R9 380X with i7-4790K benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings

For the most part, the R9 380X is still capable of playing modern games, but you would have to reduce settings to sustain those higher framerates. If keeping graphics quality settings closer to ultra or high is important, there are a few options for upgrades. With current 4096 MB RAM, the R9 380X can have very few memory-related bottlenecks in more modern games.

 R9 380X with i7-4790K  benchmarks at Ultra Quality settings
AMD Radeon R9 380X
Price $ 229.0
Year 2015
Maximum Recorded Temperature 71C
Max Fan Noise 41.4dB
Recommended Power Supply 540W
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i7-4790K @ 4.00GHz ($306.99)
CPU Impact on FPS + 0.0 FPS
CPU Impact on FPS % 0.0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 46.2 FPS
Average 1440p Performance 33.5 FPS
Average 4K Performance 20.8 FPS
Memory 4 GB
1080p Cost Per Frame $ 5.0
1440p Cost Per Frame $ 6.8
4K Cost Per Frame $ 11.0
Series R9 380X
Overall Combination Score 69/100 Good

Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

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Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
45.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
29.0 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
42.5 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
53.4 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
23.8 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
40.0 FPS
2018 Fallout 76
46.0 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
36.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
34.4 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
37.0 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
32.0 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
39.9 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
47.6 FPS
2017 For Honor
63.5 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
45.0 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
54.5 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
33.1 FPS
2016 Hitman
56.0 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
47.8 FPS
2016 The Division
41.0 FPS
2016 Overwatch
61.6 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
32.8 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
68.2 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
38.1 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
38.4 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
34.2 FPS
2015 Rocket League
185.2 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
51.3 FPS
2015 Project CARS
49.2 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
49.3 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
73.5 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
66.1 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
66.0 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
43.8 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
51.8 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
127.0 FPS
2009 League of Legends
238.1 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
33.5 FPS
2019 Anthem
23.0 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
33.0 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
36.0 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
18.5 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
33.0 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
23.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
25.4 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
25.9 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
25.0 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
25.9 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
34.4 FPS
2017 For Honor
37.0 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
31.7 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
49.2 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
30.1 FPS
2016 Hitman
41.6 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
32.0 FPS
2016 The Division
30.6 FPS
2016 Overwatch
42.7 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
28.0 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
47.9 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
26.5 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
28.9 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
23.0 FPS
2015 Rocket League
79.3 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
39.7 FPS
2015 Project CARS
37.6 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
33.3 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
55.2 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
44.0 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
48.6 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
27.2 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
33.9 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
105.8 FPS
2009 League of Legends
132.3 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2019 Apex Legends
20.0 FPS
2019 Anthem
12.5 FPS
2019 Far Cry New Dawn
17.5 FPS
2019 Resident Evil 2
17.7 FPS
2019 Metro Exodus
11.6 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
22.0 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
14.0 FPS
2018 Just Cause 4
13.2 FPS
2018 Monster Hunter: World
12.4 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
14.0 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
14.0 FPS
2017 Need For Speed: Payback
23.8 FPS
2017 For Honor
18.5 FPS
2017 Project CARS 2
26.4 FPS
2017 Forza Motorsport 7
41.3 FPS
2016 The Division
41.0 FPS
2016 Overwatch
21.7 FPS
2016 Dishonored 2
22.2 FPS
2015 Rocket League
37.0 FPS
2015 Need For Speed
26.4 FPS
2015 Project CARS
26.4 FPS
2012 Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
95.2 FPS
2009 League of Legends
52.9 FPS

R9 380X Specifications

R9 380X Board Design

Board NumberC766, C784
Length8.7 inches 221 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors2x 6-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP190 W

R9 380X Clock Speeds

GPU Clock970 MHz
Memory Clock1425 MHz 5700 MHz effective

R9 380X Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price229 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateNov 19th, 2015

R9 380X Graphics Features

DirectX12.0 (12_0)
OpenCL2
OpenGL4.5
Shader Model6
Vulkan1.1.82

R9 380X Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 3.0
Die Size366 mm²
GPU NameAntigua
GPU VariantAntigua XT (215-0877016)
Process Size28 nm
Transistors5,000 million

R9 380X Memory

Bandwidth182.4 GB/s
Memory Bus256 bit
Memory Size4096 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

R9 380X Render Config

Compute Units32
ROPs32
Shading Units2048
TMUs128

R9 380X Theoretical Performance

FP16 (half) performance3,973 GFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance3,973 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance248.3 GFLOPS (1:16)
Pixel Rate31.04 GPixel/s
Texture Rate124.2 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

AMD’s Radeon R9 380X is an ideal replacement for the company's Radeon R9 380. Its performance places it right between Nvidia’s GeForce GTX 960 and 970. The only problem is that it's a bit late.
AMD Radeon R9 380X - the Digital Foundry verdict. There are two ways to look at the R9 380X. On the one hand, it offers a useful performance bump over the existing R9 380 - a card that already ...
Asus Radeon R9 380X Strix 4GB Overclocking Results Asus's GPU Tweak software is clunky compared to MSI Afterburner, but it does give you proper control of the card's voltage.
AMD's new mid-range GPU is designed for smooth gaming above 1080p - does it succeed?
The new Radeon R9 380X is a card I’ve been expecting for some time: there’s been a huge gap in AMD’s range since it released the R9 380 and the R9 390, which cost around £150 and £250 ...
Page 9: Conclusion; ... Still, AMD’s new Radeon R9 380X does seem to hit a gap in Nvidia’s line-up, right between the price and performance of GeForce GTX 960 and 970. This could make the 380X ...
Last week AMD launched the Radeon R9 380X, the company’s latest mid-range video card. Based on a fully enabled GCN 1.2 Tonga GPU – a first for the desktop video card market – the R9 380X was ...
Still, AMD’s new Radeon R9 380X does seem to hit a gap in Nvidia’s line-up, right between the price and performance of GeForce GTX 960 and 970. This could make the 380X a more interesting ...
The Radeon R9 380X is a performance graphics card by AMD, launched in November 2015. Built on the 28 nm process, and based on the Antigua graphics processor, in its Antigua XT variant, the card supports DirectX 12.0.
The Radeon R9 380X is built around the Tonga GPU, which debuted on the Radeon R9 285 in September 2014. Although the Radeon R9 285 has only 1792 stream processors arranged in 28 compute units ...
With the launch of the new Radeon R9 380X, AMD’s stepping up to fill a massive hole in the graphics card universe, between the “it’s solid for most games at 1080p” Radeon R9 380 / GeForce ...
This time the Radeon R9 380X was 2% slower than the R9 280X despite delivering a respectable 59fps. Although the R9 380X beat the R9 380 by a 9% margin, it was a whopping 29% slower than the R9 390.
With AMD opting to push the envelope there to maintain price/performance parity with the GTX 970, while the R9 380X is a fair bit slower than the R9 390, it saves a lot of power in the process.

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