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AMD Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB run games
2 May 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB. In particular this is looking at the Ultra graphics settings to see what sort of FPS this graphics card can get across some of the more popular games played in 2021. Of the 1000 most demanding recommended specs found in game requirements today, this gpu is more powerful than the graphics requirement of 693 games in todays list.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB shows us that Age of Empires IV is predicted to get a reasonable result of 50 FPS, and then we are seeing Far Cry 6 predicted to return a playable 29 FPS while another game on our list is the Scavengers which is getting 50 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

We move on to 1440p, and predict that Far Cry 6 will deliver weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 57 FPS, Medium: 45 FPS, High: 30 FPS and Ultra: 22 FPS. Next we have Scavengers running on Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB which gets L: 100FPS, M: 79FPS, H: 53FPS, U: 38FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Age of Empires IV is predicted to get L: 100FPS, M: 79FPS, H: 53FPS, U: 38FPS at 1440p. Looking at a few of these 1440p results for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB we get the impression that it 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 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 787 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 23% better performance as well. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB which is 32% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 906 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
75 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB was released on 29 Jun 2016

Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB
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
2304
Driver Support
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Release Price
$250.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
2000 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
256GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
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
Best Resolution
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB 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.


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Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
7%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Resident Evil 8 35% 29%
Grand Theft Auto VI 12% 39%
Battlefield 6 42% 29%
Mass Effect: Legendary Edition 47% 29%
Far Cry 6 12% 43%
Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 39% 62%
Star Citizen 13% 13%
Days Gone 24% 6%
Scavengers 47% 1%
Total War: Rome Remastered 96% 35%
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