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AMD Radeon R7 360 Review - Benchmarks Review

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How We Tested

We’ve locked and loaded eight games for this GPU test. The five normal games are Battlefield 4, BioShock Infinite, Crysis 3, Metro: Last Light and Batman: Arkham Origins. We’ve also added Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, Tomb Raider and Grand Theft Auto V to the slate of test titles.

We usually test GTA V at its highest settings, but the lack of video memory installed on the R7 360 and its competitors mean that those settings weren’t possible. We’ve toned down the options  for the tests quoted here, and we tested the R7 360 and the GTX 750 using the same options.

My main concern for the R7 360 is testing at 1,920 x 1,080, but we’ve also tested at 2,560 x 1,440 to see if this affordable card can stretch its legs to the higher resolution.

We’ve used the 3DMark: Fire Strike test and four Unigine Heaven benchmarks to test theoretical performance, and we’ve taken idle and load temperatures and power requirements to see which card is the coolest and most frugal.

The test rig consists of an Asus X79-Deluxe motherboard, Intel Core i7-4960X processor, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB hard disk.

To get prices for each card we visited www.scan.co.uk and noted down the cheapest stock-speed card we could find. We will be referring to the various overclocked and tweaked models available for each GPU later on in the review, which will be more expensive.

Results

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – 3DMark: Fire Strike

3DMark Fire Strike: 3,747
3DMark Fire Strike Extreme: 1,786

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Battlefield 4

1080p Ultra quality minimum/average: 23/28
1440p Ultra quality minimum/average: 11/16

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Batman: Arkham Origins

1080p Very High quality minimum/average: 37/60
1440p Very High quality minimum/average:23/36

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – BioShock Infinite

1080p Ultra DOF quality minimum/average: 11/39
1440p Ultra DOF quality minimum/average: 4/24

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Crysis 3

1080p Very High quality minimum/average: 14/24

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Metro: Last Light Performance

1080p Very High quality minimum/average: 23/32
1440p Very High quality minimum/average: 13/20

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

1080p Ultra quality minimum/average: 34/49
1440p Ultra quality minimum/average: 24/32

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Tomb Raider

1080p Ultra quality minimum/average: 38/49
1440p Ultra quality minimum/average: 25/30

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Grand Theft Auto V

1080p Ultra quality minimum/average: 10/56
1440p Ultra quality minimum/average: 8/35

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Unigine Heaven

Unigine Extreme 1080p: 16.5

AMD Radeon R7 360 Benchmarks – Heat and Power

Idle/peak temperature: 41°C/69°C
Idle/peak power: 83W/171W

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Score in detail

  • Value 7
  • Features 6
  • Performance 5

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