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AMD Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition run games
26 Jan 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs. DirectX 11 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition in your PC? You should definitely consider replacing this Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition graphics card, if it is still in your gaming PC.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB as this is better than 879 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 3089% better performance as well. Alternatively 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 2401% better and can meet 745 of their recommended requirements.
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The Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition is released on 03 Apr 2014

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GPU
Architecture
Terascale 2 Caicos PRO-L
Process
40nm
TMUs
8
Texture Rate
5 GTexel/s
ROPs
4
Pixel Rate
3 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
160
Driver Support
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Compatibility
Direct X
DX 11.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
667 MHz
Memory Bus
64 Bit
Memory Type
DDR3
Memory Bandwidth
10.7GB/sec
L2 Cache
128KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
1
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
625 MHz
Power
Max Power
19 Watts
PSU
400 Watt & 29 Amps
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
4 GB
Best Resolution
1024 x 768
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition is a special edition of AMD's Entry-Level Radeon R5 230, created by PowerColor.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit runs at the same speed.
Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock runs at 667MHz and the Frame Buffer remains the same: 1GB.
Cooling Solution
The Cooling System remains the same.
Performance
Without Overclocking Out of The Box, Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition is as fast as the reference Radeon R5 230.


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Radeon R5 230 PowerColor 1GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 1256% 2278%
Halo: Reach 233% 656%
Cyberpunk 2077 1367% 3167%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 1189% 2278%
Doom Eternal 1056% 1944%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 1367% 3167%
Grand Theft Auto VI 2122% 3533%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 789% 1367%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 344% 3167%
Need For Speed Heat 1233% 2278%
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I have this card I can OC it to 700 core and 900 memory… using AMD Overdrive… but still a GPU for multimedia apps and light gaming….not for demanding games…

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