Radeon_HD_4890
AMD Radeon HD 4890

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How well can the Radeon HD 4890 run games
2 May 2021 - Graphics card reviewed

This Radeon HD 4890 graphics card is considered budget with poor modern game performance when playing anything more demanding than indie game requirements. DirectX 10 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

How many years will the Radeon HD 4890 graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon HD 4890 in your PC? This Radeon HD 4890 graphics card has reached the end of its ability to run games released today. If you have it in your gaming PC then it’s time to upgrade your graphics solution.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon HD 4890? If you want an upgrade suggestion for the Radeon HD 4890 then a good choice would be 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB as this is better than 780 of the top 1000 most demanding game requirements with 395% better performance as well. Alternatively we would suggest getting a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, as it can run 686 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today with 304% increased graphics performance.
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The Radeon HD 4890 is released on 02 Apr 2009

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GPU
Architecture
R700 RV790 XT
Process
55nm
TMUs
40
Texture Rate
34 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
14 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
800
Driver Support
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Release Price
$249.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 10.1
Shader
4.1
Open GL
3.3
Resolution (WxH)
2560x1600
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
1024 MB
Memory Speed
975 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
124.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
0KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
0
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
850 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 37 Amps
Power Connector
2x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon HD 4890 Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon HD 4890 is a High-End Graphics Card based on the R700 Architecture.


Architecture
R700 was AMD's Second Unified Shader Architecture.


GPU
It equips a GPU Codenamed RV790 XT which has 10 Compute Units activated and thus offers 800 Shader Processing Units, 40 TMUs and 16 ROPs. The Central Unit is clocked at 850MHz.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 1GB frame buffer of GDDR3, through a 256-bit memory interface. The size of the frame buffer is adequate. The Memory Clock Operates at 975MHz.


Features
DirectX 10.1 Support (10.0 Hardware Default) and support for Crossfire.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 190W, it requires at least a 500W PSU and at least 2 available 6-pin connetors.


Performance
Gaming benchmarks put its performance on average with a more recent GeForce GTX 460 meaning is it considerably faster than Radeon HD 4870.


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Radeon HD 4890 vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
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RAM
12GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
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Biomutant 132% 328%
Metro Exodus Enhanced Edition 458% 547%
Star Citizen 248% 248%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla - Wrath of the Druids 132% 263%
Radeon HD 4890 Extras
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