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AMD Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB run games
AMD Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games.

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

How well will the Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB run 2022 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 604 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

A Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB card at 1080p is seeing a playable frame rate when running Resident Evil 8 on Ultra - 26 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on FIFA 22 which is 100 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Forza Horizon 5 performs on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 47 FPS.

Increasing resolution to 1440p is something a number of PC gamers are doing today. We tested the Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB at 1440p with Resident Evil 8, which got a weak set of FPS results. These were, Low: 51 FPS, Medium: 40 FPS, High: 27 FPS and Ultra: 19 FPS. We then checked out FIFA 22 which had a set of graphics results as followed, L: 200FPS, M: 158FPS, H: 106FPS, U: 76FPS. And another popular game was Forza Horizon 5 that returned L: 94FPS, M: 74FPS, H: 50FPS, U: 35FPS at 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB is certainly capable of running larger monitor gaming at Ultra or High graphics settings.

How many years will the Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB in your PC? No graphics card upgrade required for around 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB? There are no graphics cards on the current market that would provide a big enough increase in performance to warrant upgrading the Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB.
FPS System Benchmark
74 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB was released on 29 Jul 2016
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
144
Texture Rate
192 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
43 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$270
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
2
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1120 MHz
Boost Clock
1330 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
60
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Radeon RX 480 PowerColor Red Devil 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The Radeon RX 480 Red Devil 8GB by PowerColor is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Third Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. It is their top model of the RX 480 series featuring a massive boost to it's clock speed and a massive 3 fan non-stock cooling system. It is one of the best RX 480s available at the moment with a lot of overclocking potential.

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 1330MHz, 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. We recommend a High-End Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.

Source [ LifeFace ]