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Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1090 Mhz 1000 Mhz
Boost Clock 1200 Mhz -
Architecture GCN 1.3 Baffin PRO GCN 1.0 Tahiti XT
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
2560x1440
3840x2160

GPU Memory

Memory 2048 MB 3072 MB
Memory Speed 1750 MHz 1375 MHz
Memory Bus 128 Bit 384 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 112GB/sec 264GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 896 2048
Technology 14nm 28nm

GPU Outputs

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

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 75 Watts 230 Watts
Recommended PSU 350 Watts 550 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor FX-6100 Core i5-2500K 3.3GHz
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 1600x900 1920x1080

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 614 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300, which has 50% better performance and can run 308 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.

AMD Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition Performance Review

The Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 11.

What FPS performance can the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition get on latest AAA 2022 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 204 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition shows us that Forza Horizon 5 is getting a weak result of 14 FPS, and then we are seeing Far Cry 6 returning a weak 0 FPS while another game on our list is the Resident Evil 8 which is getting 0 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition ran Far Cry 6 to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. Another game tested was Resident Evil 8, L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Forza Horizon 5, which returned L: 28FPS, M: 22FPS, H: 15FPS, U: 11FPS at 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition is not going to be able to maintain a playable game at this resolution.

How many years will the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte 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 HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 614 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 58% better performance. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 7970 OC GigaByte Edition then a good choice would be RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300 as this is better than 308 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 31% better performance as well.