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AMD Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB graphics card, when running 2020 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 464 games in todays list.

A Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB card at 1080p is predicted to see a weak frame rate when running Grand Theft Auto VI on Ultra - 22 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on FIFA 21 which is 150 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Watch Dogs Legion is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 49 FPS.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Grand Theft Auto VI and predict it will be weak. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 43 FPS, Medium: 34 FPS, High: 23 FPS and Ultra: 16 FPS. We added FIFA 21 to our tests and saw it was strong with a 115 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Watch Dogs Legion leading us to predict 37 FPS at Ultra 1440p. 1440p Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB PC gaming is a very good hardware option at these screen sizes. Ultra is easily achieved across almost all games at 1440p and we would suggest an increase of screen size up to 4K for this graphics card.

How many years will the Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 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 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB? 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 32% better and can run 825 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, as it can run 927 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 41% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
70 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB is released on 01 Jun 2016

Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
144
Texture Rate
182 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
41 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2304
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
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1120 MHz
Boost Clock
1266 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-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 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon RX 480 G1 Gaming 4GB by Gigabyte is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Third Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. It is an un-overclocked version of the reference card featuring LED lights and their new more efficient now stock cooler.


Architecture
It equips a GPU Codenamed Ellesmere XT which is a Forth Gen GCN GPU and has 36 SM activated and thus offers 2304 Shader Processing Units, 144 TMUs and 32 ROPs.


GPU
The Central Unit runs at 1120MHz and goes up to 1266MHz, in Turbo Mode.


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
Benchmarks Indicate Radeon RX 480 4GB is, on average, as fast as GeForce GTX 970.


System Suggestions
Radeon RX 480 4GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. As this card is effectively the same, we recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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Radeon RX 480 Gigabyte G1 Gaming 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
14%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 19% 5%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 38% 3%
Genshin Impact 70% 6%
eFootball PES 2021 51% 47%
FIFA 21 61% 47%
Watch Dogs Legion 8% 2%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 46% 7%
Marvel's Avengers 51% 0%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 54% 51%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 7% 7%
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