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AMD Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB run games
AMD Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements.

Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

How well will the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB run 2021 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 311.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB shows us that Days Gone is getting a playable result of 42 FPS, and then we are seeing Star Citizen predicted to return a reasonable 46 FPS while another game on our list is the Grand Theft Auto VI which is predicted to get 8 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB by researching Star Citizen leading us to predict a playable performance. Its FPS predictions for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 93FPS, M: 73FPS, H: 49FPS, U: 35FPS. Another popular game we researched with this card was Grand Theft Auto VI and that was weak. This graphics card is predicted to deliver 6 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Days Gone which gets playable results with a 32FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB is not a first choice gaming resolution. While this graphics card would likely be more suited to 1080p gaming, you may be able to make some graphical tweaks in the game options to improve your stability at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 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 RS Black Edition 4GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 634 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 22% better performance. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which meets 967 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 78% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
59 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB was released on 04 Aug 2016
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere PRO
Process
14nm
TMUs
96
Texture Rate
121 GTexel/s
ROPs
48
Pixel Rate
60 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$200
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
1750MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224GB/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
1256 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
3.1
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Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Edition 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon RX 470 4GB XFX Black Edition is a dual fan, standard 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 2048 Shader Processing Units, 128 TMUs and 32 ROPs.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB 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 XFX RS Black Edition RX 470 should run most modern 2016 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 ]