AMD Radeon R9 M270X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M270X


AMD started Radeon R9 M270X sales 21 March 2014. This is GCN 1.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.13 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 72 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 6.63 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M270X's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
GCN 1.0
Code name
Release date
21 March 2014

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M270X'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 M270X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Compute units
Core clock speed
725 MHz
of 1620 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Boost Clock
775 MHz
of 1815 (Quadro RTX 5000)
Transistor count
1,500 million
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
Texture fill rate
48 GTexel / s
Floating-point performance
1,536 gflops
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M270X'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 x16
PCIe 3.0 x16


Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M270X: 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
4 GB
Memory bus width
128 Bit
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
1125 MHz
of 14000
Memory bandwidth
72 GB / s
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M270X.
Display Connectors
No outputs


Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M270X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Switchable graphics

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M270X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX® 11
of 4.6
Not Listed

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M270X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance




Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M270X 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 M270X performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M270X from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 545, which is slower by 9% and lower by 14 positions in our rating.

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