R9 M280X with Core2 Quad Q9450 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 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz has less than 15% bottleneck in many games and can cause minor 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 Quad Q9450 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 Quad Q9450 @ 2.66GHz ($335) *closest mobile equivalent*
CPU Impact on FPS -10.6 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -40.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 73.4 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 58.7 FPS
Average 4K Performance 32.0 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 61.5
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 84.3
4K Cost Per Frame $ 152.9
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
36
69.4
2019 Anthem
34
64.6
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
36
68.6
2019 Resident Evil 2
38
73.2
2019 Metro Exodus
33
63.6
2019 World War Z
38
72.7
2019 Gears of War 5
35
67.1
2019 F1 2019
37
70.0
2019 GreedFall
36
68.6
2019 Borderlands 3
34
64.8
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
38
73.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
33
62.5
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
35
66.3
2018 Forza Horizon 4
35
66.8
2018 Fallout 76
36
68.6
2018 Hitman 2
35
66.0
2018 Just Cause 4
35
67.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
36
67.9
2018 Strange Brigade
39
73.9
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
35
67.1
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
35
66.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
37
71.3
2017 For Honor
40
76.4
2017 Project CARS 2
37
70.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
39
73.5
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
34
65.3
2016 Hitman
37
71.1
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
37
69.7
2016 The Division
36
68.8
2016 Overwatch
38
72.9
2016 Dishonored 2
35
66.6
2015 DiRT Rally
42
80.2
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
36
69.2
2015 The Witcher 3
35
66.7
2015 Rocket League
61
115.6
2015 Need For Speed
38
72.5
2015 Project CARS
38
71.8
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
45
84.9
2014 Thief
38
73.3
2013 Bioshock Infinite
42
80.6
2013 Company of Heroes 2
37
70.9
2013 Crysis 3
37
69.9
2013 GRID 2
45
86.3
2013 Metro: Last Light
39
73.8
2013 Total War: Rome 2
38
73.0
2013 Battlefield 4
39
75.1
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
51
96.8
2009 League of Legends
70
132.6
2008 Crysis: Warhead
40
77.0

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
29
56.0
2019 Anthem
28
52.8
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
29
55.8
2019 Resident Evil 2
30
57.6
2019 Metro Exodus
27
51.9
2019 World War Z
30
58.2
2019 Gears of War 5
28
54.1
2019 F1 2019
29
55.9
2019 GreedFall
29
55.1
2019 Borderlands 3
27
52.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
30
58.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
27
51.4
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
28
54.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
29
55.3
2018 Hitman 2
27
52.3
2018 Just Cause 4
28
54.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
28
54.3
2018 Strange Brigade
31
58.5
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
28
54.5
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
28
53.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
30
57.1
2017 For Honor
30
57.9
2017 Project CARS 2
29
56.2
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
32
61.8
2016 Overwatch
30
57.7
2016 Dishonored 2
29
55.0
2015 Rocket League
37
71.5
2015 Need For Speed
31
58.7
2015 Project CARS
30
58.1
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
34
64.7
2014 Thief
30
57.8
2013 Bioshock Infinite
32
61.4
2013 Company of Heroes 2
29
56.0
2013 Crysis 3
31
59.6
2013 GRID 2
36
67.9
2013 Metro: Last Light
32
60.7
2013 Total War: Rome 2
30
57.0
2013 Battlefield 4
30
57.8
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
42
80.0
2009 League of Legends
46
88.5
2008 Crysis: Warhead
31
59.8

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
16
30.9
2019 Anthem
15
28.7
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
16
30.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
16
30.7
2019 Metro Exodus
15
28.8
2019 World War Z
16
32.0
2019 Gears of War 5
15
30.1
2019 F1 2019
16
31.3
2019 GreedFall
15
28.7
2019 Borderlands 3
14
28.2
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
17
32.3
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
15
28.4
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
15
30.1
2018 Forza Horizon 4
16
30.9
2018 Hitman 2
15
28.7
2018 Just Cause 4
15
29.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
15
29.0
2018 Strange Brigade
16
31.8
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
15
29.8
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
15
28.9
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
17
32.6
2017 For Honor
16
30.9
2017 Project CARS 2
17
33.5
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
20
38.3
2016 Overwatch
16
31.0
2016 Dishonored 2
17
32.1
2015 Rocket League
19
36.9
2015 Need For Speed
17
33.5
2015 Project CARS
17
33.5
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
17
33.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
29
55.6
2009 League of Legends
22
42.0
R9 M280X with Core2 Quad Q9450 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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