Radeon_R9_380X_Asus_DirectCU_II_Strix_Gaming_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the more powerful mid range graphics cards, the Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition might struggle sometimes with the more system demanding game requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition is at running the more popular games of 2019. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. We look at 1000 of the most demanding games available today and this GPU is better than the recommended graphics requirement of more than 302 games in the list.

A Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition card at 1080p is predicted to see a weak frame rate when running Cyberpunk 2077 on Ultra - 0 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on FIFA 20 which is 102 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order performs on this hardware, which gets a weak 0 FPS.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Cyberpunk 2077 and predict it will be weak. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 0 FPS, Medium: 0 FPS, High: 0 FPS and Ultra: 0 FPS. We added FIFA 20 to our tests and saw it was good with a 78 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order which got 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition PC gaming is a reasonable performance fit for this resolution. Some of the more resource intensive games may well need a few graphical tweak to get the most out of the graphics card at this increased resolution.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB 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 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 97% better and can run 899 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 683 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 44% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
37 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition is released on 19 Nov 2015

Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Antigua XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
124 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
$229.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1425 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
182.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
970 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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Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's Performance Radeon R9 380X, created by Asus.


Overclock: Central Unit
None.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
DirectCU II with 0dB fan technology lets you enjoy complete silence when idle, and up to 30%-cooler with 3X-quieter performance in hardcore gaming.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 380X.


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Radeon R9 380X Asus DirectCU II Strix Gaming 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
49%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 73% 101%
Red Dead Redemption 2 16% 47%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 21% 47%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 10% 101%
Cyberpunk 2077 10% 101%
Halo: Reach 79% 53%
Borderlands 3 5% 55%
Death Stranding 10% 101%
Need For Speed Heat 18% 47%
FIFA 20 43% 22%
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