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AMD Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB

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6.5
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How well can the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. 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 XFX Triple X OC 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 2020. The Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB can run the recommended graphics system requirements for 536 games today, of the top 1000 most demanding.

A Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB card at 1080p is predicted to see a playable frame rate when running Assassins Creed: Valhalla on Ultra - 36 FPS. Lets look at the performance its getting on Microsoft Flight Simulator which is 45 FPS. To add a bit more variety lets see how the popular Cyberpunk 2077 is predicted to perform on this hardware, which gets a reasonable 50 FPS.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Assassins Creed: Valhalla and predict it will deliver playable frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 55 FPS, Medium: 47 FPS, High: 41 FPS and Ultra: 28 FPS. We then checked the performance on Microsoft Flight Simulator to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 34 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB is a reasonable choice for most modern games at 1440p, but you may encounter some need to adjust graphics settings down from Ultra to High in some cases to improve gaming stability.

How many years will the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB in your PC? There is still 2 years of top end gaming left in this Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 28% more powerful and can run 823 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively if you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB then a good choice would be R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB as this is better than 926 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 37% better performance as well.
FPS System Benchmark
72 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB was released on 29 Jun 2016

Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
144
Texture Rate
185 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
41 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2304
Driver Support
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Release Price
$245.00
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
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1120 MHz
Boost Clock
1288 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
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon RX 480 Triple X OC 8GB by XFX is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Third Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture. It is a slightly overclocked edition of the reference card, no other physical changes.


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 1288MHz, 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 6-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
The Radeon RX 480 Triple X OC 8GB by XFX 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]
Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
10%
RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 21% 1%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 40% 6%
Watch Dogs Legion 11% 1%
Genshin Impact 71% 2%
FIFA 21 62% 48%
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 48% 4%
eFootball PES 2021 53% 48%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 10% 10%
Marvel's Avengers 53% 3%
Mafia: Definitive Edition 56% 47%
Radeon RX 480 XFX Triple X OC 8GB Extras
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