R9 380X with Core i7-8700K 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. View Current Price List

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 i7-8700K @ 3.70GHz ($369.89)
CPU Impact on FPS + 3 FPS 5/5 Excellent
CPU Impact on FPS % + 10%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 52 FPS 3/5 Good
Average 1440p Performance 36 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 4K Performance 22 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 4 GB 4/5 Very Good
Overall Combination Score 61/100 Very Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Fallout 76
49 FPS
2018 Forza Horizon 4
43 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
38 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
42 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
34 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
35 FPS
2016 Hitman
60 FPS
2016 Overwatch
66 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
51 FPS
2016 The Division
44 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
73 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
41 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
41 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
36 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
52 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
78 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
70 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
70 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
55 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
47 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
34 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
24 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
27 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
26 FPS
2016 Ashes of the Singularity
31 FPS
2016 Hitman
43 FPS
2016 Overwatch
44 FPS
2016 Rise of the Tomb Raider
33 FPS
2016 The Division
32 FPS
2015 DiRT Rally
49 FPS
2015 Grand Theft Auto V
27 FPS
2015 The Witcher 3
30 FPS
2015 Total War: Attila
24 FPS
2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition
34 FPS
2014 GRID Autosport
57 FPS
2014 Shadow of Mordor
45 FPS
2014 The Talos Principle
50 FPS
2013 Battlefield 4
35 FPS
2013 Crysis 3
28 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018 Forza Horizon 4
23 FPS
2018 Hitman 2
14 FPS
2017 Fortnite Battle Royale
14 FPS
2017 PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds
14 FPS
2016 Overwatch
22 FPS
2016 The Division
42 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.