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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1010 Mhz 1100 Mhz
Boost Clock - 1150 Mhz
Architecture GCN 1.1 Grenada PRO GCN 1.1 Curacao XT
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
2560x1440
3840x2160

GPU Memory

Memory 8192 MB 2048 MB
Memory Speed 1500 MHz 1500 MHz
Memory Bus 512 Bit 256 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 384GB/sec 192GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 2560 1280
Technology 28nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

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

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 375 Watts 180 Watts
Recommended PSU 750 Watts 500 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor Core i7-4790K 4-Core 4.0GHz Core i5-4430 3.0GHz
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 2560x1440 1920x1080

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AMD Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition Performance Review

This Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

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

What FPS performance can the Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition get on latest AAA 2021 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 373 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition can run Grand Theft Auto VI at 1080p and predict it will return weak frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 37 FPS, Medium: 29 FPS, High: 20 FPS and Ultra: 14 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Battlefield 2042 is predicted to return a weak 5 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Grand Theft Auto VI will deliver weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 28 FPS, Medium: 22 FPS, High: 15 FPS and Ultra: 11 FPS. Next we have Battlefield 2042 running on Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition which is predicted to get L: 10FPS, M: 8FPS, H: 5FPS, U: 4FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Forza Horizon 5 is predicted to get L: 77FPS, M: 60FPS, H: 41FPS, U: 29FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition we get the impression that it is going to struggle to keep a solid FPS, but a modern game could have a few options tweaked to get it playable at this res but on low graphics settings.

How many years will the Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon R9 390 Sapphire Nitro 8GB Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, as it can run 975 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 76% increased graphics performance. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, as it can run 965 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 67% increased graphics performance.

AMD Radeon R9 270X Sapphire Toxic 2GB OC Edition Performance Review

DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon R9 270X Sapphire Toxic 2GB OC Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 270X Sapphire Toxic 2GB OC Edition in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon R9 270X Sapphire Toxic 2GB OC Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 270X Sapphire Toxic 2GB OC Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 90% better and can run 625 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300 which is 57% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 311 games from the most demanding games today.