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AMD Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB run games
12 Jan 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A strong performing piece of hardware, Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 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.

How well will the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 374 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 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB is running Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and delivering playable performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 43 frames per second. Comparing this to FIFA 20 which is getting strong results, where it averages 132 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Red Dead Redemption 2, which is running at 43 frames per second.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Call of Duty: Modern Warfare where it was playable. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 87 FPS, Medium: 68 FPS, High: 46 FPS and Ultra: 33 FPS. We added FIFA 20 to our tests and saw it was strong with a 101 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Red Dead Redemption 2 which got 33 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB is a strong choice at these screen resolutions. With Ultra graphics settings being regularly reached at 1440p gaming its easy to consider bumping up the screen size to 4K for this graphics card.

How many years will the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited 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 Limited Edition 4GB? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 53% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 882 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB as this is better than 827 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 22% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
60 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB is released on 04 Aug 2016

Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere PRO
Process
14nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
164 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
41 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
$210.00
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
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224GB/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
1280 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
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The AMD Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB graphics card is a 2016 released performance graphics card based on the third revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture and is the best choice of the 4GB RX 470 cards. 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 1280MHz, when boost mode is triggered, the highest of any RX 470.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the memory clock Operates at a boosted 1750MHz, the highest the RX 470s 4GB cards go up to.


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


Performance
The AMD RX 470 has been built as a Mid/High performance graphics card for 2016 and so the Radeon RX 470 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB will really show the best the RX 470 can do. 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 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 XFX RS Black Limited Edition 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 30% 56%
Halo: Reach 84% 64%
Red Dead Redemption 2 35% 14%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 38% 14%
Doom Eternal 45% 2%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 57% 30%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 30% 56%
FIFA 20 56% 39%
Need For Speed Heat 36% 14%
Grand Theft Auto VI 6% 74%
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