R9 M280X with Core2 Extreme X9650 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 Core2 Extreme X9650 @ 3.00GHz has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor FPS loss. This combination between R9 M280X and Intel Core2 Extreme X9650 @ 3.00GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is 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 Core2 Extreme X9650 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 Core2 Extreme X9650 @ 3.00GHz ($909) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -7.8 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -30.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 76.2 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 60.7 FPS
Average 4K Performance 33.1 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 53.0
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 72.8
4K Cost Per Frame $ 132.1
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
49
73.0
2019 Anthem
45
66.9
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
48
72.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
52
77.9
2019 Metro Exodus
44
65.7
2019 World War Z
52
77.2
2019 Gears of War 5
47
70.2
2019 F1 2019
49
73.7
2019 GreedFall
48
72.0
2019 Borderlands 3
45
67.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
52
77.6
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
43
64.3
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
46
69.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
47
69.7
2018 Fallout 76
48
72.1
2018 Hitman 2
46
68.7
2018 Just Cause 4
47
70.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
48
71.2
2018 Strange Brigade
53
78.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
47
70.2
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
47
69.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
50
75.4
2017 For Honor
55
82.0
2017 Project CARS 2
50
74.3
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
52
78.3
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
45
67.8
2016 Hitman
50
75.2
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
49
73.4
2016 The Division
48
72.3
2016 Overwatch
52
77.4
2016 Dishonored 2
46
69.4
2015 DiRT Rally
58
86.8
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
49
72.8
2015 The Witcher 3
46
69.6
2015 Rocket League
88
131.7
2015 Need For Speed
51
77.0
2015 Project CARS
51
76.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
62
92.8
2014 Thief
52
78.0
2013 Bioshock Infinite
58
87.2
2013 Company of Heroes 2
50
75.0
2013 Crysis 3
49
73.6
2013 GRID 2
63
94.4
2013 Metro: Last Light
53
78.7
2013 Total War: Rome 2
52
77.6
2013 Battlefield 4
54
80.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
72
107.9
2009 League of Legends
103
153.3
2008 Crysis: Warhead
55
82.6

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
39
58.7
2019 Anthem
36
54.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
39
58.5
2019 Resident Evil 2
40
60.7
2019 Metro Exodus
36
53.6
2019 World War Z
41
61.5
2019 Gears of War 5
37
56.3
2019 F1 2019
39
58.5
2019 GreedFall
38
57.5
2019 Borderlands 3
36
53.9
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
41
61.5
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
35
52.8
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
37
56.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
38
57.8
2018 Hitman 2
36
54.0
2018 Just Cause 4
38
56.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
38
56.6
2018 Strange Brigade
41
61.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
38
56.9
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
37
54.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
40
60.1
2017 For Honor
41
61.2
2017 Project CARS 2
39
59.0
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
44
66.1
2016 Overwatch
41
60.8
2016 Dishonored 2
38
57.5
2015 Rocket League
52
78.4
2015 Need For Speed
41
62.2
2015 Project CARS
41
61.4
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
47
69.8
2014 Thief
41
61.0
2013 Bioshock Infinite
44
65.6
2013 Company of Heroes 2
39
58.7
2013 Crysis 3
42
63.3
2013 GRID 2
49
73.8
2013 Metro: Last Light
43
64.7
2013 Total War: Rome 2
40
60.0
2013 Battlefield 4
41
61.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
60
89.2
2009 League of Legends
67
100.0
2008 Crysis: Warhead
42
63.5

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
21
32.6
2019 Anthem
20
29.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
21
31.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
21
32.2
2019 Metro Exodus
20
29.8
2019 World War Z
22
33.9
2019 Gears of War 5
21
31.5
2019 F1 2019
22
33.0
2019 GreedFall
20
29.7
2019 Borderlands 3
19
29.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
23
34.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
19
29.3
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
21
31.5
2018 Forza Horizon 4
21
32.6
2018 Hitman 2
20
29.7
2018 Just Cause 4
20
30.4
2018 Monster Hunter: World
20
30.1
2018 Strange Brigade
22
33.6
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
20
31.1
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
20
29.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
23
34.7
2017 For Honor
21
32.6
2017 Project CARS 2
24
35.8
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
28
41.9
2016 Overwatch
21
32.6
2016 Dishonored 2
22
34.0
2015 Rocket League
27
40.1
2015 Need For Speed
24
35.8
2015 Project CARS
24
35.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
24
36.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
43
63.9
2009 League of Legends
31
46.6
R9 M280X with Core2 Extreme X9650 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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