AMD Radeon R9 M390X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M390X

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M390X sales 5 May 2015. This is GCN 3 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at are supplied, and together with 256 Bit memory interface this creates a bandwidth of 160.0 GB / s.

Compatibility-wise, this is card attached via PCIe 3.0 x16 interface. Power consumption is at 75 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 20.39 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA Quadro RTX 6000.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M390X's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 3
 
Code name
Amethyst
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
5 May 2015
 

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M390X'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 M390X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
of 21100
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
75 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
92.54 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
2,961 gflops
 
of 16384 (Radeon Pro Duo)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M390X'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
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M390X: 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
 
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 8192 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Memory bandwidth
160.0 GB / s
 
of 1024 (Radeon Pro Duo)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M390X.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 
Eyefinity
+
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M390X. 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 M390X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX® 12
 
OpenGL
4.4
 
of 4.6
OpenCL
Not Listed
 
Vulkan
+
 
Mantle
+
 

Video card benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M390X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

20.39

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

9448

Passmark

4356

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M390X 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.
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
Fortnite

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Fortnite official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum HD Graphics 4000
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

2017
Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG)

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Playerunknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum GeForce GTX 960
recommended GeForce GTX 1060
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
Overwatch

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Overwatch official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum Radeon HD 4850
recommended Radeon HD 7950
GTA V

GTA V

2015
GTA V

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to GTA V official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum GeForce 9800 GT
recommended GeForce GTX 660
Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

2015
Rainbow Six Siege

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Rainbow Six Siege official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum GeForce GTX 460
recommended Radeon HD 7970
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

2014
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum GeForce 6800
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Dota 2

Dota 2

2013
Dota 2

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Dota 2 official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum GeForce 8600 GT
Counter-Strike: GO

Counter-Strike: GO

2012
Counter-Strike: GO

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Counter-Strike: GO official system requirements.

R9 M390X
recommended GeForce 6600
League of Legends

League of Legends

2009
League of Legends

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to League of Legends official system requirements.

R9 M390X
recommended GeForce 8800 GT
Minecraft

Minecraft

2009
Minecraft

Official system requirements

Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to Minecraft official system requirements.

R9 M390X
minimum Radeon HD 2400
recommended Radeon HD 5870

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M390X performance compared to its nearest competitors. All GPU types participate.

NVIDIA equivalent

We believe that the nearest equivalent to Radeon R9 M390X from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 680MX, which is nearly equal in speed and lower by 1 position in our rating.

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