AMD Radeon R9 390 X2: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 390 X2

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 390 X2 sales 3 September 2015 at a recommended price of $1,399 . This is high-end GCN 2.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x 8 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.4 GHz are supplied, and together with 2x 512 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 2x 345.6 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 3-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. 4 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 580 Watt.

It provides outstanding gaming and benchmark performance and is currently a leader of our rating.

General info

Of Radeon R9 390 X2's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
Code name
Grenada
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
3 September 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$1,399
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)

Technical specs

Radeon R9 390 X2's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU core clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 390 X2's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2x 2560
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
 
Transistor count
6,200 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
580 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
2x 160.0 billion/sec
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
2x 5,120 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 390 X2'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).
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Width
3-slot
 
Supplementary power connectors
4x 8-pin
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 390 X2: 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
2x 8 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
2x 512 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5400 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
2x 345.6 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 390 X2.
Display Connectors
2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 390 X2. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
98.39
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 390 X2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
57 Mh/s
 
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 390 X2 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 390 X2 from NVIDIA is TITAN V, which is slower by 2% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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