Radeon RX 480 MSI Armor 4GB Game Requirement Analysis
The Radeon RX 480 Armor 4GB by MSI is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Third Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. It is their middle ground piece to go in-between the reference card and their gaming series, with a slightly lower price. Featuring a less extravagant look without RGB colouring it features a non-stock fan and an extra HDMI and DVI slot.
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.
The Central Unit runs at 1120MHz and goes up to 1266MHz, in Turbo Mode.
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz.
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 450W PSU with one available 8-pin connector.
Benchmarks Indicate Radeon RX 480 4GB is, on average, as fast as GeForce GTX 970.
Radeon RX 480 Armour 4GB by MSI is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.