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GPU Architecture

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

Resolution Performance

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GPU Memory

Memory 4096 MB 2048 MB
Memory Speed 1475 MHz 1375 MHz
Memory Bus 256 Bit 256 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 188.8GB/sec 176GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 1792 1792
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 190 Watts
Recommended PSU 500 Watts 500 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz Core i5-4690K 3.5GHz
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 1920x1080 1920x1080

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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 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition Performance Review

Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.

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

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition is at running the more popular games of 2021. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 198 games in todays list.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition can run Grand Theft Auto VI at 1080p and predict it will return weak frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that FIFA 22 is predicted to return a good 61 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We predict the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition will run the upcoming game Grand Theft Auto VI to a weak performance level. Predictions across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. Another game researched was FIFA 22 with predictions of L: 122FPS, M: 96FPS, H: 65FPS, U: 46FPS. And then we researched potential graphics card performance on Battlefield 2042, wih estimates revealing L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition, this is going to need to lower its graphics settings to medium on modern games.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition in your PC? We think this Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 380 MSI OC 2GB Edition is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 63% 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 35% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 312 games from the most demanding games today.