R9 M280X with i7-4960X 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 i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 M280X and Intel Core i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz 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 i7-4960X 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 i7-4960X @ 3.60GHz ($769.99) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -0.6 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 83.5 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 66.1 FPS
Average 4K Performance 36.0 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 38.9
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 53.2
4K Cost Per Frame $ 97.3
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
72
80.7
2019 Anthem
64
71.9
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
71
79.3
2019 Resident Evil 2
78
87.7
2019 Metro Exodus
63
70.1
2019 World War Z
78
86.9
2019 Gears of War 5
68
76.6
2019 F1 2019
73
81.8
2019 GreedFall
71
79.2
2019 Borderlands 3
65
72.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
78
87.4
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
61
68.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
67
75.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
68
75.9
2018 Fallout 76
71
79.3
2018 Hitman 2
67
74.5
2018 Just Cause 4
68
76.5
2018 Monster Hunter: World
70
78.0
2018 Strange Brigade
80
89.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
68
76.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
68
76.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
75
84.2
2017 For Honor
84
93.7
2017 Project CARS 2
74
82.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
79
88.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
65
73.1
2016 Hitman
75
83.9
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
73
81.3
2016 The Division
71
79.6
2016 Overwatch
78
87.2
2016 Dishonored 2
67
75.5
2015 DiRT Rally
90
100.7
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
72
80.4
2015 The Witcher 3
68
75.7
2015 Rocket League
149
165.9
2015 Need For Speed
77
86.5
2015 Project CARS
76
85.2
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
98
109.4
2014 Thief
79
87.9
2013 Bioshock Infinite
91
101.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
75
83.5
2013 Crysis 3
73
81.6
2013 GRID 2
100
111.8
2013 Metro: Last Light
80
88.9
2013 Total War: Rome 2
78
87.5
2013 Battlefield 4
82
91.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
118
131.3
2009 League of Legends
177
197.4
2008 Crysis: Warhead
85
94.7

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
51
64.4
2019 Anthem
46
58.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
51
64.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
53
67.4
2019 Metro Exodus
45
57.0
2019 World War Z
54
68.5
2019 Gears of War 5
48
60.9
2019 F1 2019
51
64.2
2019 GreedFall
50
62.8
2019 Borderlands 3
46
57.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
54
68.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
44
55.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
48
60.9
2018 Forza Horizon 4
50
63.1
2018 Hitman 2
46
57.7
2018 Just Cause 4
48
61.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
49
61.4
2018 Strange Brigade
55
69.0
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
49
61.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
47
58.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
53
66.5
2017 For Honor
54
68.0
2017 Project CARS 2
51
64.9
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
60
75.2
2016 Overwatch
54
67.6
2016 Dishonored 2
50
62.7
2015 Rocket League
74
93.1
2015 Need For Speed
55
69.5
2015 Project CARS
54
68.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
64
80.6
2014 Thief
54
67.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
59
74.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
51
64.4
2013 Crysis 3
56
71.1
2013 GRID 2
69
86.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
58
73.1
2013 Total War: Rome 2
53
66.3
2013 Battlefield 4
54
67.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
87
108.8
2009 League of Legends
99
124.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
57
71.5

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
25
36.0
2019 Anthem
22
31.9
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
24
34.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
24
35.5
2019 Metro Exodus
22
32.0
2019 World War Z
26
37.9
2019 Gears of War 5
24
34.4
2019 F1 2019
25
36.6
2019 GreedFall
22
31.9
2019 Borderlands 3
21
31.0
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
26
38.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
21
31.3
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
24
34.4
2018 Forza Horizon 4
25
36.0
2018 Hitman 2
22
31.9
2018 Just Cause 4
22
32.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
22
32.4
2018 Strange Brigade
26
37.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
23
33.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
22
32.2
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
27
39.1
2017 For Honor
25
36.0
2017 Project CARS 2
28
40.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
34
49.5
2016 Overwatch
25
36.1
2016 Dishonored 2
26
38.1
2015 Rocket League
32
46.9
2015 Need For Speed
28
40.7
2015 Project CARS
28
40.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
28
41.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
57
81.5
2009 League of Legends
39
56.5
R9 M280X with i7-4960X 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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