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AMD Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB run games
31 Oct 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

A mid level piece of gaming hardware, this Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB graphics card can still meet and run indie system requirements and some of the less demanding AAA games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How well will the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB run 2019 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 177 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

Running at 1080p this card gets a weak frame rate from Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip with 15 FPS on Ultra. Then we take a look at Red Dead Redemption 2 which returns a weak 15 FPS. Another title that we looked at is the popular Need For Speed Heat which we saw getting a weak 15 FPS.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB by playing Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 29FPS, M: 23FPS, H: 15FPS, U: 11FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Red Dead Redemption 2 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 11 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Need For Speed Heat which gets weak results with a 11FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB is not a viable PC gaming choice.

How many years will the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB in your PC? Its time to start researching your next graphics card upgrade as the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB is failing to meet modern day gaming system requirements. A gpu AAA lifespan of around 6-12 months.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 126% better and can run 900 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively we would suggest getting a RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB, as it can run 692 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 69% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
20 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB is released on 08 Aug 2016

Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Baffin PRO
Process
14nm
TMUs
56
Texture Rate
68 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
19 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
896
Driver Support
-
Release Price
$120.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x2880
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
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1090 MHz
Boost Clock
1212 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
350 Watt & 23 Amps
Power Connector
None
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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Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon RX 460 PowerColor Red Dragon 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 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 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 PowerColor Red Dragon 2GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 2% 71%
Death Stranding 6% 135%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 7% 71%
Cyberpunk 2077 6% 135%
Need For Speed Heat 4% 71%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 68% 135%
Planet Zoo 9% 84%
Diablo 4 17% 135%
Borderlands 3 10% 81%
FIFA 20 34% 9%
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Welp the FX-6100 is not the best CPU match , definitely a bottleneck with CPU around 60% and GPU 40% under load FeelsBadMan

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