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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1090 Mhz 1000 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 300 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 if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300. This PC hardware upgrade performs 50% better and can run 309 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.

AMD Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition Performance Review

This Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II 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 11 requirement.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2022. In particular we focus on how well the Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. 372 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition can run Star Citizen at 1080p and predict it will return reasonable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 131 FPS, Medium: 103 FPS, High: 69 FPS and Ultra: 50 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Back 4 Blood returns a playable 38 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition at 1440p and researched how Star Citizen might perform on it leading us to predict a playable set of FPS results. These were, Low: 100 FPS, Medium: 79 FPS, High: 53 FPS and Ultra: 38 FPS. We then checked out Back 4 Blood which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 77FPS, M: 60FPS, H: 41FPS, U: 29FPS. And another popular game was Grand Theft Auto VI with predictions of L: 28FPS, M: 22FPS, H: 15FPS, U: 11FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition we get the impression that it is certainly a viable option for these higher gaming resolutions. Remember that if you suffer some 1440p FPS drops the you can usually tweak modern game graphics settings until you get a near High graphics setting experience with this Graphics card.

How many years will the Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition in your PC? This Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition card has 12 to 18 months of latest AAA game play left in it before upgrading should be considered

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon R9 290X Asus DirectCU II Edition? Then we would suggest getting a 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, as it can run 972 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 76% increased graphics performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which is 67% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 961 games from the most demanding games today.