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GPU Architecture

Core Speed 1120 Mhz 1090 Mhz
Boost Clock 1291 Mhz 1200 Mhz
Architecture GCN 1.3 Ellesmere XT GCN 1.3 Baffin PRO
Release Date - -
Notebook GPU No No

Resolution Performance

1920x1080
2560x1440
3840x2160

GPU Memory

Memory 8192 MB 2048 MB
Memory Speed 2000 MHz 1750 MHz
Memory Bus 256 Bit 128 Bit
Memory Type - -
Memory Bandwidth 256GB/sec 112GB/sec

GPU Display

Shader Processing Units 2304 896
Technology 14nm 14nm

GPU Outputs

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

GPU Power Requirements

Power Required (Watts) 150 Watts 75 Watts
Recommended PSU 500 Watts 350 Watts

GPU Supporting Hardware

Recommended Processor Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz FX-6100
Recommended RAM 8 GB 8 GB
Maximum Recommended Gaming Resolution 2560x1440 1600x900

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AMD Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB Performance Review

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

DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2022. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 487.

Running at 1080p this card is predicted to get a reasonable frame rate from Star Citizen with 56 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Forza Horizon 5 which returns a reasonable 45 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Far Cry 6 which we saw getting a playable 26 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we researched the upcoming Star Citizen to predict how the Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB would deal with it. Our research revealed a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 112 FPS, Medium: 88 FPS, High: 59 FPS and Ultra: 42 FPS. Next we looked at Forza Horizon 5 which was playable with a 34 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Far Cry 6 that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 20. 1440p gaming on the Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB is a reasonable choice for most modern games at 1440p, but you may encounter some need to adjust graphics settings down from Ultra to High in some cases to improve gaming stability.

How many years will the Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which has 56% better performance and can run 972 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor OC 8GB would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which meets 961 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 48% better performance.

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 choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 616 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 82% better performance. 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 50% better and can meet 309 of their recommended requirements.