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Gaming Performance Comparison

Recommended System Requirements
Game Radeon R7 360 v3 Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition
Cyberpunk 2077 214% 11%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 187% 1%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 178% 2%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 178% 2%
FIFA 21 58% 44%
Immortals: Fenyx Rising 156% 10%
Genshin Impact 214% 11%
Grand Theft Auto VI 342% 56%
World of Warcraft: Shadowlands 350% 59%
Watch Dogs Legion 203% 7%

In terms of overall gaming performance, the graphical capabilities of the AMD Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition are massively better than the AMD Radeon R7 360 v3.

The R9 390X has a 10 MHz higher core clock speed and 128 more Texture Mapping Units than the R7 360. This results in the R9 390X providing 136.2 GTexel/s better texturing performance. This still holds weight but shader performance is generally more relevant, particularly since both of these GPUs support at least DirectX 10.

The R9 390X has a 10 MHz higher core clock speed and 48 more Render Output Units than the R7 360. This results in the R9 390X providing 51 GPixel/s better pixeling performance. However, both GPUs support DirectX 9 or above, and pixeling performance is only really relevant when comparing older cards.

Both the Radeon R7 360 v3 and the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition were released at the same time, so are likely to be quite similar.

The R9 390X has 6144 MB more video memory than the R7 360, so is likely to be much better at displaying game textures at higher resolutions. This is supported by the fact that the R9 390X also has superior memory performance overall.

The R9 390X has 272 GB/sec greater memory bandwidth than the R7 360, which means that the memory performance of the R9 390X is massively better than the R7 360.

The Radeon R7 360 v3 has 768 Shader Processing Units and the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition has 2816. However, the actual shader performance of the R7 360 is 685 and the actual shader performance of the R9 390X is 2537. The R9 390X having 1852 better shader performance and an altogether better performance when taking into account other relevant data means that the R9 390X delivers a massively smoother and more efficient experience when processing graphical data than the R7 360.

The Radeon R7 360 v3 requires 100 Watts to run and the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition requires 300 Watts. We would recommend a PSU with at least 500 Watts for the R7 360 and a PSU with at least 600 Watts for the R9 390X. The R9 390X requires 200 Watts more than the R7 360 to run. The difference is significant enough that the R9 390X may have an adverse affect on your yearly electricity bills in comparison to the R7 360.

Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed1050 MHzvs1060 MHz
Boost Clock-vs-
ArchitectureGCN 1.1 Tobago PROGCN 1.1 Grenada XT
OC Potential Fair vs Poor
Driver Support Great vs Great
Release Date18 Jun 2015vs18 Jun 2015
GPU LinkGD LinkGD Link
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Comparison

Resolution Performance

1366x768
10
green tick vs green tick
10
1600x900
7.8
vs green tick
10
1920x1080
6
vs green tick
10
2560x1440
4.3
vs green tick
7.7
3840x2160
2.5
vs green tick
5.9

GPU Memory

Memory2048 MBvs8192 MB
Memory Speed1750 MHzvs1500 MHz
Memory Bus128 Bitvs512 Bit
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR5
Memory Bandwidth112GB/secvs384GB/sec
L2 Cache 512 KB vs green tick 1024 KB
Delta Color Compression no vs no
Memory Performance 0% green tick vs green tick 0%
Comparison

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units768vs2816
Actual Shader Performance33%vs100%
Technology28nmvs28nm
Texture Mapping Units48vs176
Texture Rate50.4 GTexel/svs186.6 GTexel/s
Render Output Units16vs64
Pixel Rate16.8 GPixel/svs67.8 GPixel/s
Comparison

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH)4096x2160vs4096x2160
VGA Connections0vs0
DVI Connections1vs2
HDMI Connections1vs1
DisplayPort Connections1vs-
Comparison

GPU Power Requirements

Max Power100 Wattsvs300 Watts
Recommended PSU500 Watts & 33 Ampsvs600 Watts & 42 Amps

GPU Features

DirectX12.0vs12.0
Shader Model5.0vs5.0
Open GL4.4vs4.4
Open CL-vs-
Notebook GPUnono
SLI/Crossfireyesvsyes
Dedicatedyesvsyes
Comparison

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended ProcessorIntel Core i3-4370 3.8GHzvsIntel Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz
Recommended RAM8 GBvs8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution1600x900vs2560x1600

Gaming Performance Value

Performance Value

GPU Mini Review

Mini ReviewOverview
Radeon R7 360 v3 is a Fast-Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

Architecture
Radeon R7 360 Equips a GPU Codenamed Tobago PRO which is a Second Gen GCN GPU and can be considered a rename of the Bonaire PRO previously used on Radeon R7 260.
Tobago PRO has 12 Compute Units activated and thus offers 768 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 16 ROPs.

GPU
The Central Unit is clocked at 1050MHz.

Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with fast GDDR5 and Accesses the Frame Buffer through a 128-bit Memory Interface. The Memory Clock Operates at 1750Hz.

Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 2GB. This would be useful were the Graphics Card suited for 1080p Gaming, which is not the case. Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 100W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.

Performance
Radeon R7 360 v3 is the Fastest of all Radeon R7 360 Variants and Delivers Performance Almost Similar to Radeon HD 7790.

System Suggestions
Radeon R7 360 v3 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1600x900. We recommend a Middle-Class Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.
Overview
Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 390X, created by Gigabyte.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1060MHz, instead of 1050MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.

Cooling Solution
WINDFORCE 2X Cooling System: The airflow is spilt through the triangle design at the fan edge, and is guided smoothly through the fan by special 3D stripe curve design. At the same time, it effectively enhanced the cooling capacity while reducing air turbulence.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 390X 8GB.
Recommended CPU
Possible GPU Upgrades
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