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AMD Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games. Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB is capable of DirectX 12 gaming requirements.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2019 popular games. This short Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 154 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB is running Need For Speed Heat and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 14 frames per second. Comparing this to FIFA 20 which is getting strong results, where it averages 87 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Red Dead Redemption 2, which is running at 14 frames per second.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB at 1440p with Need For Speed Heat, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 27 FPS, Medium: 21 FPS, High: 14 FPS and Ultra: 10 FPS. We then checked out FIFA 20 which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 150FPS, M: 125FPS, H: 91FPS, U: 67FPS. And another popular game was Red Dead Redemption 2 that returned L: 27FPS, M: 21FPS, H: 14FPS, U: 10FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB we get the impression that it is not a bad choice for a larger screen size like this. Some games will struggle though, but with some careful graphic option adjustments in-game you can normally find a suitable visual experience with this GPU at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB in your PC? We think this Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 127% more powerful and can run 895 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB is the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, which is 70% more powerful and can run 684 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
19 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB is released on 08 Aug 2016

Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Baffin PRO
Process
14nm
TMUs
48
Texture Rate
58 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
19 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
896
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$115.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
7680x4320
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
112GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1090 MHz
Boost Clock
1200 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 23 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
7.9
5.7
3.7
Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon RX 460 ASUS Dual 2GB 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.


Architecture
It equips a GPU codenamed Baffin PRO which is a 3rd gen Pascal GPU, offering 896 Shader Processing Units, 48 TMUs and 16 ROPs.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock operates at 1750MHz.


Power Consumption
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.


Performance
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 ASUS Dual 2GB can play most modern games at medium graphics selection on a 1600p screen res and expect around 45+FPS


System Suggestions
Radeon RX 460 ASUS Dual 2GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1600x900. We recommend a mid range CPU and 8GB of system memory for optimal performance.


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Radeon RX 460 ASUS DUAL 2GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
81%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 2% 73%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 68% 137%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 6% 73%
Halo: Reach 76% 45%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 6% 137%
Cyberpunk 2077 6% 137%
Borderlands 3 11% 82%
FIFA 20 33% 8%
Death Stranding 6% 137%
Need For Speed Heat 3% 73%
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