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AMD Radeon R9 M390

AMD Radeon R9 M390

The AMD Radeon R9 M390 is a mobile graphics card from 2015 and positioned as a fast mid-range GPU. It should be based on the the old Pitcairn chip (e.g. in 2012 used in the desktop 7870 graphics card) and offers 1024 shader cores clocked at 958 MHz. Furthermore, 2 GB GDDR5 dedicated graphics memory are connected via a 256 Bit memory bus. The graphics card is used in the Apple iMac 27-inch late 2015 (mid range model).

The performance of the Radeon R9 M390 slightly above a Nvidia GeForce GTX 960M or 870M but still beyond a desktop Radeon R7 370. Therefore, demanding games of 2015 may only run in medium settings at up to full HD resolutions fluently. The native 5K resolution of the iMac or even the perfectly scaled 2560x1600 will be definitely too much.

ManufacturerAMD
Radeon R9 M300 Series
Radeon R9 M395X 2048 @ 909 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390X 2048 @ 723 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon R9 M395 1792 @ 834 MHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390 1024 @ 958 (Boost) MHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M385X 896 @ 1100 MHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M385128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M380 768 @ 1000 MHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M370X 640 @ 800 MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M365X 640 @ 900 - 925 (Boost) MHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M375 640 @ 1015 MHz128 Bit @ 2200 MHz
CodenamePitcairn
ArchitectureGCN
Pipelines1024 - unified
Core Speed *958 (Boost) MHz
Memory Speed *5460 MHz
Memory Bus Width256 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5
Max. Amount of Memory2048 MB
Shared Memoryno
DirectXDirectX 12 (FL 11_2), Shader 5.0
Transistors5000 Million
technology28 nm
FeaturesDirectX 12, OpenCL, DirectCompute 5.0
Notebook Sizelarge
Date of Announcement09.06.2015
* The specified clock rates are only guidelines for the manufacturer and can be altered by them.

Benchmarks

Cinebench R15
Ref. Match 64Bit +
OpenGL 64Bit +
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
0%
100%
min: 711     avg: 711 (13%)     median: 711 (13%)     max: 711 Samples/s
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
0%
100%
min: 1287     avg: 1287 (12%)     median: 1287 (12%)     max: 1287 Samples/s
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 +
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 +
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 +
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 +
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 +
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 +
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 +
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 +
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 +
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit +
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit +
- 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.

Star Wars Battlefront
low 1024x768
161  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
107  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
54  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
45.4  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
14.9  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Assassin's Creed Syndicate
low 1024x768
52  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
41.2  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
29.2  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings med..
Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
high 1920x1080
38.5  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
30.3  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
13.8  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3
low 1024x768
123  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
82  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
40.5  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
29.5  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
13.4  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings high.
Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
103  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
31.5  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
12  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
12  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings low.
FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
low 1280x720
233  fps    + Compare
high 1366x768
190  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
111  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
54  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
World of Warships
ultra 1920x1080
74  fps    + Compare
3840 x 2160
24.1  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Metal Gear Solid V
low 1024x768
60  fps    + Compare
med. 1366x768
60  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
60  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
39.6  fps    + Compare
3840x2160
21.6  fps    + Compare
» With all tested laptops playable in detail settings ultra.
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
111  fps    + Compare
high 1920x1080
57  fps    + Compare
ultra 1920x1080
48.8  fps    + Compare