Radeon_R9_380_Asus_DirectCU_II_OC_Strix_Gaming_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition

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2.9
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How well can the Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition in your PC? This Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which is 102% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 852 games from the most demanding games today. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 65% better performance and can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
32 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition was released on 18 Jun 2015

Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Antigua PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
111 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
32 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1792
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1375 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
176GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
990 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
8.4
6.2
4.6
Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's Performance Radeon R9 380, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 990MHz, instead of 970MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched


Cooling Solution
DirectCU II with 10mm Heatpipe: Exclusive DirectCU II cooling technology outperforms reference designs with an exclusive 10mm heatpipe that transports 40% more heat away from the GPU — a first for the industry! The design also includes 1.5X-larger heat-dissipation: this means performance that's 20% cooler three-times (3X) quieter than reference for ultra-stable hardcore gaming with very low noise.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 1% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 380.


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Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
62%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
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Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 43%
Cyberpunk 2077 5% 111%
Marvel's Avengers 5% 111%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 2% 176%
Valorant 94% 85%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 30% 11%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 5% 111%
Grand Theft Auto VI 43% 128%
Grounded 56% 28%
Radeon R9 380 Asus DirectCU II OC Strix Gaming 2GB Edition Extras
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