AMD Radeon R9 M485X: specs and benchmarks

AMD Radeon R9 M485X

Summary

AMD started Radeon R9 M485X sales 14 May 2016. This is GCN 3 architecture notebook card based on 28 nm manufacturing process and primarily aimed at gamers. 8 GB MB of GDDR5 memory clocked at 5 GHz 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 MXM-B (3.0) interface. Power consumption is at 250 Watt.

It provides poor gaming and benchmark performance at 20.79 percent of a leader's which is NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti.

General info

Of Radeon R9 M485X's architecture, market type and release date.
Place in performance rating
 
Architecture
GCN 3
 
Code name
Amethyst
 
Type
Laptop
 
Release date
14 May 2016
 

Technical specs

Radeon R9 M485X'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 M485X's performance, but for precise assessment you have to consider its benchmark and gaming test results.
Pipelines
2048
 
Transistor count
5,000 million
 
Manufacturing process technology
28 nm
 
Power consumption (TDP)
250 Watt
 
of 900 (Tesla S2050)
Texture fill rate
92.54 GTexel / s
 
Floating-point performance
2,961 gflops
 
of 2918.4 (GRID K340)

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Information on Radeon R9 M485X'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
 
Interface
MXM-B (3.0)
 
Supplementary power connectors
None
 

Memory

Parameters of memory installed on Radeon R9 M485X: 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
8 GB MB
 
of 6084 (Quadro P3200)
Memory bus width
256 Bit
 
of 4096 (Radeon R9 Fury)
Memory clock speed
5000 MHz
 
Memory bandwidth
160.0 GB / s
 
of 960 (ATI Rage Fury)
Shared memory
-
 

Video outputs and ports

Types and number of video connectors present on Radeon R9 M485X.
Display Connectors
No outputs
 

Technologies

Technological solutions and APIs supported by Radeon R9 M485X. You'll probably need this information if you need some particular technology for your purposes.
Enduro
+
 

API support

APIs supported by Radeon R9 M485X, sometimes including their particular versions.
DirectX
DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0
 
OpenGL
4.6
 
Vulkan
+
 

Benchmark performance

Non-gaming benchmarks performance of Radeon R9 M485X. Note that overall benchmark performance is measured in points in 0-100 range.

Overall benchmark performance

20.79

Passmark

4842

Game benchmarks

Let's see how good Radeon R9 M485X 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 M485X from NVIDIA is GeForce GTX 860M SLI, which is faster by 10% and higher by 10 positions in our rating.

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