Radeon_RX_560_Sapphire_Pulse_OC_2GB
AMD Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB

GD Rating

3.2
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$81.58 +100%
How well can the Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the more powerful mid range graphics cards, the Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB might struggle sometimes with the more system demanding game requirements. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

How many years will the Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB in your PC? There is around 6-12 months of top end gaming left in this card, at which point its graphics card replacement time, assuming the Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB? A good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 88% better and can meet 852 of their recommended requirements. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 53% better performance and can run 789 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
40 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB was released on 18 Apr 2017

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB gets 28.8 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

28.8 FPS

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB gets 33.6 FPS on Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord

33.6 FPS

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB gets 35.9 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

35.9 FPS

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB gets 53.4 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

53.4 FPS

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB gets 19.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

19.5 FPS

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB gets 11.4 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

11.4 FPS

Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB gets 16.5 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

16.5 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB
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
1024
Driver Support
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Release Price
$119.99
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x2880
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
112GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1175 MHz
Boost Clock
1275 MHz
Power
Max Power
80 Watts
PSU
450 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
8.7
6.3
4.8
Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB is an Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the 4th Generation of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.
GPU It equips a GPU Codenamed Polaris 21 which has 16 Compute Units activated and thus 1024 Shader Processing Units, 64 TMUs and 16 ROPs. It features a Boost overclock from 1275MHz to 1300MHz.
Memory The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz, 7GHz effective.
Power Consumption With a rated board TDP of 80W, it requires at least a 450W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for Power, meaning no Extra Connectors are required.
Performance This 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 2GB can play most modern games at medium graphics selection on a 900p screen res and expect around 45+FPS
System Suggestions Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including **1600x900.
Higher resolutions will be an issue due to the limited 2GB of VRAM.. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


Source [Jon]
Radeon RX 560 Sapphire Pulse OC 2GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
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Graphics Card
51%
RAM
11GB
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