Radeon RX 460 Sapphire Nitro 2G D5 Game Requirement Analysis
Radeon RX 460 Sapphire Nitro 2G D5 is a middle-class graphics card based on the third revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. Note that there is a 4GB version of the RX 460, which should be considered for future proofing.
It equips a GPU codenamed Baffin PRO which is a 3rd gen Pascal GPU, offering 896 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 16 ROPs.
The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock operates at 1750MHz.
With a rated board TDP of 75W, it requires at least a 350W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI slot for power, meaning no extra connectors are required.
This graphics card was designed and marketed towards the competitive MOBO gamers. A light weight, small form factor GPU solution that offers mobility, so that gamers travelling to events can bring a smaller cheaper gaming rig. The Radeon RX 460 Sapphire Nitro 2G D5 can play most modern games at medium graphics selection on a 1600p screen res and expect around 45+FPS
Radeon RX 460 Sapphire Nitro 2G D5 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1600x900. We recommend a mid range CPU and 8GB of system memory for optimal performance.