AMD Radeon R9 M395: specs and benchmarks

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AMD Radeon R9 M395
Radeon R9 M395
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  • Core clock speed 834
  • Max video memory 4096 MB
  • Memory type GDDR5
  • Memory clock speed 1250
  • Maximum resolution
Year of release 2015
Performance 16.78

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M395 sales 9 June 2015. This is GCN architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 4 GB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 1.25 GHz are supplied.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at

16.78%

of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3090 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M395's architecture, market segment and release date.

Place in performance rating273
Value for money2.16
ArchitectureGCN (2011−2017)
Market segmentLaptop
Release date9 June 2015 (7 years ago)
Price now$1288 of 49999 (A100 SXM4)
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Technical specs

Radeon R9 M395's general performance parameters such as number of shaders, GPU base clock, manufacturing process, texturing and calculation speed. These parameters indirectly speak of Radeon R9 M395's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.

Pipelines / CUDA cores1792of 18432 (AD102)
Core clock speed834 MHzof 2610 (Radeon RX 6500 XT)
Number of transistors5000 Millionof 14400 (GeForce GTX 1080 SLI Mobile)
Manufacturing process technology28 nmof 4 (H100 PCIe)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M395'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 sizelarge
Bus supportPCIe 3.0

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M395: 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 typeGDDR5
Maximum RAM amount4 GBof 128 (Radeon Instinct MI250X)
Memory bus width256 Bitof 19000 (GeForce RTX 3080 12 GB)
Memory clock speed1250 MHzof 21000 (GeForce RTX 3090 Ti)
Shared memory-

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M395. 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.

Eyefinity1

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M395. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.

AppAcceleration-
Enduro-
FreeSync1
HD3D+
PowerTune+
DualGraphics1
TrueAudio+
ZeroCore+
Switchable graphics1

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M395, sometimes including their particular versions.

DirectXDirectX® 12
OpenGL4.4of 4.6 (GeForce GTX 1080 Mobile)
OpenCLNot Listed
Vulkan+
Mantle+

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmark performance of Radeon R9 M395. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.


Overall score

This is our combined benchmark performance rating. We are regularly improving our combining algorithms, but if you find some perceived inconsistencies, feel free to speak up in comments section, we usually fix problems quickly.

R9 M395 16.78
  • Passmark
  • 3DMark 11 Performance GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Score
  • 3DMark Cloud Gate GPU
  • 3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Passmark

This is probably the most ubiquitous benchmark, part of Passmark PerformanceTest suite. It gives the graphics card a thorough evaluation under various load, providing four separate benchmarks for Direct3D versions 9, 10, 11 and 12 (the last being done in 4K resolution if possible), and few more tests engaging DirectCompute capabilities.

Benchmark coverage: 25%

R9 M395 4991

3DMark 11 Performance GPU

3DMark 11 is an obsolete DirectX 11 benchmark by Futuremark. It used four tests based on two scenes, one being few submarines exploring the submerged wreck of a sunken ship, the other is an abandoned temple deep in the jungle. All the tests are heavy with volumetric lighting and tessellation, and despite being done in 1280x720 resolution, are relatively taxing. Discontinued in January 2020, 3DMark 11 is now superseded by Time Spy.

Benchmark coverage: 16%

R9 M395 8656

3DMark Fire Strike Score

Benchmark coverage: 13%

R9 M395 5920

3DMark Cloud Gate GPU

Cloud Gate is an outdated DirectX 11 feature level 10 benchmark that was used for home PCs and basic notebooks. It displays a few scenes of some weird space teleportation device launching spaceships into unknown, using fixed resolution of 1280x720. Just like Ice Storm benchmark, it has been discontinued in January 2020 and replaced by 3DMark Night Raid.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

R9 M395 38490

3DMark Fire Strike Graphics

Fire Strike is a DirectX 11 benchmark for gaming PCs. It features two separate tests displaying a fight between a humanoid and a fiery creature seemingly made of lava. Using 1920x1080 resolution, Fire Strike shows off some realistic enough graphics and is quite taxing on hardware.

Benchmark coverage: 13%

R9 M395 6819

Mining hashrates

Cryptocurrency mining performance of Radeon R9 M395. Usually measured in megahashes per second.

Bitcoin / BTC (SHA256) 336 Mh/s  

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M395 is for gaming. Particular gaming benchmark results are measured in frames per second. Comparisons with game system requirements are included, but remember that sometimes official requirements may reflect reality inaccurately.

Full HD
Low Preset

Cyberpunk 2077 16−18

Full HD
Medium Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 16−18
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 16−18
Battlefield 5 16−18
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 16−18
Cyberpunk 2077 16−18
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 16−18
Forza Horizon 4 16−18
Hitman 3 16−18
Horizon Zero Dawn 16−18
Red Dead Redemption 2 16−18
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 16−18
Watch Dogs: Legion 16−18

Full HD
High Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 16−18
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 16−18
Battlefield 5 16−18
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 16−18
Cyberpunk 2077 16−18
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 16−18
Forza Horizon 4 16−18
Hitman 3 16−18
Horizon Zero Dawn 16−18
Metro Exodus 16−18
Red Dead Redemption 2 16−18
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 16−18
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 16−18
Watch Dogs: Legion 16−18

Full HD
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 16−18
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 16−18
Battlefield 5 16−18
Cyberpunk 2077 16−18
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 16−18
Forza Horizon 4 16−18
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 16−18
Watch Dogs: Legion 16−18

1440p
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 16−18
Hitman 3 16−18
Horizon Zero Dawn 16−18
Metro Exodus 16−18
Red Dead Redemption 2 16−18
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 16−18
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 16−18

1440p
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 16−18
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 16−18
Battlefield 5 16−18
Cyberpunk 2077 16−18
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 16−18
Forza Horizon 4 16−18
Watch Dogs: Legion 16−18

4K
High Preset

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 16−18
Hitman 3 16−18
Horizon Zero Dawn 16−18
Metro Exodus 16−18
Red Dead Redemption 2 16−18
Shadow of the Tomb Raider 16−18
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt 16−18

4K
Ultra Preset

Assassin's Creed Odyssey 16−18
Assassin's Creed Valhalla 16−18
Battlefield 5 16−18
Cyberpunk 2077 16−18
Far Cry 5 16−18
Far Cry New Dawn 16−18
Forza Horizon 4 16−18
Watch Dogs: Legion 16−18

Relative perfomance

Overall Radeon R9 M395 performance compared to nearest competitors among notebook video cards.


NVIDIA equivalent

The nearest Radeon R9 M395's NVIDIA equivalent is GeForce GTX 860M SLI, which is faster by 1% and higher by 1 position in our rating.

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Similar GPUs

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