AMD Radeon R9 390 X2: specs and benchmarks



AMD started Radeon R9 390 X2 sales 3 September 2015 at a recommended price of $1,399 . This is a desktop graphics card based on a GCN 2.0 architecture and made with 28 nm manufacturing process. It is primarily aimed at gamer market. 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

Some basic facts about Radeon R9 390 X2: architecture, market segment, release date etc.

Place in performance rankingnot rated
ArchitectureGCN 2.0 (2013−2017)
GPU code nameGrenada
Market segmentDesktop
Release date3 September 2015 (8 years old)
Launch price (MSRP)$1,399
Current price$225 (0.2x MSRP)of 168889 (A100 PCIe 80 GB)

Technical specs

Radeon R9 390 X2's specs 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 cores2560of 20480 (Data Center GPU Max NEXT)
Core clock speed1000 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors6,200 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Power consumption (TDP)580 Wattof 2400 (Data Center GPU Max Subsystem)
Texture fill rate160.0of 969.9 (H100 SXM5 96 GB)
Floating-point performance2x 5,120 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Size and compatibility

This section provides details about the physical dimensions of Radeon R9 390 X2 and its compatibility with other computer components. This information is useful when selecting a computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop graphics cards, it includes details about the interface and bus (for motherboard compatibility) and additional power connectors (for power supply compatibility).

InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Supplementary power connectors4x 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 have no dedicated memory and use a shared part of system RAM instead.

Memory typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount8 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width512 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed5400 MHzof 22400 (GeForce RTX 4080)
Memory bandwidth345.6 GB/sof 3276 (Aldebaran)

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 graphics cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model, while non-reference desktop models can (though not necessarily will) bear a different set of video ports.

Display Connectors2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort

API support

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

DirectX12 (12_0)
Shader Model6.3

Benchmark performance

Synthetic benchmark performance of Radeon R9 390 X2. The combined score is measured on a 0-100 point scale.

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

Mining hashrates

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

Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 57 Mh/s  

NVIDIA equivalent

According to our data, the closest NVIDIA alternative to Radeon R9 390 X2 is GeForce GTX TITAN Z.


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