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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 compare 2560 @ 850 - 900 MHz2x 256 Bit @ 4800 MHz
Radeon R9 M295X 2048 @ 850 MHz256 Bit @ 5448 MHz
Radeon R9 M290X compare 1280 @ 850 - 900 MHz256 Bit @ 4800 MHz
Radeon R9 M280X compare 896 @ 900 - 1000 MHz128 Bit @ 5500 MHz
Radeon R9 M275 compare 640 @ 925 MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M270 compare 640 @ 725 MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M265X compare 640 @ 625 MHz128 Bit @ 4000 MHz
CodenameTonga
ArchitectureGCN 3
Pipelines2048 - unified
Core Speed850 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed5448 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0
Transistor Count5000 Million
technology28 nm
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement16.10.2014

Benchmarks

Performance Rating - 3DMark 11 + Fire Strike + Time Spy
23.8 pt (27%)
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total +
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX +
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 +
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit +
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit +
GFXBench (DX / GLBenchmark) 2.7
GLBench 2.7 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 1024x768
94.3  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
62.5  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
36.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
17.1  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
14  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
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.
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.
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.
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.
low 1024x768
105.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
72.6  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
48.9  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
31.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
F1 2014

F1 2014

2014
low 1024x768
119  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
100  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
86  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
70  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1024x768
100.7  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
69.2  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
41.7  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
37.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1024x768
102.3 161.4 ~ 132 fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
89.3  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
59 81.2 ~ 70 fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
50.4 67 ~ 59 fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
low 1280x720
131.9  fps    + Compare
med. 1344x756
94.8  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
58  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
44.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
low 1280x720
199  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
188.3  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
104.2  fps    + Compare
4K 3840x2160
57.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
low 1024x768
173.1  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
93.8  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
66  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
60.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.