GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of R9 M295X vs R9 M290X among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP

Gaming

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor

Computing

Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Value

Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

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

7.6

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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Significantly better T-Rex score 4,707.39 vs 3,324.52 More than 40% better T-Rex score
Better floating-point performance 2,961.4 GFLOPS vs 2,304 GFLOPS Around 30% better floating-point performance
More shading units 2,048 vs 1,280 768 more shading units
More texture mapping units 128 vs 80 48 more texture mapping units
More compute units 32 vs 20 12 more compute units
Higher texture rate 92.5 GTexel/s vs 72 GTexel/s Around 30% higher texture rate
Better particle simulation score 495.87 mInteraction/s vs 350.88 mInteraction/s More than 40% better particle simulation score
Front view of Radeon R9 M290X

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AMD Radeon R9 M290X

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Higher clock speed 850 MHz vs 723 MHz Around 20% higher clock speed
Slightly higher pixel rate 28.8 GPixel/s vs 23.14 GPixel/s Around 25% higher pixel rate
Much lower TDP 100W vs 250W 2.5x lower TDP

Benchmarks Real world tests of Radeon R9 M295X vs M290X

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
391.88 mHash/s
Radeon R9 M290X
267.31 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
80.43 mPixels/s
Radeon R9 M290X
54.54 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
1,429.52 frames/s
Radeon R9 M290X
1,200.79 frames/s

Particle simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
495.87 mInteraction/s
Radeon R9 M290X
350.88 mInteraction/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M295X
4,707.39
Radeon R9 M290X
3,324.52

Battlefield 4

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