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AMD Radeon R9 M375

AMD Radeon R9 M375

The AMD Radeon R9 M375 is a dedicated higher mid-range graphics card for laptops. It is still unclear if the M375 is based on a new chip (Tonga derivative with full DirectX 12 and Vulkan support) or the old Cape Verde chip from 2012. The core is clocked at relatively high 1015 MHz, however, the bottleneck may be the use of slow DDR3 graphics memory (128-bit).

Performance

If slow DDR3 graphics memory is used, the performance should be somewhere close to a Radeon R9 M270 (see for gaming benchmarks). Therefore, demanding games are running in low to medium details.

The 640 shaders can be used with OpenCL 1.2 for general-purpose calculations (as 10 compute units).

Features

Features of the R9-M375 include video decoding for MPEG-4 AVC/H.264, VC-1, MPEG-2, and Flash directly by the AMD GPU. Multi-View Codec (MVC) and MPEG-4 part 2 (DivX, xVid) HD videos are compatible as well.

The R9 series also supports automatic graphics switching between the integrated GPU and discrete GPU. Called Enduro, the technology supersedes AMD's Dynamic Switchable Graphics and is similar to Nvidia's Optimus. Furthermore, the M375 can directly support multiple monitors using Eyefinity Technology if Enduro is disabled.

Other features include ZeroCore to reduce the power consumption when the display is turned off and Power Gating to power down areas of the chip that are not used. 

The integrated HD audio processor is able to transmit HD Audio (TrueHD or DTS Master Audio) over HDMI and DisplayPort (e.g., for Blu-Ray videos). Additionally, it allows audio output simultaneously and in parallel to multiple devices with the new Discrete Digital Multipoint Audio (DDMA) feature.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon R9 M300 Series
Radeon R9 M395X 2048 @ 909 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390X 2048 @ 723 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon R9 M395 1792 @ 834 MHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390 1024 @ 958 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M385X 896 @ 1100 MHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M385128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M380 768 @ 1000 MHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M370X 640 @ 800 MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M365X 640 @ 900 - 925 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M375 640 @ 1015 MHz128 Bit @ 2200 MHz
ArchitectureGCN
Pipelines640 - unified
Core Speed *1015 MHz
Memory Speed *2200 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 11_1)
technology28 nm
FeaturesDirectX 12 (FL 11_1), Mantle, OpenGL 4.3, OpenCL 1.2, Vulkan?, PowerTune, Enduro, App Acceleration
Notebook Sizemedium sized
Date of Announcement07.05.2015
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.amd.com/en-us/products/graphi...
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

GFXBench 3.0 - Manhattan Offscreen OGL off screen
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min: 42.3     avg: 42.3 (8%)     median: 42.3 (8%)     max: 42.3 fps
Cinebench R15
Ref. Match 64Bit +
OpenGL 64Bit +
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
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100%
min: 1514     avg: 1514 (6%)     median: 1514 (6%)     max: 1514 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
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min: 3314     avg: 3314 (7%)     median: 3314 (7%)     max: 3314 points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
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100%
min: 3269     avg: 3269 (11%)     median: 3269 (11%)     max: 3269 points
3DMark Vantage
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
P Result 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card

Game Benchmarks

The following benchmarks stem from our benchmarks of review laptops. The performance depends on the used graphics memory, clock rate, processor, system settings, drivers, and operating systems. So the results don't have to be representative for all laptops with this GPU. For detailled information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
36.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
18.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Batman: Arkham Knight
low 1280x720
27  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
22  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
The Witcher 3
low 1024x768
9.8  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Dirt Rally
med. 1366x768
40.8 (!)  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
24.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Battlefield Hardline
low 1024x768
59.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
43.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
17.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
41.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
31.1  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
16.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
low 1024x768
36.3 (!)  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
34.7 (!)  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
21.4 (!)  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
40.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
31.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
15.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
low 1024x768
55  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
34.4  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
17.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Civilization: Beyond Earth
low 1024x768
48  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
32  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
21.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Alien: Isolation
low 1024x768
53.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
38.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
21.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor
low 1280x720
36  fps    + Compare
med. 1344x756
25.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
15.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
high 1366x768
66.3  fps    + Compare