AMD Radeon R9 M275: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M275

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M275 sales 28 January 2014 at a recommended price of $799.99 . This is GCN 1.0 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4 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 8.94 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M275's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Perfomance to price
3.78
 
Architecture
GCN 1.0
 
Code name
Venus
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
28 January 2014
 
Launch price (MSRP)
$799.99
 
of 14999 (Quadro Plex 7000)
Price
$699.99
 
of 4762.99 (Quadro P6000)

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M275'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 M275's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
640
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
900 MHz
 
Boost Clock
925 MHz
 
Transistor count
1,500 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Texture fill rate
37.00
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
1,184 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

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 size
large
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory specs

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 type
GDDR5
 
Maximum RAM amount
2 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
128 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
4000 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
64 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M275, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 11_1)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M275. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
8.78
 
 
3DMark Ice Storm GPU
145646.00
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
11459.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
1603.00
 
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
1885.00
 
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
3261.00
 
 
Passmark
1111
 
 

Mining hashrate

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M275. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
122 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M275 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS, while overall gaming performance is a number in 0-100 range, and the older the game, the less impact it has on the overall grade.
Overall gaming performance
0.03
 
 
Games can run, %
At minimum settings
97.74
At recommended settings
88.06
New games support
53
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
122.50
 
medium / 768p
62.90
 
high / 768p
44.10
 
ultra / 1080p
25.20
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M275 performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M275 from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 670M, which is nearly equal in speed and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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