AMD Radeon R7 M260X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R7 M260X

Summary

AMD started Radeon R7 M260X sales 6 December 2015. This is GCN architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4096 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1000 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 64 GB/s.

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

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.84 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R7 M260X's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN
 
Code name
Opal
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
6 December 2015
 

Technical specs

Radeon R7 M260X'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 M260X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
384
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Compute units
6
 
Core clock speed
715 MHz
 
Boost Clock
715 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,040 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Texture fill rate
17.16
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
549.1 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R7 M260X'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.
Laptop size
medium sized
 
Bus support
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x8
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R7 M260X: 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
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1000 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
64 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R7 M260X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
HD3D
+
 
PowerTune
+
 
DualGraphics
+
 
ZeroCore
+
 
Switchable graphics
+
 
PCIe 3.0
+
 
Zero Core
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R7 M260X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
OpenGL
4.3
 
OpenCL
2.0
 
Mantle
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R7 M260X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
6.70
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
98071.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
9034.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1336.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1396.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
1903.00
 
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
7640.00
 
 
Passmark
1098
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R7 M260X 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
0.04
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
96.77
At recommended settings
88.06
New games support
47
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
29.50
 
medium / 768p
21.10
 
high / 1080p
11.40
 
ultra / 1080p
8.20
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
157.60
 
medium / 768p
51.90
 
high / 1080p
26.10
 
ultra / 1080p
22.80
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
48.50
 
medium / 768p
32.60
 
high / 768p
22.60
 
ultra / 1080p
8.20
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
44.10
 
medium / 768p
27.50
 
high / 768p
17.40
 
ultra / 1080p
6.80
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
108.50
 
medium / 768p
51.60
 
high / 768p
35.10
 
ultra / 1080p
15.80
 
Diablo III (2012)
low / 768p
101.90
 
medium / 768p
68.00
 
high / 768p
57.50
 
ultra / 1080p
37.50
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R7 M260X performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R7 M260X from NVIDIA is GeForce 920MX, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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