GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 M295X vs R9 290 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

7.2

Overall Score

Winner
AMD Radeon R9 M295X 

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Differences What are the advantages of each

Front view of Radeon R9 M295X

Reasons to consider the
AMD Radeon R9 M295X

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Slightly higher memory clock speed 1,250 MHz vs 1,125 MHz More than 10% higher memory clock speed
Lower TDP 250W vs 300W More than 15% lower TDP
Front view of Radeon R9 290

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AMD Radeon R9 290

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Significantly higher memory bandwidth 320 GB/s vs 160 GB/s 2x higher memory bandwidth
Higher clock speed 947 MHz vs 723 MHz More than 30% higher clock speed
Higher pixel rate 60.6 GPixel/s vs 23.14 GPixel/s More than 2.5x higher pixel rate
Better floating-point performance 4,800 GFLOPS vs 2,961.4 GFLOPS More than 60% better floating-point performance
Significantly more render output processors 64 vs 32 Twice as many render output processors
Higher texture rate 152 GTexel/s vs 92.5 GTexel/s Around 65% higher texture rate
Better bitcoin mining score 548.74 mHash/s vs 391.88 mHash/s More than 40% better bitcoin mining score
More shading units 2,560 vs 2,048 512 more shading units
More texture mapping units 160 vs 128 32 more texture mapping units
Higher crysis 3 framerate 51 vs 30.9 More than 65% higher crysis 3 framerate
More compute units 40 vs 32 8 more compute units
Slightly wider memory bus 512 bit vs 256 bit 2x wider memory bus

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 M295X vs 290

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
391.88 mHash/s
Radeon R9 290
548.74 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
80.43 mPixels/s
Radeon R9 290
108.73 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
1,429.52 frames/s
Radeon R9 290
2,475.31 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
495.87 mInteraction/s
Radeon R9 290
788.3 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (Compubench 1.5) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
-1 frames/s
Radeon R9 290
-1 frames/s

Video composition Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
88.36 frames/s
Radeon R9 290
113.27 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
4,707.39
Radeon R9 290
3,356.22

Crysis 3

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