R9 380X with Core i3-8350K benchmarks at Ultra Quality 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.

AMD Radeon R9 380X
Price $ 449 5/5 Excellent
Year 2015 4/5 Very Good
Series R9 380X
Maximum Recorded Temperature 71C 4/5 Very Good
Max Fan Noise 41dB 5/5 Excellent
Recommended Power Supply 540W 3/5 Good
Benchmark CPU Intel Core i3-8350K @ 4.00GHz ($183.99)
CPU Impact on FPS -1 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % 0%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 47 FPS 3/5 Good
Average 1440p Performance 34 FPS 1/5 Weak
Average 4K Performance 21 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 4 GB 4/5 Very Good
Overall Combination Score 59/100 Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
45 FPS
2018
39 FPS
2018
35 FPS
2017
39 FPS
2017
31 FPS
2016
33 FPS
2016
55 FPS
2016
60 FPS
2016
47 FPS
2016
40 FPS
2015
67 FPS
2015
37 FPS
2015
38 FPS
2015
34 FPS
2014
48 FPS
2014
72 FPS
2014
65 FPS
2014
65 FPS
2013
51 FPS
2013
43 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
32 FPS
2018
23 FPS
2017
25 FPS
2017
25 FPS
2016
30 FPS
2016
41 FPS
2016
42 FPS
2016
31 FPS
2016
30 FPS
2015
47 FPS
2015
26 FPS
2015
28 FPS
2015
23 FPS
2014
33 FPS
2014
54 FPS
2014
43 FPS
2014
48 FPS
2013
33 FPS
2013
27 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
22 FPS
2018
14 FPS
2017
14 FPS
2017
14 FPS
2016
21 FPS
2016
40 FPS

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R9 380X Specifications

Board Design

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

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock970 MHz
Memory Clock1425 MHz 5700 MHz effective

Graphics Card

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

Graphics Features

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

Graphics Processor

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

Memory

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

Render Config

Compute Units32
ROPs32
Shading Units2048
TMUs128

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.