AMD Radeon R9 M380 vs AMD Radeon R9 M390 vs AMD Radeon R9 M395

AMD Radeon R9 M380

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The AMD Radeon R9 M380 is a dedicated mid-range graphics card for laptops. It is based on a 28nm GCN core with 12 compute units and a GDDR5 memory controller. Despite the similar name, the Radeon R7 M380 is a much slower as it features only 10 compute units and DDR3 memory.

Features

Features of the R9-M380 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 R9 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 M380 can directly support multiple monitors using Eyefinity Technology if Enduro is disabled.

Other features include ZeroCore to reduce the 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.

AMD Radeon R9 M390

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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.

AMD Radeon R9 M395

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The AMD Radeon R9 M395 is a high-end mobile graphics card that can be found in the 2015 iMac 5K 27-inch. It offers 1792 shader cores (28 compute cores) clocked at 834 MHz. The 2 GB GDDR5 dedicated graphics memory is connected with a 256 Bit bus at 1365 (= 5460 effective) MHz.

The performance should be between the older Radeon R9 M295X and the Desktop Radeon R7 370. Therefore, demanding Windows games like Fallout 4 or Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 should run in maximum details at 1920x1080 (with no headroom).

AMD Radeon R9 M380AMD Radeon R9 M390AMD Radeon R9 M395
ManufacturerAMDAMDAMD
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
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
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
CodenameStrato Pro GDDR5Pitcairn
ArchitectureGCNGCNGCN
768 - 1024 - 1792 -
Core1000 MHz958 (Boost) MHz834 MHz
Memory6000 MHz5460 MHz5460 MHz
Bus128 Bit256 Bit256 Bit
MemoryGDDR5GDDR5GDDR5
Max. Memory4096 MB2048 MB2048 MB
nonono
DirectXDirectX 11.1, 5.0DirectX 12 (FL 11_2), 5.0DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), 5.0
Transistors1500 Million5000 Million5000 Million
Technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
FeaturesDirectCompute 5.0, OpenCLDirectX 12, OpenCL, DirectCompute 5.0DirectX 12, OpenCL 1.2, OpenGL 4.3, Vulkan, Mantle
Size
Introduced16.06.2015 09.06.2015 09.06.2015

3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Score 1280x720
16305 Points (28%)
3DMark - Cloud Gate Standard Graphics 1280x720
38490 Points (21%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Score 1920x1080
5920 Points (22%)
3DMark - Fire Strike Graphics 1920x1080
6819 Points (17%)
3DMark - Ice Storm Standard Graphics 1280x720
203122 Points (27%)
3DMark 11 - Performance 1280x720
6838 points (22%)
8305 points (27%)
3DMark 11 - Performance GPU 1280x720
6819 points (13%)
8656 points (17%)
3DMark 06 Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
SPECviewperf 12
Solidworks (sw-03) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Siemens NX (snx-02) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Showcase (showcase-01) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Medical (medical-01) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Maya (maya-04) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Energy (energy-01) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Creo (creo-01) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Catia (catia-04) 1900x1060 + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Cinebench R10 Shading 32Bit + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Cinebench R15
OpenGL 64Bit + AMD Radeon R9 M390
Ref. Match 64Bit + AMD Radeon R9 M390
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Room GPUs-only
711 Samples/s (13%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - Sala GPUs-only
1287 Samples/s (12%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - Normal, Score 1024x600
4417 Points (16%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon R9 M390 → 100%

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon R9 M395 → 107%

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* Smaller numbers mean a higher performance
1 This benchmark is not used for the average calculation

low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
161  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
107  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
54  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
45.4  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
14.9  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
52  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
41.2  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
29.2  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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Fallout 4

Fallout 4

2015
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
38.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
30.3  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
13.8  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
123  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
82  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
40.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
29.5  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
13.4  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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Anno 2205

Anno 2205

2015
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
103  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
31.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
12  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
12  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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FIFA 16

FIFA 16

2015
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M390:
233  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
190  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
111  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
54  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
74  fps
4K 3840 x 2160
Radeon R9 M390:
24.1  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
60  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
60  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
60  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
39.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
21.6  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
111  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
57  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
48.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
17.6  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
82  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
31.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
17.8  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
11.5  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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GTA V

GTA V

2015
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
54.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
12.8  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
161  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
138  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
56  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
36.8  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
80.5  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
71.5  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
39.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
27.1  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
56  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M390:
154  fps
med. 1344x756
Radeon R9 M390:
92  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
53  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
39  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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Sims 4

Sims 4

2014
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
82  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
93  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
72  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
63  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
30.9 35 ~ 33 fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
84  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
52.5  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
24.7  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
19.8  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
168  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
121  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
91  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
37.6  fps
4K 3840x2160
Radeon R9 M390:
19.5  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M390:
100  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
91  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
67  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
33.8  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M390:
213  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
147  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
130  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
49.5  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
195  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
150  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
64  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M390:
62  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M390:
22.7  fps
Radeon R9 M390:
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