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AMD Radeon R9 380X

Graphics Processor
Antigua
Cores
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Bus Width
256 bit
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 Antigua graphics processor is a large chip with a die area of 366 mm² and 5,000 million transistors. It features 2048 shading units, 128 texture mapping units and 32 ROPs. AMD has placed 4,096 MB GDDR5 memory on the card, which are connected using a 256-bit memory interface. The GPU is operating at a frequency of 970 MHz, memory is running at 1425 MHz.
Being a dual-slot card, the AMD Radeon R9 380X draws power from 2x 6-pin power connectors, with power draw rated at 190 W maximum. Display outputs include: 2x DVI, 1x HDMI, 1x DisplayPort. Radeon R9 380X is connected to the rest of the system using a PCI-Express 3.0 x16 interface. The card measures 221 mm in length, and features a dual-slot cooling solution. Its price at launch was 229 US Dollars.

Graphics Processor

GPU Name
Antigua
GPU Variant
Antigua XT
(215-0877016)
Architecture
GCN 3.0
Foundry
TSMC
Process Size
28 nm
Transistors
5,000 million
Die Size
366 mm²

Graphics Card

Release Date
Nov 19th, 2015
Generation
Pirate Islands
(R9 300)
Production
Active
Launch Price
229 USD
Bus Interface
PCIe 3.0 x16
Reviews
36 in our database

Relative Performance

3%
GeForce 210
4%
GeForce 9400 GT
4%
Radeon HD 4550
6%
Radeon HD 5450
7%
Radeon HD 6450
7%
GeForce GT 520
9%
GeForce GT 220
11%
GeForce GT 430
12%
Radeon HD 5570
13%
Radeon HD 4670
13%
GeForce GT 440
14%
GeForce GT 240
16%
GeForce 9600 GT
17%
Radeon HD 5670
18%
GeForce GT 640
18%
GeForce 9800 GT
19%
Radeon HD 6670
20%
Radeon HD 4830
21%
Radeon HD 4770
22%
Radeon HD 4850
23%
GeForce GTS 250
23%
GeForce GTS 450
24%
Radeon HD 5750
28%
Radeon HD 7750
28%
Radeon HD 5770
28%
GeForce GTX 260
29%
Radeon HD 4870
29%
Radeon Vega 8
29%
GeForce GTX 550 Ti
29%
GeForce GTX 650
31%
Radeon HD 5830
33%
Radeon HD 6790
33%
Radeon HD 4890
34%
GeForce GTX 460
35%
Radeon RX Vega 11
35%
GeForce GT 1030
35%
GeForce GTX 275
35%
Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition
35%
GeForce GTX 280
36%
GeForce GTX 465
38%
Radeon HD 6850
39%
GeForce GTX 285
41%
Radeon HD 5850
42%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti
42%
Radeon HD 7790
44%
Radeon RX 550
44%
GeForce GTX 470
46%
Radeon HD 6870
49%
Radeon HD 5870
50%
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
50%
Radeon HD 4870 X2
51%
GeForce GTX 750 Ti
52%
Radeon HD 6950
53%
GeForce GTX 295
54%
GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost
54%
Radeon HD 7850
55%
GeForce GTX 480
58%
Radeon HD 6970
59%
Radeon R7 265
60%
Radeon RX 460
60%
Radeon R7 370
60%
GeForce GTX 660
61%
GeForce GTX 570
62%
Radeon RX 560
65%
GeForce GTX 950
66%
Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition
67%
Radeon R9 270X
68%
GeForce GTX 660 Ti
69%
GeForce GTX 580
69%
GeForce GTX 1050
69%
Radeon HD 7950
71%
Radeon HD 5970
73%
GeForce GTX 760
78%
GeForce GTX 670
80%
GeForce GTX 960
82%
Radeon R9 380
83%
Radeon R9 285
84%
Radeon HD 7970
85%
GeForce GTX 680
86%
GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
89%
GeForce GTX 770
91%
Radeon HD 6990
93%
Radeon R9 280X
94%
GeForce GTX 590
94%
Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition
100%
Radeon R9 380X
105%
GeForce GTX 780
108%
GeForce GTX 1650
115%
Radeon RX 470
117%
Radeon R9 290
123%
Radeon RX 570
124%
Radeon R9 390
125%
Radeon R9 290X
127%
GeForce GTX 970
128%
GeForce GTX TITAN
130%
GeForce GTX 780 Ti
132%
Radeon R9 390X
133%
Radeon HD 7990
133%
Radeon RX 480
134%
GeForce GTX 690
138%
GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB
140%
Radeon RX 5500
142%
Radeon RX 580
144%
GeForce GTX 980
146%
GeForce GTX 1650 SUPER
146%
Radeon R9 FURY
153%
Radeon RX 590
161%
Radeon R9 295X2
162%
GeForce GTX 1660
164%
Radeon R9 FURY X
167%
GeForce GTX 980 Ti
171%
GeForce GTX TITAN X
182%
GeForce GTX 1660 SUPER
186%
GeForce GTX 1660 Ti
186%
GeForce GTX 1070
198%
Radeon RX Vega 56
210%
GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
216%
Radeon RX Vega 64
219%
GeForce RTX 2060
219%
GeForce GTX 1080
228%
Radeon RX 5700
246%
GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER
255%
GeForce RTX 2070
261%
Radeon RX 5700 XT
264%
Radeon VII
271%
TITAN X Pascal
279%
GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
282%
GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER
300%
GeForce RTX 2080
318%
GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER
351%
GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
Based on TPU review data: "Performance Summary" at 1920x1080
Performance estimated based on architecture, shader count and clocks.

