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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 980 Mhz 1050 Mhz
Boost Clock - -
Architecture GCN 1.2 Antigua PRO GCN 1.1 Grenada XT
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory 4096 MB 8192 MB
Memory Speed 1475 MHz 1500 MHz
Memory Bus 256 Bit 512 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 188.8GB/sec 384GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 1792 2816
Technology 28nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH) 4096x2160 4096x2160
VGA Connections - -
DVI Connections 2 2
HDMI Connections 1 1
DisplayPort Connections - -

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 190 Watts 275 Watts
Recommended PSU 500 Watts 600 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 1920x1080 2560x1600

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AMD Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition Performance Review

The Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How well will the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition run 2021 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 202 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

A Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a playable frame rate when running Star Citizen on Ultra - 29 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Grand Theft Auto VI which is 0 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Forza Horizon 5 is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a playable 36 FPS.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Star Citizen and predict it will be weak. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 58 FPS, Medium: 46 FPS, High: 31 FPS and Ultra: 22 FPS. We added Grand Theft Auto VI to our research and predict it will be weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Forza Horizon 5 leading us to predict 27 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition is in need of some graphics adjustments to get some stability, which means its not an ideal gaming resolution for this GPU.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 4GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 62% more powerful and can run 632 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300 which is 33% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 312 games from the most demanding games today.

AMD Radeon R9 390X Performance Review

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon R9 390X is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2021 popular games. This short Radeon R9 390X game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 451 games in the list.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Far Cry 6 will get 25 FPS with the Radeon R9 390X, Grand Theft Auto VI predicted to get 23 FPS and Dying Light 2 predicted to get 30 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we researched the upcoming Far Cry 6 to predict how the Radeon R9 390X would deal with it. Our research revealed a weak series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 50 FPS, Medium: 40 FPS, High: 27 FPS and Ultra: 19 FPS. Next we looked at Grand Theft Auto VI which we predict will be weak with a 17 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Dying Light 2 that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 23. In summary we feel the Radeon R9 390X running at 1440p is going to need to lower its graphics settings to medium on modern games.

How many years will the Radeon R9 390X graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 390X in your PC? This Radeon R9 390X card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 390X? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon R9 390X then a good choice would be 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti as this is better than 976 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 58% better performance as well. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which is 50% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 967 games from the most demanding games today.