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AMD Radeon 540X

AMD Radeon 540X

The Radeon 540X is a dedicated entry-level graphics card for laptops that was released in 2018. It uses 8 CUs (compute units = 512 shaders) and a 64 bit memory bus with usually 2 GB GDDR5 graphics memory. Compared to the similar named Radeon RX 540X, the non-RX model features a smaller memory bus and a greatly reduced pixel-fillrate (according to AMD). The architecture is based on the 4th gen of GCN (according to AMD) and GPU-Z identifies the chip with the codename "Lexa".

The gaming performance is positioned in the entry level and therefore only a few modern games are playable fluently. See our RX 540 page for game benchmarks.

ManufacturerAMD
ArchitectureGCN 4.0
Pipelines512 - unified
Core Speed1219 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed6000 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12_0, Shader 5.0
Transistor Count2200 Million
technology14 nm
FeaturesDirectX 12, Mantle, OpenGL, OpenCL 1.2, Vulkan
Date of Announcement12.08.2019
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttps://www.amd.com/en/products/graphics...

Benchmarks

3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Heaven 3.0 - OpenGL, Normal Tessellation, High Shaders 1920x1080
24.8 fps (11%)
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
41.3 fps (8%)
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit +
Ref. Match 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
- Range of benchmark values for this graphics card
- Average benchmark values for this graphics card
* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance

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 detailed information on the benchmark results, click on the fps number.

low 1280x720
37.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
13.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
11.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
41.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
20.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
15.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
med. 1920x1080
19  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
14.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.2  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
28.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
16.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
13.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
low 1280x720
38  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
21.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
17.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
GRID 2019

GRID 2019

2019
low 1280x720
57.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
24.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
FIFA 20

FIFA 20

2019
low 1280x720
113.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
68.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
61.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
48.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
42.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
26.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Control

Control

2019
low 1280x720
37.4  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
10.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
7.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
F1 2019

F1 2019

2019
low 1280x720
71  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
28  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
25  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
16  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
51.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
15  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
8.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
5.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Anno 1800

Anno 1800

2019
low 1280x720
46.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
15.9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
35  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
21  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
13  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.