AMD Radeon R9 M380 vs AMD Radeon R9 M395X vs AMD Radeon R9 M375

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 M395X

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The AMD Radeon R9 M395X is a mobile high-end graphics card based on the Tonga chip (3rd generation of GCN). It uses all of the 2048 shader cores (32 compute units) as the previous generation R9 M295X but features a slightly higher core clock (+60 MHz). Therefore, the performance should be on a level with the R9 M295X (see for benchmarks).

AMD Radeon R9 M375

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The AMD Radeon R9 M375 is a dedicated higher mid-range graphics card for laptops. It is still unclear if the M375 is based on a new chip (Tonga derivative with full DirectX 12 and Vulkan support) or the old Cape Verde chip from 2012. The core is clocked at relatively high 1015 MHz, however, the bottleneck may be the use of slow DDR3 graphics memory (128-bit).

Performance

If slow DDR3 graphics memory is used, the performance should be somewhere close to a Radeon R9 M270 (see for gaming benchmarks). Therefore, demanding games are running in low to medium details.

The 640 shaders can be used with OpenCL 1.2 for general-purpose calculations (as 10 compute units).

Features

Features of the R9-M375 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 M375 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 M380AMD Radeon R9 M395XAMD Radeon R9 M375
ManufacturerAMDAMDAMD
Radeon R9 M300 Series
Radeon R9 M395X 2048 @ 0.91 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390X 2048 @ 0.72 GHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon R9 M395 1792 @ 0.83 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390 1024 @ 0.96 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M385X 896 @ 1.1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M385128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M380 768 @ 1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M370X 640 @ 0.8 GHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M365X 640 @ 0.9 - 0.93 GHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M375 640 @ 1.02 GHz128 Bit @ 2200 MHz
Radeon R9 M395X 2048 @ 0.91 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390X 2048 @ 0.72 GHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon R9 M395 1792 @ 0.83 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390 1024 @ 0.96 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M385X 896 @ 1.1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M385128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M380 768 @ 1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M370X 640 @ 0.8 GHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M365X 640 @ 0.9 - 0.93 GHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M375 640 @ 1.02 GHz128 Bit @ 2200 MHz
Radeon R9 M395X 2048 @ 0.91 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390X 2048 @ 0.72 GHz256 Bit @ 5000 MHz
Radeon R9 M395 1792 @ 0.83 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M390 1024 @ 0.96 GHz256 Bit @ 5460 MHz
Radeon R9 M385X 896 @ 1.1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M385128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M380 768 @ 1 GHz128 Bit @ 6000 MHz
Radeon R9 M370X 640 @ 0.8 GHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M365X 640 @ 0.9 - 0.93 GHz128 Bit @ 4500 MHz
Radeon R9 M375 640 @ 1.02 GHz128 Bit @ 2200 MHz
CodenameStrato Pro GDDR5Amethyst XT
ArchitectureGCNGCN 3GCN
Pipelines768 - unified2048 - unified640 - unified
Core Speed1000 MHz909 (Boost) MHz1015 MHz
Memory Speed6000 MHz5460 MHz2200 MHz
Memory Bus Width128 Bit256 Bit128 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5GDDR5DDR3
Max. Amount of Memory4096 MB4096 MB
Shared Memorynonono
DirectXDirectX 11.1, Shader 5.0DirectX 12 (FL 12_0), Shader 5.0DirectX 12 (FL 11_1)
Transistors1500 Million5000 Million
technology28 nm28 nm28 nm
FeaturesDirectCompute 5.0, OpenCLDirectX 12 (FL 11_1), Mantle, OpenGL 4.3, OpenCL 1.2, Vulkan?, PowerTune, Enduro, App Acceleration
Notebook Sizemedium sizedlargemedium sized
Date of Announcement16.06.2015 16.10.2014 07.05.2015
Link to Manufacturer Pagehttp://www.amd.com/en-us/products/graphi...

