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Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1120 Mhz 1024 Mhz
Boost Clock 1266 Mhz 1188 Mhz
Architecture GCN 1.3 Ellesmere XT Maxwell GM206-250
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
2560x1440
3840x2160

GPU Memory

Memory 8192 MB 2048 MB
Memory Speed 2000 MHz 1653 MHz
Memory Bus 256 Bit 128 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 256GB/sec 105.8GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 2304 768
Technology 14nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH) 4096x2160 5120x3200
VGA Connections - -
DVI Connections - 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 i5-6600K 3.5GHz Core i5-4460 3.2GHz
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 2560x1440 1920x1080

GPU Recommended Hardware

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AMD Radeon RX 480 8GB Performance Review

A mid to low level graphics card, the Radeon RX 480 8GB is found in budget machines nowadays, struggling to meet AAA system requirements.

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

Lets look at the Radeon RX 480 8GB game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2021. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. When considering how well this graphics card can run the 1000 most demanding games available today it can best 450 of the games’ recommended graphics requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon RX 480 8GB is running Battlefield 2042 and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 15 frames per second. Comparing this to FIFA 22 which is getting strong results, where it averages 96 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Far Cry 6, which is running at 25 frames per second.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon RX 480 8GB at 1440p with Battlefield 2042, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 29 FPS, Medium: 23 FPS, High: 15 FPS and Ultra: 11 FPS. We then checked out FIFA 22 which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 192FPS, M: 152FPS, H: 102FPS, U: 73FPS. And another popular game was Far Cry 6 that returned L: 50FPS, M: 40FPS, H: 27FPS, U: 19FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a Radeon RX 480 8GB is a reasonable performance fit for this resolution. Some of the more resource intensive games may well need a few graphical tweak to get the most out of the graphics card at this increased resolution.

How many years will the Radeon RX 480 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480 8GB 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 RX 480 8GB? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon RX 480 8GB then a good choice would be 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti as this is better than 972 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 58% better performance as well. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon RX 480 8GB then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB as this is better than 962 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 50% better performance as well.

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? A great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which has 97% better performance and can run 622 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 63% better and can meet 310 of their recommended requirements.