Radeon_R9_380_PowerColor_PCS+_2GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition

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2.9
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How well can the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 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. Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which has 102% better performance and can run 852 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 65% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
32 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition was released on 18 Jun 2015

Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Antigua PRO
Process
28nm
TMUs
112
Texture Rate
110 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 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
1475 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
188.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
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
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
10
10
8.4
6.2
4.6
Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's Performance Radeon R9 380, created by PowerColor.


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


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1475MHz, instead of 1375MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
PCS-Professional Cooling System: The unique cooling technology can decrease operating environment temp. Effectively, and enhance headroom for OC capabilities.


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


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Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
62%
RAM
11GB
0%
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VS
Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Microsoft Flight Simulator 43% 43%
Cyberpunk 2077 5% 111%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 25% 54%
Valorant 94% 85%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 5% 111%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 30% 11%
Marvel's Avengers 5% 111%
Grand Theft Auto VI 43% 128%
Grounded 56% 28%
Death Stranding 7% 62%
Radeon R9 380 PowerColor PCS+ 2GB Edition Extras
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