Benchmarks

3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Score
5932 Points (8%)
3DMark - 3DMark Cloud Gate Graphics
8466 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Score
7042 Points (18%)
1514 Points (4%)
3DMark - 3DMark Fire Strike Standard Graphics
7921 Points (16%)
1667 Points (3%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance Score
3269 Points (8%)
3DMark 11 - 3DM11 Performance GPU
3314 Points (6%)
3DMark Vantage
3DM Vant. Perf. total + AMD Radeon R9 M375
3DM Vant. Perf. GPU no PhysX + AMD Radeon R9 M375
3DMark 06 3DMark 06 - Standard 1280x1024 + AMD Radeon R9 M375
Unigine Heaven 2.1 - Heaven 2.1 high
27.9 fps (5%)
Cinebench R10 Cinebench R10 Shading (32bit) + AMD Radeon R9 M375
Cinebench R11.5 Cinebench R11.5 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon R9 M375
Cinebench R15
Cinebench R15 OpenGL 64 Bit + AMD Radeon R9 M375
Cinebench R15 OpenGL Ref. Match 64 Bit + AMD Radeon R9 M375
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan Offscreen
42.3 fps (5%)
GFXBench 3.0 - GFXBench 3.0 Manhattan
34.4 fps (9%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Room GPU
468 Samples/s (5%)
LuxMark v2.0 64Bit - LuxMark v2.0 Sala GPU
931 Samples/s (3%)
ComputeMark v2.1 - ComputeMark v2.1 Result
657 (1%)

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon R9 M395X → NAN% n=

Average Benchmarks AMD Radeon R9 M375 → NAN% n=

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

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.

F1 2018

F1 2018

2018
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
30  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
20  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
16  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
12  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
40.3  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
16.5  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
14.9  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
13.8  fps
Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

2018
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
30  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
15  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
13  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
12  fps
Fortnite

Fortnite

2018
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
45.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
22.1  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
15.5  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
24  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
13  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
12  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
10  fps
Destiny 2

Destiny 2

2017
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
36.4  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
20.2  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
18  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
16.3  fps
FIFA 18

FIFA 18

2017
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
108.5  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
79.7  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
61.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
58.2  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
39  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
16.7  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
15.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
13.3  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
62  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
58.4  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
54.8  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
34.4  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
95.6  fps
med. 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
40  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
25.1  fps
Overwatch

Overwatch

2016
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
76.8  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
65.4  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
29.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
14.3  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
47.6  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
28.8  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
12.4  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
9.4  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
89.4  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
58.5  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
31.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
26.2  fps
low 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
89.8  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
65.4  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
34.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
23.7  fps
Mad Max

Mad Max

2015
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
36.3  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
18.6  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
59.5  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
48.8  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
33.1  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
30  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
27  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
22  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
9.8  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
40.8 (!)  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
24.8  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
59.3  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
43.5  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
17.7  fps
Evolve

Evolve

2015
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
41.1  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
31.1  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
16.7  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
36.3 (!)  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
34.7 (!)  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
21.4 (!)  fps
Far Cry 4

Far Cry 4

2014
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
40.8  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
31.6  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
15.8  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
28.5  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
55  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
34.4  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
17.4  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
48  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
32  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
21.6  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
53.4  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
38.7  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
21.6  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
36  fps
med. 1344x756
Radeon R9 M375:
25.5  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
15.5  fps
Fifa 15

Fifa 15

2014
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
66.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
32.7  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
91 (!)  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
47.4 (!)  fps
high 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
30.1 (!)  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
20.6 (!)  fps
Thief

Thief

2014
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
27  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
22.7  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
19.4  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
43.8  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
30.6  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
11.9  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
42  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
34.8  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
22.3  fps
low 1280x720
Radeon R9 M375:
89.2  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
52.9  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
44  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
16.3  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
50  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
36.2  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
17.8  fps
Crysis 3

Crysis 3

2013
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
37.9  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
23.2  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
108.9  fps
med. 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
74.5  fps
high 1366x768
Radeon R9 M375:
58.3  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
37.9  fps
low 1024x768
Radeon R9 M375:
213.3  fps
med. 1360x768
Radeon R9 M375:
76.7  fps
high 1360x768
Radeon R9 M375:
46.5  fps
ultra 1920x1080
Radeon R9 M375:
26.2  fps

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