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AMD Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB run games
15 Sep 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A strong performing piece of hardware, Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB can still meet a lot of the game system requirements of modern games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

We take a look at game performance achieved on this graphics card when running 2020 popular games. This short Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB game hardware review looks at the graphics card frame rate performance on Ultra graphics settings at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions. This graphics hardware can run 117 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

Running at 1080p this card gets a strong frame rate from Valorant with 438 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Assassins Creed: Valhalla which is predicted to return a weak 12 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Horizon: Zero Dawn which we saw getting a playable 42 FPS.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Valorant where it was strong. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 882 FPS, Medium: 695 FPS, High: 468 FPS and Ultra: 334 FPS. We added Assassins Creed: Valhalla to our research and predict it will be weak with a 9 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Horizon: Zero Dawn which got 32 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB is easily capable of pc gaming across these screen resolutions. Turn the game settings up to Ultra at 1440p. This GPU is also capable of running a solid FPS across a lot of games at 4K resolution as well.

How many years will the Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB in your PC? We think this Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB has around 6-12 months until an upgrade should be considered.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB which meets 833 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 53% better performance. Alternatively if you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 25% better and can run 769 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games.
FPS System Benchmark
59 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB is released on 04 Aug 2016

Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere PRO
Process
14nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
161 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
40 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
$199.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1650 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
211.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
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
500 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
Resolution Performance
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Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The AMD Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB graphics card is a 2016 released performance graphics card based on the third revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. This card competes against Nvidia's outgoing, but very popular, GTX 970 and the incoming GTX 1050 Ti, when that releases.


Architecture
It is powered by the Ellesmere PRO GPU, which has 2048 shader processing units, 128 TMUs and 32 ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 926MHz and goes up to 1256MHz, when boost mode is triggered.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the memory clock Operates at 1650MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
The AMD Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB has been built as a Mid/High performance graphics card for 2016. It will run most triple AAA titles released during 2016 on medium to high graphics at 1080p screen resolution. With adjustments and lowering anti aliasing this card can confidently maintain 60+ frames per seconds on high graphic settings at 1080p. Moving to 1440p screen resolution and the graphics card may need to be adjusted down to medium in order to maintain 50-60+ fps.
System Suggestions
The RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a mid range processor and at least 8GB of system memory for optimal performance.


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Radeon RX 470 HIS IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
33%
RAM
12GB
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Assassins Creed: Valhalla 28% 60%
Valorant 96% 89%
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