Radeon_R9_390X_XFX_Double_Dissipation_8GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How well will the Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 384.

With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition can run Halo Infinite at 1080p and predict it will return playable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 69 FPS, Medium: 54 FPS, High: 36 FPS and Ultra: 26 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Valorant returns a strong 486 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition by researching Halo Infinite leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 52FPS, M: 41FPS, H: 28FPS, U: 20FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Valorant and that was strong. This graphics card delivered 370 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Grounded which gets playable results with a 44FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition PC gaming is more than capable at running this screen resolution. 1440p Ultra across almost all modern games is going to be fairly standard with this GPU. We would consider moving this hardware up to 4K screen resolutions for PC gaming today.

How many years will the Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition in your PC? This Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB 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 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 38% better and can meet 852 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, as it can run 945 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 48% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
67 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition was released on 18 Jun 2015

Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Grenada XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
185 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
67 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2816
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
384GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1050 MHz
Power
Max Power
275 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
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Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 390X, created by XFX.


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
XFX Ghost Thermal 3.0 Technology. New Improved design, all new optimized fin arrays and lengthened electro plated heatpipes for unprecedented efficiency and performance. Play at your hearts content for hours on end with the comfort of knowing that your card is running cool and efficient.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 390X 8GB.


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Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
11%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Horizon: Zero Dawn 15% 5%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 2% 2%
Cyberpunk 2077 28% 44%
Valorant 96% 90%
Marvel's Avengers 35% 44%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 35% 44%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 52% 39%
Grand Theft Auto VI 2% 56%
Grounded 70% 13%
Death Stranding 37% 11%
Radeon R9 390X XFX Double Dissipation 8GB Edition Extras
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