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 office use. 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 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 0.02 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

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
 
Core clock speed
850 MHz
 
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
108.8
 
Floating-point performance
3,482 gflops
 

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)
 

Memory

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 8192 (Radeon RX 480)
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
5448 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
174.3 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition. As a rule, this section is relevant only for desktop reference video cards, since for notebook ones the availability of certain video outputs depends on the laptop model.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
12 (12_0)
 
OpenGL
4.6
 

Benchmark 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

0.02

Mining hashrates

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

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in FPS. Comparisons with system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect real performance inaccurately.

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition performance compared to its nearest competitors.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M295X Mac Edition from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 780 Rev. 2, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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