AMD Radeon R7 M360

AMD Radeon R7 M360

The AMD Radeon R7 M360 is a dedicated lower-mid-range graphics card for laptops that was announced in mid 2015. It is based on a new derivative of the Tonga chip and therefore supports DirectX 12, Vulkan and FreeSync. The core is clocked at relatively high 1015 MHz, however, the bottleneck may be the use of slow 64-bit DDR3 graphics memory.


The performance of the R7-M360 is slightly above the slower clocked Radeon R7 M260 (64-bit model) and silimar to a GeForce 920M. Therefore, very demanding modern games like Dragon Age: Inquisition or Evolve are only playable at the lowest graphics settings.

The 384 shaders can be used with OpenCL 1.2 for general-purpose calculations (as 10 compute units).


Features of the R7-M360 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 R7 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 the Eyefinity Technology if Enduro is disabled.

Other features include ZeroCore for a reduced 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.

Radeon R7 M300 Series
Radeon R7 M380 (compare) 640 @ 915 MHz128 Bit @ 2000 MHz
Radeon R7 M370 (compare) 384 @ 875 MHz128 Bit @ 3600 MHz
Radeon R7 M360 384 @ 1125 MHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
Radeon R7 M340 (compare) 320 @ 1021 MHz64 Bit @ 2000 MHz
ArchitectureGCN 2.0
Pipelines384 - unified
Core Speed1125 MHz
Memory Speed2000 MHz
Memory Bus Width64 Bit
Memory TypeDDR3
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12
technology28 nm
FeaturesDirectX 12, Mantle, OpenGL 4.3, OpenCL 1.2, Vulkan
Date of Announcement06.05.2015
Link to Manufacturer Page


3DMark - Ice Storm Unlimited Graphics Score 1280x720 offscreen
min: 72946     avg: 82837     median: 82837 (16%)     max: 92728 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Extreme Graphics 1920x1080
min: 41105     avg: 42270.5     median: 42270 (6%)     max: 43436 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
min: 4097     avg: 4595.6     median: 4583 (7%)     max: 5001 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 5117     avg: 5607.2     median: 5746 (3%)     max: 5983 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
min: 1003     avg: 1019.6     median: 1024 (4%)     max: 1031 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
min: 1109     avg: 1139.6     median: 1146 (3%)     max: 1163 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
min: 29601     avg: 45169     median: 52264 (7%)     max: 60310 Points
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
min: 1720     avg: 2088     median: 2156 (6%)     max: 2301 points
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
min: 1721     avg: 2013.8     median: 2029 (4%)     max: 2222 points
3DMark Vantage
P Result 1280x1024 +
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
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
41.8  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
31.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
11.5  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
low 1280x720
71.6  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
58.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
22.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
9.7  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..


low 1280x720
90.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
71.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
37.1  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
34.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
low 1280x720
18.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
14.9  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
7.9  fps    + Compare
» The benchmarks indicate that the game is not playable in the tested settings.