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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.

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
APIDirectX 12_0, Shader 5.0, OpenGL 4.6
Transistor Count2.2 Billion
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
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) +
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GFXBench 2.7 T-Rex HD Onscreen C24Z16 +
GFXBench T-Rex HD Offscreen 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 1920x1080
13.7 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
9.5 fps  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1280x720
22.2 fps
low 1280x720
74.3 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
26.5 fps  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
13.6 fps  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1920x1080
47.5 fps
low 1280x720
40  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
17  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1920x1080
23 fps
low 1280x720
30  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
15  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1920x1080
19 fps
low 1280x720
62.7 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
21.9 fps  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
18.3 fps  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset (DX12) 1920x1080
35.7 fps
New World

New World

2021
low 1280x720
26.1 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
10.7 fps  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
9.2 fps  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Video Quality 1920x1080
13.7 fps
Deathloop

Deathloop

2021
low 1280x720
17.1 fps  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1920x1080
12.8 fps
F1 2021

F1 2021

2021
low 1280x720
56.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
25.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
19.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
53 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
33 fps  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
29.1 fps  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1920x1080
36.3 fps
Days Gone

Days Gone

2021
low 1280x720
25.6 fps  fps    + Compare
med. 1920x1080
12.8 fps  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.
Additional Benchmarks
Low Preset 1920x1080
15.3 fps
low 1280x720
39.5 fps  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
19.2 fps  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720