AMD Radeon R9 380X in 2 Benchmarks.

Testing AMD Radeon R9 380X in 2 benchmarks. The review of an analogue of AMD Radeon R9 380X  from the competing brand.

The manufacturer is AMD. The date of release is 19 November 2015 (6 years ago). The clock speed of a graphics core is with a turbo-boost of 970 MHz. The capacity and base clock speed of the memory is  GDDR5 4 GB / 970 MHz. The RAM Bandwidth is 64 Bit. TDP level is about 190 Watt. The process technology of the chip production is 28 nm. We have checked AMD Radeon R9 380X and offer you to learn its testing in 2 benchmarks and compare it with other models. Performance analysis.

General Information

Here is the position of AMD Radeon R9 380X in the performance ranking – the less the metric is, the higher the place in the raking is – and useful information, such as the segment of usage, code name, starting sales price.

Place in performance rating: 230
Value for money (0-100): 16.56
Architecture: GCN 3.0
Code name: Antigua
Type: Desktop
Release date: 19 November 2015 (6 years ago)
Launch price (MSRP): $229
Price now: $15.99 (0.1x MSRP)
Design: reference
Value for money: 18.41
GPU code name: Antigua
Market segment: Desktop

Technical Specifications

Technical specs of AMD Radeon R9 380X point to its performance in the game, mining and work apps. The higher the metric (except for process technology) is, the more effective and faster the GPU operates in any apps.

Pipelines: 2048
Boost Clock: 970 MHz
Transistor count: 5,000 million
Manufacturing process technology: 28 nm
Power consumption (TDP): 190 Watt
Texture fill rate: 124.2
Floating-point performance: 3,973 gflops
Compute units: 32
Pipelines / CUDA cores: 2048
Boost clock speed: 970 MHz
Number of transistors: 5,000 million
Thermal design power (TDP): 190 Watt

Dimensions and Compatibility

If you pick up the GPU to an already available body, the information may be useful as some models do not fit the standard E-ATX formfactors. Check which interface and connectors AMD Radeon R9 380X has.

Interface: PCIe 3.0 x16
Length: 221 mm
Supplementary power connectors: ​2 x 6-pin
Bus support: PCIe 3.0
Bridgeless CrossFire: 1
Form factor: full height / full length

Graphics memory (technical specifications)

Here is the second important block of AMD Radeon R9 380X specs. The GPU memory uses for fast proceeding, storage and data calculation. The speed and efficiency of the GPU depend on the standard memory GDDR, its capacity, width and clock speed.

Memory type: GDDR5
Maximum RAM amount: 4 GB
Memory bus width: 64 Bit
Memory clock speed: 970 MHz
Memory bandwidth: 182.4 GB/s
High bandwidth memory (HBM): -

Port and Display Support

Let’s look at the AMD Radeon R9 380X ports and learn how many displays and which connectors it has to be used to connect.

Display Connectors: 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort
Eyefinity: 1
Number of Eyefinity displays: 6
DisplayPort support: +


Technology, which AMD Radeon R9 380X is equipped with, can be different from analogues of competitors because of completely different products. This feature does not influence the total performance ranking.

AppAcceleration: -
CrossFire: 1
FreeSync: 1
HD3D: +
LiquidVR: 1
PowerTune: +
TrueAudio: +
ZeroCore: +
VCE: +
DDMA audio: +
Enduro: -

API support

AMD Radeon R9 380X supports DirectX, OpenGL, OpenCL and other standard complexes for developing 3D models. Learn their supported versions.

DirectX: DirectX® 12
OpenGL: 4.5
Vulkan: +
Shader Model: 6.3
OpenCL: 2.0
Mantle: +

Mining hashrates

Ethereum / ETH (DaggerHashimoto): 20.63 Mh/s
Decred / DCR (Decred): 0.89 Gh/s
Monero / XMR (CryptoNight): 0.58 kh/s
Zcash / ZEC (Equihash): 175 Sol/s

AMD Radeon R9 380X Testing in Benchmarks

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