Radeon R9 M290X 

Released January, 2014
  • 850 MHz
  • 4 GB GDDR5
6.4 Out of 10

GPUBoss Review Our evaluation of the Radeon R9 M290X among Laptop GPUs over 35W TDP

Gaming

Radeon R9 M290X
6.7
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 21 more

Graphics

Radeon R9 M290X
5.9
T-Rex, Manhattan, Sky Diver Factor and Fire Strike Factor

Computing

Radeon R9 M290X
7.5
Face Detection, Ocean Surface Simulation and 3 more

Performance per Watt

Radeon R9 M290X
7.0
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Value

Radeon R9 M290X
4.9
Battlefield 3, Battlefield 4, Bioshock Infinite and 31 more

Noise and Power

Radeon R9 M290X
8.5
TDP, Idle Power Consumption, Load Power Consumption and 2 more

6.4

Overall Score

Radeon R9 M290X
6.4

Benchmarks Real world tests of the Radeon R9 M290X

Bitcoin mining Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
258.05 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 780M
81.78 mHash/s
GeForce GTX 860M
162.83 mHash/s

Face detection Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
54.52 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 860M
22.83 mPixels/s
GeForce GTX 780M
35.82 mPixels/s

Ocean surface simulation Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
1,134.46 frames/s
GeForce GTX 860M
765.42 frames/s
GeForce GTX 780M
1,140.88 frames/s

T-Rex (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
3,324.52
GeForce GTX 780M
3,060.34
GeForce GTX 860M
3,359.92

Manhattan (GFXBench 3.0) Data courtesy CompuBench

Radeon R9 M290X
2,047.22
GeForce GTX 860M
3,719.08
GeForce GTX 780M
3,715.82

Thief

Radeon R9 M290X
34

Battlefield 4

Radeon R9 M290X
36.35

Bioshock Infinite

Radeon R9 M290X
46.8

Specifications Full list of technical specs

gpu

GPU brand AMD
GPU name Neptune
Market Laptop
Clock speed 850 MHz
Turbo clock speed 900 MHz
Is dual GPU No
Reference card None

raw performance

Shading units 1,280
Texture mapping units 80
Render output processors 32
Compute units 20
Pixel rate 28.8 GPixel/s
Texture rate 72 GTexel/s
Floating-point performance 2,304 GFLOPS

memory

Memory clock speed 1,200 MHz
Effective memory clock speed 4,800 MHz
Memory bus 256 bit
Memory 4,096 MB
Memory type GDDR5
Memory bandwidth 153.6 GB/s

noise and power

TDP 100W
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Comments

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Not only that, it treads on the heels of the 780M, or even beats it according to my 3DMark test results and research.
R9 M290x can kick GTX 870m ass
Will the R9 M290X good for 3D software programs compared to NVIDIA GTX 860M?
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