Radeon_R9_390_PowerColor_PCS+_8GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition run games
AMD Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Game performance for the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition where we look at the bigger games played in 2022. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. The Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 366 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition is running FIFA 22 and delivering strong performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 86 frames per second. Comparing this to Back 4 Blood which is getting playable results, where it averages 38 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Forza Horizon 5, which is running at 38 frames per second.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at FIFA 22 and saw it deliver good frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 173 FPS, Medium: 136 FPS, High: 92 FPS and Ultra: 66 FPS. We then checked the performance on Back 4 Blood to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 29 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition is a solid choice of hardware for increased screen resolution gaming. We can see this graphics card is capable of delivering reliable frame rates at Ultra and certainly High graphics settings at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition 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 R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition.
FPS System Benchmark
64 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition was released on 18 Jun 2015
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Grenada PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
160
Texture Rate
162 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
65 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192MB
Memory Speed
1500MHz
Memory Bus
512bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
384GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1010 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
36
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Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 390 PowerColor PCS+ 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 390, created by PowerColor.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1010MHz, instead of 1000MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
The Efficient Trio Fan design with the Mute Fan Technology delivers intelligent fan controlling to provide noiseless environment as well as reducing the power consumption when the GPU temperature is lower than 60°C.

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

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