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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1250 Mhz 1024 Mhz
Boost Clock - 1188 Mhz
Architecture GCN 1.3 Ellesmere XT Maxwell GM206-250
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
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GPU Memory

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Memory N/A 2048 MB
Memory Speed 1750 MHz 1653 MHz
Memory Bus - 128 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth - -

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 2048 768
Technology 14nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH) 4096x2160 5120x3200
VGA Connections - -
DVI Connections 1 2
HDMI Connections 1 1
DisplayPort Connections 3 3

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 150 Watts 90 Watts
Recommended PSU 500 Watts 350 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor - Core i5-4460 3.2GHz
Recommended RAM 0 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution - 1920x1080

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AMD Radeon RX 480X 8GB Performance Review

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon RX 480X 8GB is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

Radeon RX 480X 8GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon RX 480X 8GB 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. 778 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the Radeon RX 480X 8GB performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Days Gone and saw it deliver good frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 160 FPS, Medium: 126 FPS, High: 85 FPS and Ultra: 61 FPS. We proceeded to look at Resident Evil 8 to see how that compared and saw that it returned a playable 35 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon RX 480X 8GB performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Days Gone and saw it deliver reasonable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 122 FPS, Medium: 96 FPS, High: 65 FPS and Ultra: 46 FPS. We then checked the performance on Resident Evil 8 to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 27 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon RX 480X 8GB is a reasonable choice at this screen size. You can always tweak modern game graphics settings to help you get a better High graphics setting experience at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon RX 480X 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480X 8GB in your PC? This gpu has around 2+ years of running AAA recommended system requirements before any upgrades should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 480X 8GB? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti which is 32% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 972 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, as it can run 962 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 26% increased graphics performance.

Nvidia GeForce GTX 950 2GB Performance Review

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How many years will the GeForce GTX 950 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the GeForce GTX 950 2GB in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this GeForce GTX 950 2GB graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the GeForce GTX 950 2GB? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 97% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 622 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300 which is 63% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 310 games from the most demanding games today.