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AMD Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB

GD Rating

2.5
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$274.98
How well can the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB run games
AMD Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB
10 Aug 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB is a very low performing piece of gaming hardware and can probably only run indie system requirements.

All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

This PC hardware performance game review for the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB graphics card, when running 2021 more popular games, lets us see what type of FPS this card gets when playing at 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions and ultra settings. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 254 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

The Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB graphics card is returning a playable performance on Days Gone at 1080p of 31 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Star Citizen which we predict will get playable frame rates of 36 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Far Cry 6, which was getting 0 FPS under tests.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Days Gone where it was weak. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 62 FPS, Medium: 49 FPS, High: 33 FPS and Ultra: 24 FPS. We added Star Citizen to our research and predict it will be playable with a 27 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then tested Far Cry 6 which got 0 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Getting popular modern games to run at 1440p on the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB is not a first choice gaming resolution. While this graphics card would likely be more suited to 1080p gaming, you may be able to make some graphical tweaks in the game options to improve your stability at 1440p.

How many years will the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB 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 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 622 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 45% better performance. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5300. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 20% better and can meet 310 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
43 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB was released on 18 Apr 2017
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Baffin XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
82 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
20 GPixel/s
Shader Processing Units
Ray Tracing
Tensor Cores
Release Price
$99
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
Open GL
Resolution (WxH)
5120 x 2880
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096MB
Memory Speed
1750MHz
Memory Bus
128bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
112GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
DVI Connection
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1175 MHz
Boost Clock
1275 MHz
Power
Max Power
75 Watts
PSU
450 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
GD Official
GD RATING
2.5
Approved

Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming OC 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
\r\nRadeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 4GB is an Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the 4th Generation of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.

\r\nGPU
\r\nIt equips a GPU Codenamed Polaris 10 which has 16 Compute Units activated and thus 1024 Shader Processing Units, 64 TMUs and 16 ROPs.

\r\nMemory
\r\nThe GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz, 7GHz effective.

\r\nPower Consumption
\r\nWith a rated board TDP of 75W, it requires at least a 450W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for Power, meaning no Extra Connectors are required.

\r\nPerformance
\r\nThis graphics card was designed and marketed towards the competitive MOBO gamers. A light weight, small form factor GPU solution that offers mobility, so that gamers travelling to events can bring a smaller cheaper gaming rig. The Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 4GB can play most modern games at medium graphics selection on a 1080p screen res and expect around 45+FPS

\r\nSystem Suggestions
\r\Radeon RX 560 Asus ROG Strix Gaming 4GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.

Source [ Jon ]