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Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1090 Mhz 1040 Mhz
Boost Clock 1200 Mhz -
Architecture GCN 1.3 Baffin PRO GCN 1.1 Hawaii XT
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
2560x1440
3840x2160

GPU Memory

Memory 2048 MB 4096 MB
Memory Speed 1750 MHz 1250 MHz
Memory Bus 128 Bit 512 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 112GB/sec 320GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 896 2816
Technology 14nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

Max Digital Resolution (WxH) 7680x4320 4096x2160
VGA Connections - -
DVI Connections 1 2
HDMI Connections 1 1
DisplayPort Connections 1 -

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 75 Watts 290 Watts
Recommended PSU 350 Watts 750 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor FX-6100 Core i7-4770K 4-Core 3.5GHz
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 1600x900 2560x1440

GPU Recommended Hardware

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AMD Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB Performance Review

Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB in your PC? We think this Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 82% better and can meet 617 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300 which is 50% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 309 games from the most demanding games today.

AMD Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition Performance Review

This Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 11 or lower are met by this card.

Lets look at the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition game performance guide for some of the biggest games played in 2022. In particular we will see how well this graphics card runs on Ultra settings on 1080p resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. The Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 384 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Battlefield 2042 getting 7 FPS with the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition, Star Citizen predicted to get 51 FPS and Resident Evil 8 getting 16 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Battlefield 2042 and saw it deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 13 FPS, Medium: 10 FPS, High: 7 FPS and Ultra: 5 FPS. We then checked the performance on Star Citizen to predict if that will run well. It is predicted to be playable with a 39 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition we get the impression that it is going to need to lower its graphics settings to medium on modern games.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming 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 290X MSI Gaming Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which has 72% better performance and can run 972 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon R9 290X MSI Gaming Edition then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB as this is better than 961 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 64% better performance as well.