AMD Radeon R9 M295X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M295X

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M295X sales 23 November 2014. This is GCN 3.0 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 160.0 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 250 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 24.82 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA TITAN V.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M295X's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 3.0
 
Code name
Amethyst
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
23 November 2014
 

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M295X'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 M295X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Core clock speed
723 MHz
 
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
92.54 GTexel / s
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
2,961 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M295X'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
PCIe 3.0
 
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M295X: 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
160.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M295X. 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 M295X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
Not Listed
 
OpenGL
4.4
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
Mantle
+
 

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M295X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
24.99
 
 
3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
38132
 
3DMark Fire Strike Score
5941
 
3DMark Fire Strike Graphics
6591
 
3DMark 11 Performance GPU
8851
 
3DMark Vantage Performance
29972
 
Passmark
5150
 

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M295X. Usually measured in megahashes per second.
Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256)
392 Mh/s
 
 

Game benchmarks (in FPS)

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M295X 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
0.09
 
 
Games benchmarked by notebookcheck.net
The Witcher 3 (2015)
low / 768p
94
 
medium / 768p
63
 
high / 1080p
37
 
ultra / 1080p
17
 
4k / 2160p
14
 
Far Cry 4 (2014)
low / 768p
68
 
medium / 768p
70
 
high / 1080p
46
 
ultra / 1080p
39
 
Sims 4 (2014)
low / 768p
173
 
medium / 768p
94
 
high / 1080p
66
 
ultra / 1080p
60
 
Battlefield 4 (2013)
low / 768p
105
 
medium / 768p
93
 
high / 768p
89
 
ultra / 1080p
40
 
4k / 2160p
22
 
Crysis 3 (2013)
low / 768p
125
 
medium / 768p
85
 
high / 768p
60
 
ultra / 1080p
31
 
Tomb Raider (2013)
low / 768p
277
 
medium / 768p
173
 
high / 768p
111
 
ultra / 1080p
61
 

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M295X performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M295X from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 1050 Mobile, which is faster by 2% and higher by 2 positions in our rating.

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