AMD Radeon R7 265: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon R7 265
Radeon R7 265
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 0
  • Max video memory 4096 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1400
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2014
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Summary

AMD started Radeon R7 265 sales 13 February 2014 at a recommended price of $149. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.4 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 179.2 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 210 mm. 1 x 6-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 150 Watt.

We have no data on Radeon R7 265 benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon R7 265's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance ratingnot rated
ArchitectureGCN 1.0 (2012−2020)
GPU code namePitcairn
Market segmentDesktop
Designreference
Release date13 February 2014 (8 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$149
Price now$383 (2.6x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)

Technical specs

Radeon R7 265's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 265's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1024of 18432 (AD102)
Boost clock speed925 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors2,800 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)150 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate59.20of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance1,894 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 265's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).

Bus supportPCIe 3.0
InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length210 mm
Width2-slot
Supplementary power connectors1 x 6-pin

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 265: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount4 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed1400 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth179.2 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R7 265. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.

Display Connectors2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity1
HDMI+
DisplayPort support-

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R7 265. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

AppAcceleration-
CrossFire1
Enduro-
FreeSync1
HD3D-
PowerTune-
TrueAudio-
ZeroCore-
DDMA audio+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 265, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectXDirectX® 12
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Mantle-

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon R7 265. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

R7 265 5220

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R7 265. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 14.5 Mh/s  

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R7 265 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1050.

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