R7 265 with i3-7100 1080p, 1440p, Ultrawide, 4K benchmarks at Medium Quality

The R7 265 is more suitable for budget PC builds and less demanding games. 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 i3-7100 @ 3.90GHz has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R7 265 and Intel Core i3-7100 @ 3.90GHz 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.

R7 265 with i3-7100 1080p, 1440p, Ultrawide, 4K benchmarks at Medium Quality
AMD Radeon R7 265
Price $ 149.0
Year 2014
Maximum Recorded Temperature 61C
Max Fan Noise 43.6dB
Recommended Power Supply 500W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i3-7100 @ 3.90GHz ($169.95)
CPU Impact on FPS -3.2 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % -10.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Medium Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 72.3 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 52.4 FPS
(Ultrawide) Average 1440p Performance 46.5 FPS
Average 4K Performance 35.0 FPS
Memory 2 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 5.8
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 8.6
(Ultrawide) 1440p Cost Per Frame $ 9.9
4K Cost Per Frame $ 13.9
Series R7 265
Variant AMD Radeon R7 265
Overall Combination Score 76/100 Very Good

AMD ’s xx65 cards have always been defined by entry-level prices with performance that knocks on the door of mid-range graphics cards – especially when overclocked. After taking the time to fully test the GCN 1.0 graphics card inside the R7 265, we can say without a doubt that it continues the trend.

Game Performance at Medium Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2020 Assassin's Creed Valhalla
31
35.8
2020 Microsoft Flight Simulator
22
25.0
2020 Valorant
107
121.7
2020 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
50
56.7
2020 Death Stranding
56
63.7
2020 Marvel's Avengers
39
44.7
2020 Godfall
55
62.3
2020 Cyberpunk 2077
31
35.8
2019 Apex Legends
60
68.5
2019 Anthem
42
47.5
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
57
65.2
2019 Resident Evil 2
72
81.9
2019 Metro Exodus
37
42.0
2019 World War Z
67
76.7
2019 Gears of War 5
50
57.4
2019 F1 2019
61
69.2
2019 GreedFall
55
63.3
2019 Borderlands 3
41
47.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
71
81.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
32
36.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
47
53.7
2018 Just Cause 4
50
56.9
2018 Monster Hunter: World
53
60.6
2018 Strange Brigade
74
84.8
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
65
74.6
2017 For Honor
83
94.3
2017 Project CARS 2
62
71.1
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
73
83.3
2016 Dishonored 2
48
54.7
2015 Rocket League
194
220.1
2015 Need For Speed
69
79.2
2015 Project CARS
67
76.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
110
124.9
2013 Bioshock Infinite
94
107.3
2013 Company of Heroes 2
65
73.9
2013 Crysis 3
84
95.8
2013 GRID 2
106
120.9
2013 Metro: Last Light
71
81.2
2013 Total War: Rome 2
66
75.5
2013 Battlefield 4
75
85.3
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
145
164.2
2009 League of Legends
235
266.3
2008 Crysis: Warhead
88
100.6

Resolution 2560x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2020 Assassin's Creed Valhalla
25
31.6
2020 Microsoft Flight Simulator
18
22.6
2020 Valorant
82
103.5
2020 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
36
46.0
2020 Death Stranding
41
51.6
2020 Marvel's Avengers
26
33.6
2020 Godfall
35
44.7
2020 Cyberpunk 2077
27
33.9
2019 Apex Legends
42
53.7
2019 Anthem
31
39.1
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
42
52.9
2019 Resident Evil 2
47
59.1
2019 Metro Exodus
27
33.9
2019 World War Z
47
59.1
2019 Gears of War 5
35
43.9
2019 F1 2019
41
51.9
2019 GreedFall
38
48.3
2019 Borderlands 3
28
35.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
49
62.0
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
24
31.1
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
35
43.9
2018 Just Cause 4
35
44.1
2018 Monster Hunter: World
35
44.9
2018 Strange Brigade
50
63.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
45
56.9
2017 For Honor
48
60.6
2017 Project CARS 2
42
53.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
61
76.7
2016 Dishonored 2
38
48.1
2015 Rocket League
90
112.9
2015 Need For Speed
51
64.2
2015 Project CARS
49
61.3
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
70
87.7
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
113
142.1
2009 League of Legends
135
169.6

Resolution 3440x1440

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
35
47.0
2019 Anthem
25
33.3
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
33
44.7
2019 Resident Evil 2
37
49.1
2019 Metro Exodus
22
30.2
2019 World War Z
38
51.1
2019 Gears of War 5
29
39.1
2019 F1 2019
35
46.5
2019 GreedFall
28
38.0
2019 Borderlands 3
22
29.3
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
41
54.4
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
20
27.6
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
29
39.1
2018 Just Cause 4
28
37.2
2018 Monster Hunter: World
28
36.9
2018 Strange Brigade
40
53.7
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
39
52.4
2017 For Honor
38
50.4
2017 Project CARS 2
39
52.4
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
57
75.5
2016 Dishonored 2
35
46.2
2015 Rocket League
70
92.8
2015 Need For Speed
44
58.4
2015 Project CARS
43
56.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
54
72.0
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
109
144.0
2009 League of Legends
102
135.0

Resolution 3840x2160

1% Low [Min FPS] Average FPS
Year Game Frames Per Second
2020 Assassin's Creed Valhalla
16
22.9
2020 Microsoft Flight Simulator
12
18.2
2020 Valorant
64
92.6
2020 Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War
19
27.3
2020 Death Stranding
23
33.9
2020 Marvel's Avengers
13
19.2
2020 Godfall
16
23.8
2020 Cyberpunk 2077
16
23.8
2019 Apex Legends
24
34.7
2019 Anthem
16
23.2
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
21
31.1
2019 Resident Evil 2
22
32.7
2019 Metro Exodus
16
22.9
2019 World War Z
26
37.2
2019 Gears of War 5
20
29.6
2019 F1 2019
24
35.5
2019 GreedFall
16
22.9
2019 Borderlands 3
14
20.1
2019 Call of Duty Modern Warfare
28
40.2
2019 Red Dead Redemption 2
14
21.0
2019 Need For Speed: Heat
20
29.6
2018 Just Cause 4
17
25.3
2018 Monster Hunter: World
16
24.1
2018 Strange Brigade
26
38.0
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
29
42.0
2017 For Honor
23
33.9
2017 Project CARS 2
32
45.7
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
46
66.4
2016 Dishonored 2
27
39.6
2015 Rocket League
42
60.6
2015 Need For Speed
32
45.7
2015 Project CARS
32
45.7
2015 Rainbow Six Siege
32
46.5
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
91
130.8
2009 League of Legends
56
81.2
R7 265 with i3-7100 at 1080p and Medium Quality settings
R7 265 with i3-7100 at 1440p and Medium Quality settings
R7 265 with i3-7100 at 4K and Medium Quality settings

R7 265 Specifications

R7 265 Board Design

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

R7 265 Clock Speeds

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

R7 265 Graphics Card

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

R7 265 Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (11_1)
OpenCL1.2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model5.1
Vulkan1.1.77

R7 265 Graphics Processor

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

R7 265 Memory

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

R7 265 Render Config

Compute Units16
ROPs32
Shading Units1024
TMUs64

R7 265 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.

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