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AMD Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB run games
AMD Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

Game performance for the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB where we look at the bigger games played in 2022. Looking closely at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 306 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

First we looked at 1080p resolution for the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB performance to explore what sort of benchmarks it would achieve on the popular title Forza Horizon 5 and saw it deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 86 FPS, Medium: 68 FPS, High: 46 FPS and Ultra: 33 FPS. We proceeded to look at Battlefield 2042 to see how that compared and saw that it returned a weak 0 FPS at Ultra 1080p.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Forza Horizon 5 to see how the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB dealt with it. It scored up a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 65 FPS, Medium: 52 FPS, High: 35 FPS and Ultra: 25 FPS. Next we looked at Battlefield 2042 which was weak with a 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Back 4 Blood that got an Ultra 1440p FPS of 25. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB, this is going to struggle to keep a solid FPS, but a modern game could have a few options tweaked to get it playable at this res but on low graphics settings.

How many years will the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 25% more powerful and can run 616 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which is 81% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 961 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
57 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB was released on 04 Aug 2016
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere PRO
Process
14nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
118 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
59 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$179
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096MB
Memory Speed
1650MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
211.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
926 MHz
Boost Clock
1226 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
30
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Radeon RX 470 XFX Single Fan Triple X 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon RX 470 4GB XFX Triple X is single fan small form factor performance graphics card, based on the fourth revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

Architecture
N/A.

GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed Ellesmere PRO which has 24 SM activated and thus 2048 Shader Processing Units, 128 TMUs and 32 ROPs.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 450W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.

Performance
The RX 470 should run most modern AAA games at 1080p on high graphics settings.

System Suggestions
Radeon RX 470 4GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.

Source [ Felix ]