AMD Radeon R9 M385X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M385X

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M385X sales 5 May 2015. This is GCN 2.0 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at office use. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.5 GHz are supplied, and together with 128 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 76.8 GB/s.

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

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 2.90 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M385X's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 2.0
 
Code name
Strato
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
5 May 2015
 

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M385X'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 M385X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
896
 
Core clock speed
1100 MHz
 
Boost Clock
1100 MHz
 
Transistor count
2,080 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Texture fill rate
61.60
 
Floating-point performance
1,971 gflops
 

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M385X'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
PCIe 3.0 x16
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M385X: 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
128 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
1500 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
76.8 GB/s
 
of 1024 (Radeon VII)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M385X.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
Eyefinity
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M385X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
FreeSync
+
 
HD3D
+
 
PowerTune
+
 
DualGraphics
+
 
ZeroCore
+
 
Switchable graphics
+
 
DirectCompute 5.0
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M385X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
OpenGL
4.4
 
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
Mantle
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M385X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

2.90

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

22544

3DMark Fire Strike Score

2931

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

3405

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

5515

3DMark Vantage Performance

12453

Passmark

1759

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M385X 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.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M385X from NVIDIA is GeForce 9800M GTX SLI, which is faster by 3% and higher by 7 positions in our rating.

User rating

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