Clock Speeds

GPU Clock
970 MHz
Memory Clock
1425 MHz
5700 MHz effective

Memory

Memory Size
4 GB
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bus
256 bit
Bandwidth
182.4 GB/s

Render Config

Shading Units
2048
TMUs
128
ROPs
32
Compute Units
32
L1 Cache
16 KB (per CU)
L2 Cache
512 KB

Theoretical Performance

Pixel Rate
31.04 GPixel/s
Texture Rate
124.2 GTexel/s
FP16 (half) performance
3.973 TFLOPS (1:1)
FP32 (float) performance
3.973 TFLOPS
FP64 (double) performance
248.3 GFLOPS (1:16)

Board Design

Slot Width
Dual-slot
Length
8.7 inches
221 mm
TDP
190 W
Suggested PSU
450 W
Outputs
2x DVI
1x HDMI
1x DisplayPort
Power Connectors
2x 6-pin
Board Number
C766,
C784

Graphics Features

DirectX
12.0 (12_0)
OpenGL
4.6
OpenCL
2.0
Vulkan
1.1.119
Shader Model
6.3

Antigua GPU Notes

Architecture Codename: Volcanic Islands
Chip Variant: Tonga
CLRX Version: GCN 1.2
Graphics/Compute: GFX8 (gfx802)
Display Core Engine: 10.0
Unified Video Decoder: 5.0
Video Compression Engine: 3.0

Retail boards based on this design (13)

Name GPU Clock Memory Clock Other Changes
ASUS STRIX R9 380X DirectCU II 970 MHz 1425 MHz 10.64 inches/270 mm
ASUS STRIX R9 380X DirectCU II OC 1030 MHz 1425 MHz 10.64 inches/270 mm
GIGABYTE R9 380X G1 Gaming 980 MHz 1425 MHz
GIGABYTE R9 380X WindForce 2X 970 MHz 1425 MHz
HIS R9 380X IceQ X2 OC 990 MHz 1425 MHz 10.95 inches/278 mm
HIS R9 380X IceQ X2 Turbo 1020 MHz 1425 MHz 10.95 inches/278 mm
PowerColor PCS+ R9 380X MYST Edition 1020 MHz 1475 MHz 10.5 inches/267 mm
PowerColor PCS+ R9 380X MYST. Edition V2 1002 MHz 1425 MHz 10.5 inches/267 mm
Sapphire Nitro R9 380X 1040 MHz 1500 MHz 9.35 inches/237 mm
XFX R9 380X Double Dissipation 990 MHz 1425 MHz 9.21 inches/234 mm
XFX R9 380X Double Dissipation Black 1010 MHz 1425 MHz 9.21 inches/234 mm
XFX R9 380X Double Dissipation Black 1030 MHz 1450 MHz 9.21 inches/234 mm
XFX R9 380X Double Dissipation XXX 1040 MHz 1450 MHz 9.21 inches/234 mm