R9 390 with AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X benchmarks at Ultra Quality quality settings

At 1440p, R9 390 can hit 50-60 fps on pretty much everything at ultra, just without antialiasing, less ambient occlusion and turned down shadows. It is clear that the R9 390 is a significantly more capable high-end card that can play AAA titles at 1080p/1440p with 50-60 frames per second. It is worth noting that the R9 390 is a very power hungry card and requires a decent power supply unit. In terms of memory, the R9 390 's 8192 MB RAM is more than enough for modern games and should not cause any bottlenecks. This combination between R9 390 and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X has less than 8% bottleneck in many games and is perfect match to avoid FPS loss. This combination between R9 390 and AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X is a perfect match to avoid FPS loss.

AMD Radeon R9 390
Price $ 299 4/5 Very Good
Year 2015 4/5 Very Good
Series R9 390
Maximum Recorded Temperature 75C 3/5 Good
Max Fan Noise 58dB 1/5 Weak
Recommended Power Supply 625W 2/5 Acceptable
Benchmark CPU AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X ($349.99)
CPU Impact on FPS -6 FPS 4/5 Very Good
CPU Impact on FPS % -10%
Benchmark Quality Settings Ultra Quality Settings
Average 1080p Performance 61 FPS 5/5 Excellent
Average 1440p Performance 44 FPS 2/5 Acceptable
Average 4K Performance 21 FPS 1/5 Weak
Memory 8 GB 5/5 Excellent
Overall Combination Score 70/100 Very Good
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Game Performance at Ultra Quality settings

Resolution 1920x1080

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
54 FPS
2018
47 FPS
2018
42 FPS
2017
47 FPS
2017
43 FPS
2016
43 FPS
2016
65 FPS
2016
73 FPS
2016
59 FPS
2016
48 FPS
2015
97 FPS
2015
51 FPS
2015
46 FPS
2015
38 FPS
2014
68 FPS
2014
89 FPS
2014
84 FPS
2014
93 FPS
2013
73 FPS
2013
57 FPS

Resolution 2560x1440

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
40 FPS
2018
27 FPS
2017
31 FPS
2017
33 FPS
2016
40 FPS
2016
50 FPS
2016
50 FPS
2016
42 FPS
2016
37 FPS
2015
68 FPS
2015
36 FPS
2015
36 FPS
2015
27 FPS
2014
47 FPS
2014
68 FPS
2014
53 FPS
2014
68 FPS
2013
49 FPS
2013
37 FPS

Resolution 3840x2160

Year Game Frames Per Second
2018
27 FPS
2018
16 FPS
2017
17 FPS
2017
19 FPS
2016
26 FPS

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R9 390 Specifications

Board Design

Board NumberC679
Length10.83 inches 275 mm
Outputs2x DVI1x HDMI1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Slot WidthDual-slot
TDP275 W

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock1000 MHz
Memory Clock1500 MHz 6000 MHz effective

Graphics Card

Bus InterfacePCIe 3.0 x16
GenerationPirate Islands (R9 300)
Launch Price329 USD
ProductionActive
Release DateJun 18th, 2015

Graphics Features

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

Graphics Processor

ArchitectureGCN 2.0
Die Size438 mm²
GPU NameGrenada
GPU VariantGrenada PRO (215-0880030)
Process Size28 nm
Transistors6,200 million

Memory

Bandwidth384.0 GB/s
Memory Bus512 bit
Memory Size8192 MB
Memory TypeGDDR5

Render Config

Compute Units40
ROPs64
Shading Units2560
TMUs160

Theoretical Performance

FP32 (float) performance5,120 GFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance640.0 GFLOPS (1:8)
Pixel Rate64.00 GPixel/s
Texture Rate160.0 GTexel/s

Critics Reviews

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