AMD Radeon R5 M255: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R5 M255

Summary

AMD started Radeon R5 M255 sales 1 May 2014. This is GCN architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 4 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1000 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 16 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x8 interface.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 0.18 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon R5 M255's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN
 
Code name
Topaz Pro / Sun
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
1 May 2014
 

Technical specs

Radeon R5 M255's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R5 M255's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
320
 
Compute units
5
 
Core clock speed
940 MHz
 
Boost Clock
940 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,550 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Texture fill rate
22.56 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
721.9 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R5 M255's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.
Bus support
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R5 M255: its type, size, bus, clock and resulting bandwidth. Note that GPUs integrated into processors don't have dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM.
Memory type
DDR3
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
of 6084 (Quadro P3200)
Memory bus width
64 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
16 GB / s
 
of 960 (ATI Rage Fury)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R5 M255.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R5 M255. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
Enduro
+
 
HD3D
+
 
PowerTune
+
 
DualGraphics
+
 
ZeroCore
+
 
Switchable graphics
+
 
Eyefinity
+
 
PowerPlay
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R5 M255, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 11
 
OpenGL
4.4
 
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
Mantle
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R5 M255. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

0.18

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

6013

3DMark Fire Strike Score

980

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

1081

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

1779

3DMark Vantage Performance

5399

Passmark

764

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R5 M255 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R5 M255 performance compared to its nearest competitors.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R5 M255 from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 740M, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 4 positions in our rating.

User rating

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