R9 M280X with i7-960 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 i7-960 @ 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 i7-960 @ 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 i7-960 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 i7-960 @ 3.20GHz ($99.99) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -6.7 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -20.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Low Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 123.3 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 120.6 FPS
Average 4K Performance 79.5 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 50.2
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 68.6
4K Cost Per Frame $ 125.9
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
87
120.3
2019 Anthem
82
113.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
86
119.3
2019 Resident Evil 2
91
125.6
2019 Metro Exodus
81
112.5
2019 World War Z
90
124.9
2019 Gears of War 5
85
117.3
2019 F1 2019
88
121.1
2019 GreedFall
86
119.2
2019 Borderlands 3
82
114.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
91
125.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
80
110.9
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
84
116.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
84
116.8
2018 Fallout 76
86
119.3
2018 Hitman 2
84
115.7
2018 Just Cause 4
85
117.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
86
118.4
2018 Strange Brigade
92
126.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
85
117.3
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
85
117.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
89
122.9
2017 For Honor
94
130.0
2017 Project CARS 2
88
121.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
91
126.0
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
83
114.7
2016 Hitman
89
122.7
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
87
120.8
2016 The Division
86
119.5
2016 Overwatch
90
125.1
2016 Dishonored 2
84
116.5
2015 DiRT Rally
98
135.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
87
120.1
2015 The Witcher 3
84
116.6
2015 Rocket League
133
183.6
2015 Need For Speed
90
124.6
2015 Project CARS
89
123.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
102
141.6
2014 Thief
91
125.7
2013 Bioshock Infinite
98
135.7
2013 Company of Heroes 2
89
122.4
2013 Crysis 3
88
121.0
2013 GRID 2
104
143.5
2013 Metro: Last Light
91
126.4
2013 Total War: Rome 2
91
125.3
2013 Battlefield 4
93
128.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
114
157.9
2009 League of Legends
150
206.9
2008 Crysis: Warhead
95
130.7

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
86
118.7
2019 Anthem
83
114.4
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
86
118.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
87
120.9
2019 Metro Exodus
82
113.1
2019 World War Z
88
121.7
2019 Gears of War 5
84
116.1
2019 F1 2019
86
118.5
2019 GreedFall
85
117.4
2019 Borderlands 3
82
113.5
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
88
121.7
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
81
112.3
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
84
116.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
85
117.7
2018 Hitman 2
82
113.7
2018 Just Cause 4
84
116.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
84
116.4
2018 Strange Brigade
88
122.1
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
84
116.7
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
83
114.6
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
87
120.2
2017 For Honor
88
121.4
2017 Project CARS 2
86
119.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
92
126.7
2016 Overwatch
88
121.0
2016 Dishonored 2
85
117.4
2015 Rocket League
101
140.0
2015 Need For Speed
89
122.5
2015 Project CARS
88
121.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
95
130.7
2014 Thief
88
121.2
2013 Bioshock Infinite
91
126.1
2013 Company of Heroes 2
86
118.7
2013 Crysis 3
89
123.6
2013 GRID 2
98
135.0
2013 Metro: Last Light
90
125.1
2013 Total War: Rome 2
87
120.1
2013 Battlefield 4
88
121.2
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
110
151.6
2009 League of Legends
118
163.3
2008 Crysis: Warhead
90
123.9

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
55
79.1
2019 Anthem
53
76.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
54
78.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
55
78.8
2019 Metro Exodus
53
76.2
2019 World War Z
56
80.6
2019 Gears of War 5
54
78.0
2019 F1 2019
55
79.6
2019 GreedFall
53
76.1
2019 Borderlands 3
52
75.4
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
56
81.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
52
75.7
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
54
78.0
2018 Forza Horizon 4
55
79.1
2018 Hitman 2
53
76.1
2018 Just Cause 4
53
76.8
2018 Monster Hunter: World
53
76.5
2018 Strange Brigade
56
80.3
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
54
77.6
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
53
76.3
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
57
81.5
2017 For Honor
55
79.1
2017 Project CARS 2
57
82.6
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
62
89.2
2016 Overwatch
55
79.2
2016 Dishonored 2
56
80.7
2015 Rocket League
61
87.3
2015 Need For Speed
57
82.6
2015 Project CARS
57
82.6
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
58
82.9
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
79
113.0
2009 League of Legends
66
94.3
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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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