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AMD Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition run games
AMD Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.

This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2022 popular games. This short Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 220 games in todays list.

A Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition card at 1080p is seeing a weak frame rate when running Back 4 Blood on Ultra - 18 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Forza Horizon 5 which is 18 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Resident Evil 8 performs on this hardware, which gets a weak 0 FPS.

As the PC gaming masses explore larger screen resolutions we decided to run some game checks at 1440p across a few popular games. We discovered the Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition ran Back 4 Blood to a weak performance level. Results across the graphics settings looked like this, Low: 35 FPS, Medium: 28 FPS, High: 19 FPS and Ultra: 13 FPS. Another game tested was Forza Horizon 5, L: 35FPS, M: 28FPS, H: 19FPS, U: 13FPS. And then we checked graphics card performance on Resident Evil 8, which returned L: 0FPS, M: 0FPS, H: 0FPS, U: 0FPS at 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition is not the best choice to run modern games.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition in your PC? This Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB 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 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 XT 8GB which meets 725 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 58% better performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300 which meets 304 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 26% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
39 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition was released on 19 Nov 2015
AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Antigua XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
125 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$249.99
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
4096MB
Memory Speed
1425MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
182.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
768
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
980 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
22
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Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 380X Gigabyte Gaming G1 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's Performance Radeon R9 380X, created by Gigabyte.

Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 980MHz, instead of 970MHz.

Overclock: Memory Clock
None.

Frame Buffer
Untouched.

Cooling Solution
WINDFORCE 2X Cooling System: Eequipped with high performance pure cooper heat-pipes which direct touch the GPU can strengthen the speed of heat dissipation. Besides, the air flow is effectively enhanced by the unique blade fan design, this not only increase the cooling capacity while reducing air turbulence but also results a lower noise level.

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

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