AMD Radeon R9 295X2 videocard review

Radeon R9 295X2 videocard released by AMD; release date: 29 April 2014. At the time of release, the videocard cost $1,499. The videocard is designed for desktop-computers and based on GCN 2.0 microarchitecture codenamed Vesuvius.

Boost clock speed - 1018 MHz. Texture fill rate - 2x 179.2 GTexel / s billion / sec. Pipelines - 2x 2816. Floating-point performance - 2x 5,733 gflops. Manufacturing process technology - 28 nm. Transistors count - 6,200 million. Power consumption (TDP) - 500 Watt.

Memory type: GDDR5. Maximum RAM amount - 8 GB. Memory bus width - 2x 512 Bit. Memory clock speed - 1250 MHz. Memory bandwidth - 640 GB/s.

Benchmarks

PassMark
G3D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
21658
8239
PassMark
G2D Mark
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
1086
783
3DMark Fire Strike
Graphics Score
Top 1 GPU
This GPU
17055
0
Name Value
PassMark - G3D Mark 8239
PassMark - G2D Mark 783
3DMark Fire Strike - Graphics Score 0

Specifications (specs)

Essentials

Architecture GCN 2.0
Code name Vesuvius
Design AMD Radeon R9 200 Series
Launch date 29 April 2014
Launch price (MSRP) $1,499
Place in performance rating 53
Price now $1,099.99
Type Desktop
Value for money (0-100) 11.14

Technical info

Boost clock speed 1018 MHz
Floating-point performance 2x 5,733 gflops
Manufacturing process technology 28 nm
Pipelines 2x 2816
Stream Processors 5632
Texture fill rate 2x 179.2 GTexel / s billion / sec
Thermal Design Power (TDP) 500 Watt
Transistor count 6,200 million

Video outputs and ports

Display Connectors 1x DVI, 4x mini-DisplayPort
DisplayPort support
Dual-link DVI support
Eyefinity
HDMI
VGA

Compatibility, dimensions and requirements

Bus support PCIe 2.1 x16
Interface PCIe 3.0 x16
Length 307 mm
Supplementary power connectors 2 x 8-pin

API support

DirectX 12
OpenGL 4.5
Vulkan

Memory

Maximum RAM amount 8 GB
Memory bandwidth 640 GB/s
Memory bus width 2x 512 Bit
Memory clock speed 1250 MHz
Memory type GDDR5

Technologies

AMD Eyefinity
CrossFire
DDMA audio
FreeSync
HD3D
LiquidVR
TressFX
Unified Video Decoder (UVD)