AMD Radeon R9 M275: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon R9 M275
Radeon R9 M275
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  • Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
  • Core clock speed 925
  • Max video memory 4096 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 4500
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2014
Performance 4.11
Graphics card Technical data and tests
AMD Radeon R9 M275
AMD Radeon R9 M275 AMD Radeon R9 M275

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M275 sales 1 August 2014 at a recommended price of $799.99. This is GCN architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 64 GB/s.

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

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

4.11%

percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon RX 6900 XT.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M275's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating596
Value for money (0-100)0.17
ArchitectureGCN
GPU code nameVenus
Market segmentLaptop
Release date1 August 2014 (7 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP)$799.99
Price now$912 (1.1x MSRP)of 12456 (Quadro GV100)
Value for money (0-100)

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Technical specs

Radeon R9 M275'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 M275's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores640of 10752 (GA102)
Core clock speed925 MHzof 2233 (Playstation 5 GPU)
Boost clock speed925 MHzof 2903 (Radeon Pro W6600)
Number of transistors1,500 millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 5 (Apple M1 GPU)
Texture fill rate37.00of 779.2 (Radeon RX 6900 XTX)
Floating-point performance1,184 gflopsof 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M275's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For notebook video cards it's notebook size, connection slot and bus, if the video card is inserted into a slot instead of being soldered to the notebook motherboard.

Laptop sizelarge
InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M275: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount4 GBof 80 (A100 SXM4 80 GB)
Memory bus width128 Bitof 6144 (GRID A100A)
Memory clock speed4500 MHzof 19500 (GeForce RTX 3090)
Memory bandwidth64 GB/sof 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M275. 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 ConnectorsNo outputs

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M275, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectX12 (11_1)
Shader Model5.1
OpenGL4.6
OpenCL1.2
Vulkan1.2.131

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon R9 M275. 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 M275 4.11
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Ice Storm GPU
  • Passmark

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

R9 M275 11459
R9 M275 1603

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.

R9 M275 1885

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

R9 M275 3261

Ice Storm Graphics is an obsolete benchmark, part of 3DMark suite. Ice Storm was used to measure entry level laptops and Windows-based tablets performance. It utilizes DirectX 11 feature level 9 to display a battle between two space fleets near a frozen planet in 1280x720 resolution. Discontinued in January 2020, it is now superseded by 3DMark Night Raid.

R9 M275 145646

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.

R9 M275 1114

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M275. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 122 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M275 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.

Here are the average frames per second in a large set of popular games across different resolutions:

This video card matches 73% minimum and 62% recommended requirements of all games known to us.

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Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M275 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M275 from NVIDIA is GeForce 940M, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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