R7 265 with Core i7-4770K benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

The R7 265 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. The price/performance ratio is excellent for R7 265 against the competition in budget graphics cards. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 265 can have serious memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. With regards to max load temperature, the R7 265 's cooling is excellent at keeping it cool and under control. This combination between R7 265 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R7 265 and Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss. With current 2048 MB RAM, the R7 265 can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games. View Current Price List

AMD Radeon R7 265
Price $ 149 5/5 Excellent
Year 2014 3/5 Good
Series R7 265
Maximum Recorded Temperature 61C 5/5 Excellent
Max Fan Noise 44dB 5/5 Excellent
Recommended Power Supply 500W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-4770K @ 3.50GHz ($284.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 39 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 1440p Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 4K Performance 0 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 2 GB 3/5 Good
Overall Combination Score 62/100 Very Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2013 Battlefield 4
35 FPS
2013 Bioshock Infinite
47 FPS
2013 Company of Heroes 2
30 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
41 FPS
2013 GRID 2
54 FPS
2013 Metro: Last Light
33 FPS
2013 Total War: Rome 2
30 FPS
2008 Crysis: Warhead
43 FPS

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R7 265 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberC630
Length8.28 inches 210 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP150 W

Clock Speeds

Boost Clock925 MHz
GPU Clock900 MHz
Memory Clock1400 MHz 5600 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationVolcanic Islands (R7 200)
Launch Price149 USD
Release DateFeb 13th, 2014

Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (11_1)
Shader Model5.1

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 1.0
Die Size212 mm²
GPU NamePitcairn
GPU VariantPitcairn PRO (215-0828062)
Process Size28 nm
Transistors2,800 million


Bandwidth179.2 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size2048 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

Compute Units16
Shading Units1024

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance1,894 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance118.4 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate29.60 GPixel/s
Texture Rate59.20 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

AMD's Radeon R7 265 was launched a few months ago with little fanfare – after all, it's essentially just a rebadged and moderately overclocked version of the HD 7850.
HotHardware takes a detailed look at the brand new AMD Radeon R7 265, mainstream graphics card. - Page 2
AMD Radeon R7 265 - Overclocking Using MSI Afterburner, we ramped up the card's power limit by 20 percent, the maximum allowed. Voltage increases were not an option, but even so we were quickly ...
The Radeon R7 265 fits into AMD's line-up between the R7 260X and R9 270. The R7 265 uses a cut-down 'Curacao' GPU which we've seen used for the R9 270 and R9 270X.
Crysis 3, which is powered by Crytek’s proprietary CryENGINE 3 technology, is the third installment in this popular franchise. Crysis 3 is the sequel to 2011’s Crysis 2 and follows Prophet as ...
AMD said that the Radeon R7 265 will offer 2GB of GDDR-5 memory on a 256-bit memory bus, “crowning the AMD R7 series,” according to the company.
Based on AMD’s venerable Pitcairn GPU, R7 265 will be filling this gap by bringing a variant of the Radeon HD 7850 back to the market, creating a 3 rd tier Pitcairn product for the 200 series.
The Radeon R7 265 was a mid-range graphics card by AMD, launched in February 2014. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Pitcairn graphics processor, in its Pitcairn PRO variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0.
Neither the R7 260 nor the R7 265 are remarkable as far as voltages are concerned. Both of these are right in the range of common voltages for lower clocked Pitcairn and Bonaire products respectively.
We take a look at the £115 R7 265 2GB, essentially a rebadged and overclocked HD 7850 2GB
AMD is shaking up its mid-range graphics line-up today, by slashing the price of the Radeon R7 260X and introducing the more powerful Radeon R7 265. Though their model numbers are quite similar ...
The overclocked R7 265 saw a 13% boost in frame rates in Metro: Last Light hitting 35fps compared to the GTX 750 Ti's 31fps, which was an 11% increase over the standard frequency.
Marking the introduction of its Maxwell architecture, Nvidia has targeted AMD's 0 Radeon R7 265 with the new GeForce GTX 750 Ti, a card that promises to be more than another rebadge. The GTX ...
The Radeon R7 A265 was a graphics card by AMD, launched in January 2014. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Opal graphics processor, in its Opal XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0.