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AMD Radeon R9 M295X

AMD Radeon R9 M295X

The AMD Radeon R9 M295X is a mobile graphics card that first appeared in the 5K iMac Late 2014 as an upgrade to the Radeon R9 M290X in the base model. The M295X is based on the new Tonga chip and therfore used the third generation of the GCN architecture. The power consumption should be between 100 Watt (like the 780M) to 125 Watts (680MX).

Our gaming benchmarks in the 5K iMac position the M295X usually somewhere between a Geforce GTX 880M to 970M. For demanding games in 5K however, the performance is not enough.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon R9 M200 Series
Radeon R9 M290X Crossfire 2560 @ 850 - 900 (Boost) MHz2x 256 Bit @ 4800 MHz
Radeon R9 M295X 2048 @ 850 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5448 MHz
Radeon R9 M290X 1280 @ 850 - 900 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 4800 MHz
Radeon R9 M280X 896 @ 900 - 1000 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 5500 MHz
Radeon R9 M275 640 @ 925 MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M270 640 @ 725 MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M265X 640 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 4000 MHz
CodenameTonga
ArchitectureGCN 3
Pipelines2048 - unified
Core Speed *850 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed *5448 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0
Power Consumption125 Watt
Transistors5000 Million
technology28 nm
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement16.10.2014
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15
Ref. Match 64Bit +
OpenGL 64Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
T-Rex HD Offscreen C24Z16 1920x1080 +
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
0%
100%
min: 6414     avg: 6590.5 (16%)     median: 6590.5 (16%)     max: 6767 Points
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
0%
100%
min: 5727     avg: 5930.3 (25%)     median: 5941 (25%)     max: 6123 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 32639     avg: 38132 (23%)     median: 38132 (23%)     max: 43625 Points
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 17182     avg: 20238 (41%)     median: 21221 (43%)     max: 22311 Points
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
0%
100%
min: 91716     avg: 181720 (24%)     median: 181720 (24%)     max: 271724 Points
3DMark Vantage
P GPU no PhysX 1280x1024 +
P Result 1280x1024 +
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - high, Tesselation (normal), DirectX11 1280x1024
0%
100%
min: 125.9     avg: 125.9 (56%)     median: 125.9 (56%)     max: 125.9 fps
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
- 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.

The Witcher 3
low 1024x768
94.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
62.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
36.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
17.1  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
14  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Dirt Rally
low 1024x768
226.5  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
103.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
68.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
43  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Battlefield Hardline
low 1024x768
110.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
94.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
58.4  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
38.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
132.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
89.4  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
61  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
53.3  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Dragon Age: Inquisition
low 1024x768
53.5 142 ~ 98 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
48.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
37.3 51 ~ 44 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
30.7 35.2 ~ 33 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
67.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
70.4  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
45.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
38.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Assassin's Creed Unity
low 1024x768
35.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
32.7  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
26.6  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
15.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare
low 1024x768
105.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
72.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
48.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
31.9  fps    + Compare