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AMD Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB run games
AMD Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

While some games have more powerful requirements than this GPU, the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB is only really challenged by the most demanding games released today, but normally it is more than capable of running games with a stable frame rate at 1080p.

DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Here is a quick game performance synopsis for the AAA games played in 2022. In particular we focus on how well the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 731 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We predict that Star Citizen will get 58 FPS with the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB, Forza Horizon 5 getting 47 FPS and Dying Light 2 predicted to get 34 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have researched Star Citizen and predict it will be playable. The frame rates predicted for the game presets were - Low: 116 FPS, Medium: 91 FPS, High: 61 FPS and Ultra: 44 FPS. We added Forza Horizon 5 to our tests and saw it was playable with a 35 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Dying Light 2 leading us to predict 26 FPS at Ultra 1440p. In summary we feel the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB running at 1440p is a reasonable choice at this screen size. You can always tweak modern game graphics settings to help you get a better High graphics setting experience at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB then a good choice would be 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti as this is better than 972 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 51% better performance as well. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB, which is 43% more powerful and can run 961 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
75 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB was released on 29 Jun 2016
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
144
Texture Rate
193 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
43 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$250
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120 x 2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192MB
Memory Speed
2000MHz
Memory Bus
256bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1120 MHz
Boost Clock
1338 MHz
Power
Max Power
150 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1440
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
73
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Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The Radeon RX 480 IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Third Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. The second of their 2 overclocked RX 480s, this card features a non stock cooler and an extra DVI port as well as an even faster clock speed.

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 1338MHz, in Turbo Mode.

Memory
The GPU accesses a 8GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 2000MHz.

Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 150W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with one available 8-pin connector.

Performance
Benchmarks Indicate Radeon RX 480 8GB can be almost 10% Faster than GeForce GTX 970 at 4K. However, Radeon R9 390X is still slightly faster, overall.
At 1920x1080, the default rank for all GD Graphics Card, expect its performance to be between Radeonn R9 290 and Radeon R9 290X.

System Suggestions
Radeon RX 480 8GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 2560x1440 and this card is no different. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.

Source [ LifeFace ]