AMD Radeon R9 FURY X: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon R9 FURY X
Radeon R9 FURY X
  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 0
  • Max video memory 4096 MB
  • Memory type High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)
  • Memory clock speed 1050
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2015
Performance 34.04


AMD started Radeon R9 FURY X sales 24 June 2015 at a recommended price of $649. This is GCN 3.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of High Bandwidth Memory (HBM) memory clocked at 1.05 GHz are supplied, and together with 4096 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 512 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is dual-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Its manufacturer default version has a length of 191 mm. Two 8-pin power connectors are required, and power consumption is at 275 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at


of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon R9 FURY X's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating132
Value for money19.69
ArchitectureGCN 3.0 (2014−2017)
GPU code nameFiji
Market segmentDesktop
Release date24 June 2015 (7 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$649
Price now$512 (0.8x MSRP)of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Radeon R9 FURY X'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 FURY X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores4096of 18432 (AD102)
Compute units64
Boost clock speed1050 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors8,900 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)
Thermal design power (TDP)275 Wattof 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate268.8of 939.8 (H100 SXM5)
Floating-point performance8,602 gflopsof 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 FURY X'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).

Bus supportPCIe 3.0
InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
Length191 mm
Supplementary power connectors2x 8-pin
Bridgeless CrossFire1


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 FURY X: 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 typeHigh Bandwidth Memory (HBM)
High bandwidth memory (HBM)+
Maximum RAM amount4 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width4096 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed1050 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Memory bandwidth512 GB/sof 14400 (Radeon R7 M260)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 FURY X. 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 Connectors1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
Number of Eyefinity displays6
DisplayPort support+


Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 FURY X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

DDMA audio+

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 FURY X, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectXDirectX® 12
Shader Model6.3
OpenGL4.5of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon R9 FURY X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

R9 FURY X 34.04
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics


This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

R9 FURY X 10118

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

R9 FURY X 16710

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 FURY X. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 858 Mh/s  
Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto) 33.4 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 FURY X is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 FURY X performance compared to nearest competitors among desktop video cards.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 FURY X from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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Similar GPUs

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