Radeon_RX_570_MSI_Gaming_X_8GB
AMD Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB

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5.7
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How well can the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

Here is a performance review on how capable the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB is at running the more popular games of 2020. Specifically looking at this PC hardware’s ability to get suitable frames per second to play on Ultra game settings and what FPS it might get on 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen res. In comparison to the game recommended requirements of the 1000 most demanding games played today this PC hardware can run 460.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB is predicted to run Grand Theft Auto VI with weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 21 frames per second. Comparing this to Baldurs Gate 3 which is getting reasonable results, where it averages 46 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Cyberpunk 2077, which is predicted to run at 47 frames per second.

One of the growing popular screen resolutions for PC gaming is the wider 1440p. So we wanted to see how well the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB performed at 1440p by taking a look at some of the current popular games. First we looked at Grand Theft Auto VI and predict it will deliver weak frames per second across the following graphics settings - Low: 41 FPS, Medium: 33 FPS, High: 22 FPS and Ultra: 16 FPS. We then checked the performance on Baldurs Gate 3 to see if that runs well. It was playable with a 35 FPS at Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB, this is ok at playing most games but might need to have the graphics settings lowered to medium preset in some cases.

How many years will the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB? Are you looking to upgrade a Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB? Then we would suggest getting a 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, as it can run 825 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 33% increased graphics performance. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, as it can run 927 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 42% increased graphics performance.
FPS System Benchmark
69 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB is released on 18 Apr 2017

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 19.8 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

19.8 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 28.4 FPS on Gears 5

Gears 5

28.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 29.6 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

29.6 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 33.1 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

33.1 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 33.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

33.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 36.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

36.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 36.8 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

36.8 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 36.9 FPS on Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms

36.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 38 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

38 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 38.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

38.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 39 FPS on Control

Control

39 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 40.9 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

40.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 42 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

42 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 44.5 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

44.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 48.4 FPS on Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XV

48.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 49.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

49.2 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 49.4 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

49.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 53 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

53 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 53.1 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

53.1 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 56 FPS on Middle-earth: Shadow of War

Middle-earth: Shadow of War

56 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 62.1 FPS on Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

62.1 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 63.1 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

63.1 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 63.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

63.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 63.6 FPS on F1 2019

F1 2019

63.6 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 63.7 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

63.7 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 66.4 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

66.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 68.8 FPS on Forza Horizon 4

Forza Horizon 4

68.8 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 69.7 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

69.7 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 73.4 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

73.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 80.4 FPS on PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds

80.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 84.3 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

84.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 86.3 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

86.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 94.6 FPS on Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus

94.6 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 9.1 FPS on Marvel's Avengers

Marvel's Avengers

9.1 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 22.8 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

22.8 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 23.3 FPS on Death Stranding

Death Stranding

23.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 25.4 FPS on Control

Control

25.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 26.2 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

26.2 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 26.5 FPS on Metro: Exodus

Metro: Exodus

26.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 27.3 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

27.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 29.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

29.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 29.4 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

29.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 32 FPS on Total War: Warhammer 2

Total War: Warhammer 2

32 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 35.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

35.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 35.5 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

35.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 37.4 FPS on The Division 2

The Division 2

37.4 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 42.5 FPS on Hitman 2 (2018)

Hitman 2 (2018)

42.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 46.1 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

46.1 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 49 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

49 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 52.5 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

52.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 58.3 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

58.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 60.8 FPS on Grand Theft Auto V

Grand Theft Auto V

60.8 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 66 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

66 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 66.9 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

66.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 12.3 FPS on Assassins Creed: Odyssey

Assassins Creed: Odyssey

12.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 12.9 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

12.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 12.9 FPS on Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

Tom Clancys Ghost Recon Wildlands

12.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 16.6 FPS on Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

16.6 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 16.9 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

16.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 17.5 FPS on Assassins Creed: Unity

Assassins Creed: Unity

17.5 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 20 FPS on Assassins Creed: Origins

Assassins Creed: Origins

20 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 20.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

20.2 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 21.2 FPS on Crysis 3

Crysis 3

21.2 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 24.9 FPS on The Witcher III

The Witcher III

24.9 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 26.7 FPS on Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

26.7 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 26.7 FPS on Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5

26.7 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 27.3 FPS on Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn

27.3 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 31.7 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

31.7 FPS

Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB gets 37.8 FPS on Battlefield 1

Battlefield 1

37.8 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Polaris 20 XL
Process
14nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
166 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
41 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
-
Release Price
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
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
224GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
1
HDMI Connection
2
DisplayPort Connection
2
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1168 MHz
Boost Clock
1293 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
10
7.6
5.8
Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
First off we should point out that this is not the new AMD Vega graphics card line. These new AMD Radeon RX 500 series cards are an uprated version of the RX 400 series that they are replacing. This MSI RX 570 graphics card is one of the higher performance models from the new AMD Radeon RX 500 Series.
The AMD MSI Gaming X RX 570 8GB graphics card released in April 2017 as an AMD performance gaming graphics card. This card competes against Nvidia's GTX 1050 Ti and replaces the older Radeon RX 470. As a Polaris refresh, the RX 570 runs at a slightly faster clock speed than the RX 470.


Architecture
It is powered by the 14nm Pollaris 20 GPU, which has 2048 shader processing units, 128 TMUs and 32 ROPs.


GPU
The MSI Gaming X RX 570 processing central unit runs at 1168MHz and goes up to 1293MHz, when the boost mode is triggered. The reference RX 570 card's boost clock is 1244MHz


Memory
The MSI Gaming X RX 570 comes with a 8GB frame buffer of GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the memory clock operates at 1750MHz.


Power Consumption
The MSI Gaming X RX 570 has a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
The AMD RX 570 MSI Gaming X delivers a Mid/High graphical performance for 2017. with the RX570 capable of running most triple AAA titles released during 2017 on medium to high graphics settings at a 1080p screen resolution. With some adjustments and lowering anti aliasing this RX570 8GB card can confidently maintain 60+ frames per seconds on high graphic settings at 1080p. Moving to 1440p screen resolution and the graphics card may need to be adjusted down to medium in order to maintain 50-60+ fps.
System Suggestions
The RX 570 is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a mid range R5 Ryzen processor and at least 8GB of system memory for optimal gaming performance from the RX 570.


Source [Felix]
Radeon RX 570 MSI Gaming X 8GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
15%
RAM
12GB
0%
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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War 45% 8%
Marvel's Avengers 51% 1%
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