AMD Radeon R9 M280X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M280X

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M280X sales 5 February 2015. This is GCN 2.0 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. of Not Listed memory clocked at are supplied, and together with memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 88 GB/s.

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

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 11.71 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M280X's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
Code name
Saturn
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
5 February 2015
 

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M280X'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 M280X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
896
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
900 MHz
 
Transistor count
2,080 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Texture fill rate
56.00
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
1,792 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M280X'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
 
Bus support
Not Listed
 
Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M280X: 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
Not Listed
 
Memory bandwidth
88 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M280X.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M280X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
HD3D
+
 
PowerTune
+
 
DualGraphics
+
 
ZeroCore
+
 
Switchable graphics
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M280X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 11
 
OpenGL
4.4
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
Mantle
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M280X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
11.49
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
23201
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
2974
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
3498
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
4698
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
9222
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M280X 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
0.35
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Far Cry 5 (2018)
low / 720p
32
 
medium / 1080p
12
 
Assassin´s Creed Origins (2017)
low / 720p
15
 
Mass Effect Andromeda (2017)
low / 720p
25
 
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) (2017)
low / 720p
31
 
Resident Evil 7 (2017)
medium / 1080p
55
 
high / 1080p
35
 
ultra / 1080p
23
 
Star Wars Battlefront 2 (2017)
low / 720p
22
 
Battlefield 1 (BF1) (2016)
low / 720p
38
 
medium / 768p
30
 
high / 1080p
25
 
ultra / 1080p
22
 
Deus Ex Mankind Divided (2016)
low / 720p
29
 
Doom (2016)
low / 720p
51
 
medium / 768p
51
 
high / 1080p
28
 
ultra / 1080p
25
 
Far Cry Primal (2016)
low / 720p
40
 
medium / 1080p
29
 
high / 1080p
26
 
ultra / 1080p
19
 
Mirror's Edge Catalyst (2016)
low / 720p
27
 
Overwatch (2016)
low / 720p
81
 
medium / 768p
78
 
high / 1080p
55
 
ultra / 1080p
28
 
4k / 2160p
16
 
Rise of the Tomb Raider (2016)
low / 768p
52
 
medium / 768p
38
 
high / 1080p
21
 
ultra / 1080p
17
 
The Division (2016)
low / 720p
17
 
Watch Dogs 2 (2016)
low / 720p
28
 
XCOM 2 (2016)
low / 720p
35
 
medium / 1080p
21
 
high / 1080p
15
 
Fallout 4 (2015)
low / 720p
39
 
medium / 768p
35
 
high / 1080p
21
 
ultra / 1080p
16
 
Just Cause 3 (2015)
low / 768p
22
 
high / 1080p
19
 
Rainbow Six Siege (2015)
low / 768p
59
 
high / 1080p
39
 
ultra / 1080p
32
 
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
40
 
medium / 768p
32
 
high / 1080p
16
 
ultra / 1080p
9
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
29
 
medium / 768p
21
 
high / 1080p
19
 
ultra / 1080p
16
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
58
 
medium / 768p
45
 
high / 1080p
43
 
ultra / 1080p
17
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
42
 
medium / 768p
33
 
high / 768p
29
 
ultra / 1080p
21
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
47
 
medium / 768p
36
 
high / 768p
27
 
ultra / 1080p
13
 
Dota 2 (2013)
low / 768p
63
 
medium / 768p
54
 
ultra / 1080p
39
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
136
 
medium / 768p
106
 
high / 768p
65
 
ultra / 1080p
16
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M280X performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M280X from NVIDIA is GeForce GT 650M SLI, which is slower by 2% and lower by 6 positions in our rating.

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