AMD Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire

Summary

This is GCN architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 2x 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 4.8 GHz are supplied.

Power consumption is at 200 Watt.

It provides good gaming and benchmark performance at 35.31 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN
 
Code name
Neptune CF
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
n/d
 

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire'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 M290X Crossfire's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2560
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
850 MHz
 
Boost Clock
900 MHz
 
Transistor count
2x 2800 Million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
200 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire'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
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire: 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
2x 4 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
2x 256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
4800 MHz
 
of 14000
Shared memory
-
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (FL 11_1)
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
35.47
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
71977
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
8176
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
10551
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
14147
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
32792
 
Unigine Heaven 3.0
122
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire 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 benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
152
 
medium / 768p
132
 
high / 768p
121
 
ultra / 1080p
77
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
121
 
medium / 768p
108
 
high / 768p
87
 
ultra / 1080p
38
 
Dota 2 (2013)
low / 768p
119
 
medium / 768p
117
 
ultra / 1080p
110
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
379
 
medium / 768p
353
 
high / 768p
296
 
ultra / 1080p
127
 
X-Plane 10.25 (2013)
low / 768p
71
 
medium / 768p
43
 
high / 768p
22
 
ultra / 1080p
17
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 780M SLI, which is slower by 1% and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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