AMD Radeon R9 390X

AMD Radeon R9 390X Benchmark

AMD Radeon R9 390X GPU benchmark, specs and release date - 8 GB AMD Radeon R9 Series Graphics card rating. How good is the Radeon R9 390X for gaming?

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Ranked 522nd out of 526 in the GPU Database. Tests performed at 1920 x 1080 resolution.

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AMD Radeon R9 390X
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Core Clock 1050 MHz
Boost Clock 1050 MHz
Memory Type GDDR5
Memory Size 8 GiB
Bus Width 512 bit
Memory Bandwidth 384 GB/s
TDP 275 W
Floating Point Performance 5.91 TFLOPS
Release Date 2015-06-18
Family Radeon R9 Series
PCIe Revision 3
DirectX Support 12
OpenGL Support 4.5
Pixel Rate 67 Gigapixels/s
Texture Rate 185 Gigatexels/s
Shading Units 2816
Texture Mapping Units 176
Render Output Processors 64

AMD Radeon R9 390X

The Radeon R9 390X is a GPU from AMD released in 2015. This chip has a bad gaming score at 0% in our GPU benchmark.

The Radeon R9 390X has 8 GiB of GDDR5 memory, with a total memory bandwidth of 375 GB/s. The memory bus has a width of 512 bits. More memory is beneficial when gaming at high resolutions as the memory needs to store the frame buffer and all the game textures. If you run out of memory, you will experience poor performance as the GPU needs to swap data in and out of the memory as it is used.

In terms of clock speed, the Radeon R9 390X GPU core runs at a frequency of 1050 MHz and if power and temperature permits, it can boost up to 1050 MHz. The core clock is directly related to the performance of a GPU, the higher the clock, the more processing can be done per second. A higher clock does not guarantee better performance by itself, this also depends on the number of shading units and other elements of the pipeline.

The performance specs of the Radeon R9 390X are a raw floating-point performance of 5.91 TFLOPS : this represents the number of floating point (decimal) operations completed per second. In addition, this AMD GPU has a pixel rate of 67 Gigapixels/s, the number of pixels the GPU is capable of outputting every second. Furthermore, it has a texture fill rate of 185 Gigatexels/s, the number of pixels the GPU can renderer per second.

As for rendering API support, the Radeon R9 390X supports up to DirectX 12. In addition, in cross-platform titles, OpenGL 4.5 features are supported. Newer APIs are usually more efficient, allowing for better performance in games and better graphical effects.

The raw technical specs of the Radeon R9 390X are: 2816 total shading units (general purpose parallel cores capable of processing different aspects of the graphics pipeline), 176 texture mapping units (specialised processors for texture operations, this determines the texture rate) and 64 render output processors or units (the final step in the rendering pipeline, responsible for rasterising the image)

Power and thermals for the AMD Radeon R9 390X are a TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 275 watts. This measures the amount of heat the GPU produces when running at 100%. This isn't a measure of power consumption, but it's a good estimate.

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