AMD Radeon R9 Fury: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 Fury

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 Fury sales 10 July 2015 at a recommended price of $549. 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 500 GHz are supplied, and together with 4096 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 512 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is 2-slot card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. ​2x 8-pin power connector is required, and power consumption is at 275 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 42.98 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of Radeon R9 Fury's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Value for money (0-100)
33.90
 
Architecture
GCN 3.0
 
Code name
Fiji
 
Type
Desktop
 
Release date
10 July 2015
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$549
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price now
$399.99
 
of 6300 (Quadro RTX 6000)

Technical specs

Radeon R9 Fury'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 Fury's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
3584
 
Compute units
56
 
Boost Clock
1000 MHz
 
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
8,900 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
275 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
224.0 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
7,168 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 Fury'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 support
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 
Supplementary power connectors
​2x 8-pin
 
Bridgeless CrossFire
+
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 Fury: 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
High Bandwidth Memory (HBM)
 
High bandwidth memory (HBM)
+
 
Maximum RAM amount
4 GB
 
Memory bus width
4096 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
500 MHz
 
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
512 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 Fury.
Display Connectors
1x HDMI, 3x DisplayPort
 
Eyefinity
+
 
Number of Eyefinity displays
6
 
HDMI
+
 
DisplayPort support
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 Fury. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
AppAcceleration
+
 
CrossFire
+
 
FRTC
+
 
FreeSync
+
 
HD3D
+
 
LiquidVR
+
 
PowerTune
+
 
TressFX
+
 
TrueAudio
+
 
UVD
+
 
VCE
+
 
DDMA audio
+
 
Eyefinity
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 Fury, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
OpenGL
4.5
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
2.0
 
Vulkan
+
 
Mantle
+
 

Benchmark performance

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

Overall benchmark performance

42.98

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

80439

3DMark Fire Strike Score

23381

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

14580

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

17543

3DMark Vantage Performance

42039

Unigine Heaven 4.0

1691

Passmark

9184

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics Score

15670

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 Fury. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
800 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 Fury is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

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

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 Fury from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1060, which is slower by 1% and lower by 3 positions in our rating.

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