AMD Radeon R7 A265: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R7 A265


AMD started Radeon R7 A265 sales 9 January 2014. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of DDR3 memory clocked at 1.8 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 28.8 GB/s.

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

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.13 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R7 A265's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
GCN 1.0
Code name
Release date
9 January 2014

Technical specs

Radeon R7 A265's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R7 A265's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Core clock speed
725 MHz
Boost Clock
825 MHz
Transistor count
1,040 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
of 12
Texture fill rate
of 20896 (Tesla M10)
Floating-point performance
633.6 gflops

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 A265'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).
PCIe 3.0 x8

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 A265: 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
2 GB
of 32 (Tesla M10)
Memory bus width
128 Bit
of 8192 (FirePro S9300 X2)
Memory clock speed
1800 MHz
Memory bandwidth
28.8 GB/s
of 11404 (GRID K1)

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 A265. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R7 A265 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R7 A265 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R7 A265 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTS 450, which is faster by 6% and higher by 20 positions in our rating.

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