AMD Radeon R5 M315: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R5 M315


AMD started Radeon R5 M315 sales 5 May 2015. This is GCN architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 4096 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1000 GHz are supplied, and together with 64 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 14.4 GB/s.

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

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 3.24 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R5 M315's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
Code name
Release date
5 May 2015

Technical specs

Radeon R5 M315'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 M315's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Compute units
Core clock speed
970 MHz
Transistor count
1,040 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
of 12
Texture fill rate
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
745.0 gflops
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R5 M315'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
PCIe 3.0 x8

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R5 M315: 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
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
of 32
Memory bus width
64 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
14.4 GB/s
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R5 M315.
Display Connectors
No outputs


Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R5 M315. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Switchable graphics

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R5 M315, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX® 12
Not Listed

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R5 M315. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R5 M315 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R5 M315 from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 420M, which is slower by 4% and lower by 11 positions in our rating.

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