R9 M280X with i5-6500 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 i5-6500 @ 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 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 i5-6500 @ 3.20GHz ($234.38) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -2.5 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Low Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 127.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 123.6 FPS
Average 4K Performance 81.2 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 Low Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
112
124.8
2019 Anthem
105
116.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
111
123.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
118
131.3
2019 Metro Exodus
103
115.0
2019 World War Z
117
130.5
2019 Gears of War 5
108
121.0
2019 F1 2019
113
125.8
2019 GreedFall
111
123.5
2019 Borderlands 3
105
117.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
117
131.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
101
113.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
107
119.6
2018 Forza Horizon 4
108
120.4
2018 Fallout 76
111
123.6
2018 Hitman 2
107
119.1
2018 Just Cause 4
108
120.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
110
122.4
2018 Strange Brigade
119
132.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
108
121.0
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
108
120.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
115
128.1
2017 For Honor
123
136.9
2017 Project CARS 2
113
126.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
118
131.9
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
106
117.9
2016 Hitman
115
127.8
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
112
125.4
2016 The Division
111
123.8
2016 Overwatch
117
130.8
2016 Dishonored 2
108
120.0
2015 DiRT Rally
128
143.3
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
112
124.6
2015 The Witcher 3
108
120.2
2015 Rocket League
183
203.6
2015 Need For Speed
117
130.2
2015 Project CARS
116
129.0
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
136
151.4
2014 Thief
118
131.5
2013 Bioshock Infinite
129
143.9
2013 Company of Heroes 2
114
127.5
2013 Crysis 3
113
125.6
2013 GRID 2
138
153.6
2013 Metro: Last Light
119
132.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
117
131.1
2013 Battlefield 4
121
134.6
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
154
171.7
2009 League of Legends
209
232.7
2008 Crysis: Warhead
124
137.8

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
97
122.0
2019 Anthem
93
116.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
97
121.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
99
124.7
2019 Metro Exodus
92
115.1
2019 World War Z
100
125.8
2019 Gears of War 5
95
118.8
2019 F1 2019
97
121.8
2019 GreedFall
96
120.5
2019 Borderlands 3
92
115.6
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
100
125.8
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
91
114.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
95
118.8
2018 Forza Horizon 4
96
120.9
2018 Hitman 2
92
115.8
2018 Just Cause 4
95
118.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
95
119.2
2018 Strange Brigade
101
126.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
95
119.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
93
117.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
99
123.9
2017 For Honor
100
125.4
2017 Project CARS 2
98
122.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
105
132.0
2016 Overwatch
99
124.9
2016 Dishonored 2
96
120.4
2015 Rocket League
118
148.6
2015 Need For Speed
101
126.7
2015 Project CARS
100
125.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
109
137.0
2014 Thief
100
125.2
2013 Bioshock Infinite
105
131.3
2013 Company of Heroes 2
97
122.0
2013 Crysis 3
102
128.2
2013 GRID 2
113
142.3
2013 Metro: Last Light
104
130.1
2013 Total War: Rome 2
98
123.7
2013 Battlefield 4
100
125.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
130
163.1
2009 League of Legends
142
177.6
2008 Crysis: Warhead
102
128.5

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
56
81.1
2019 Anthem
54
77.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
55
79.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
56
80.7
2019 Metro Exodus
54
77.4
2019 World War Z
58
83.0
2019 Gears of War 5
55
79.7
2019 F1 2019
57
81.7
2019 GreedFall
54
77.3
2019 Borderlands 3
53
76.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
58
83.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
53
76.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
55
79.7
2018 Forza Horizon 4
56
81.1
2018 Hitman 2
54
77.3
2018 Just Cause 4
54
78.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
54
77.9
2018 Strange Brigade
57
82.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
55
79.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
54
77.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
58
84.0
2017 For Honor
56
81.1
2017 Project CARS 2
59
85.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
65
93.6
2016 Overwatch
56
81.2
2016 Dishonored 2
58
83.1
2015 Rocket League
63
91.3
2015 Need For Speed
59
85.5
2015 Project CARS
59
85.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
60
85.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
86
123.3
2009 League of Legends
70
100.1
R9 M280X with i5-6500 at 1080p and Low Quality settings
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R9 M280X with i5-6500 at 4K 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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