GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 M290X vs Pro 555 among all GPUs

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Cloud Gate Factor, Sky Diver Factor and 1 more

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 32 more

Noise and Power

TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.3

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon R9 M290X 

GPUBoss recommends the AMD Radeon R9 M290X  based on its benchmarks and compute performance.

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Front view of Radeon R9 M290X

Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 M290X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 M290X

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Better PassMark score 4,284 vs 3,124 More than 35% better PassMark score
More memory 4,096 MB vs 2,048 MB 2x more memory
Higher memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s vs 81.6 GB/s Around 90% higher memory bandwidth
Better floating-point performance 2,304 GFLOPS vs 1,305.6 GFLOPS More than 75% better floating-point performance
Significantly better video composition score 84.45 frames/s vs 26.39 frames/s Around 3.2x better video composition score
Higher pixel rate 28.8 GPixel/s vs 13.6 GPixel/s More than 2x higher pixel rate
More render output processors 32 vs 16 Twice as many render output processors
Higher texture rate 72 GTexel/s vs 40.8 GTexel/s More than 75% higher texture rate
More shading units 1,280 vs 768 512 more shading units
More texture mapping units 80 vs 48 32 more texture mapping units
Better PassMark direct compute score 2,527 vs 1,411 Around 80% better PassMark direct compute score
More compute units 20 vs 12 8 more compute units
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AMD Radeon Pro 555

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Slightly higher effective memory clock speed 5,100 MHz vs 4,800 MHz More than 5% higher effective memory clock speed
Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,275 MHz vs 1,200 MHz More than 5% higher memory clock speed

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 M290X vs Pro 555

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
258.05 mHash/s
Radeon Pro 555
162.71 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
54.52 mPixels/s
Radeon Pro 555
31.3 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
1,134.46 frames/s
Radeon Pro 555
572.79 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
350.88 mInteraction/s
Radeon Pro 555
271 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
-1 frames/s
Radeon Pro 555
2.83 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
84.45 frames/s
Radeon Pro 555
26.39 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
3,324.52
Radeon Pro 555
3,340.63

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
2,047.22
Radeon Pro 555
1,811.89

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