10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed
Based on current gaming requirements the Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition is considered one of the weakest cards and wont meet modern AAA game specs.
Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.
Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition. 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 190.
With 1080p being the most common gaming resolution at the moment we explored how well the Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition can run Star Citizen at 1080p and predict it will return playable frame rates at the following graphics settings - Low: 77 FPS, Medium: 60 FPS, High: 41 FPS and Ultra: 29 FPS. For performance contrast we can see that Far Cry 6 returns a weak 0 FPS at Ultra 1080p.
With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition by researching Star Citizen leading us to predict a weak performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 58FPS, M: 46FPS, H: 31FPS, U: 22FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Far Cry 6 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Battlefield 2042 which gets weak results with a 0FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition PC gaming is not a viable PC gaming choice.How many years will the Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition in your PC?
We think this Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered. Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380 Club3D royalQueen OC 4GB Edition?
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 62% better and can meet 617 of their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300
which is 33% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 309 games from the most demanding games today.