9 M280X with i5-6500 at 1080p and High Quality settings
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R9 M280X with i5-6500 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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