AMD Radeon R9 390 X2: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 390 X2


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

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

We have no data on Radeon R9 390 X2 benchmark results.

General info

Of Radeon R9 390 X2's architecture, market type and release date.

Place in our rating
not rated
GCN 2.0
GPU code name
Market segment
Launch date
3 September 2015 (5 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)
Price now
$225 (0.2x MSRP)

Technical specs

Radeon R9 390 X2's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base 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 / CUDA cores
of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed
1000 MHz
Number of transistors
6,200 million
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
Thermal design power (TDP)
580 Watt
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
Floating-point performance
2x 5,120 gflops
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

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).

PCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors
4x 8-pin


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
Maximum RAM amount
8 GB
Memory bus width
512 Bit
of 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed
5400 MHz
of 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth
345.6 GB/s
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

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

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 390 X2, sometimes including their particular versions.

12 (12_0)
Shader Model

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 390 X2. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto)
57 Mh/s

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 390 X2 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX TITAN Z.

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