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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
AMD Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB
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 8GB 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 8GB runs at Ultra graphics settings and what frames per second it is getting at 1080p, 1440p and 4K monitor resolutions. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 731.

A Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB card at 1080p is seeing a reasonable frame rate when running Forza Horizon 5 on Ultra - 47 FPS. Lets look at the predicted performance it will get on Grand Theft Auto VI which is 26 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Dying Light 2 is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a playable 34 FPS.

Next up we increase screen res tests to accommodate the growing in popularity 1440p screen size. So we booted up Forza Horizon 5 to see how the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB dealt with it. It scored up a playable series of FPS results across these graphics presets - Low: 94 FPS, Medium: 74 FPS, High: 50 FPS and Ultra: 35 FPS. Next we looked at Grand Theft Auto VI which we predict will be weak with a 20 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And finally looked at Dying Light 2 that we predict will get an Ultra 1440p FPS of 26. 1440p gaming on the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB 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? A great upgrade graphics card would be a 30 Series GeForce RTX 3050 Ti, which has 51% better performance and can run 972 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 64 8GB which meets 961 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 43% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
75 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 480 HIS IceQ X² Roaring Turbo 8GB was released on 29 Jun 2016
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
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$250
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096 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
Best Resolution
GPU Upgrade
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GD RATING
73
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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.

Source [ LifeFace ]