AMD Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition sales 23 November 2014. This is GCN 3.0 architecture desktop card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5.45 GHz are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 174.3 GB/s.

Compatibility-wise, this is MXM Module card attached via MXM-B (3.0) interface. No additional power connector is required, and power consumption is at 250 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 24.35 percent of a leader's which is AMD Radeon R9 390 X2.

General info

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

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition'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 Mac Edition'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
850 MHz
 
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
of 12
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
108.8
 
of 512 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Floating-point performance
3,482 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition's compatibility with other computer components. Useful when choosing a future computer configuration or upgrading an existing one. For desktop video cards it's interface and bus (motherboard compatibility), additional power connectors (power supply compatibility).
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
Width
MXM Module
 

Memory specs

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition: 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
4 GB
 
of 32
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory clock speed
5448 MHz
 
of 11408 (TITAN Xp)
Memory bandwidth
174.3 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Video card benchmarks performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.
Overall benchmark performance
23.95
 
 

Mining hashrate

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

Relative perfomance

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

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 570, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 2 positions in our rating.

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