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AMD Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

The Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is a high performing piece of gaming hardware, still confidently featuring in PC gamer computers. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition. 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 2019. 582 games can be played by this graphics card of the 1000 most demanding games being played by PC gamers today.

The Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition graphics card is returning a playable performance on Borderlands 3 at 1080p of 40 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order which we saw got playable frame rates of 26 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Cyberpunk 2077, which is predicted to get 25 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition by playing Borderlands 3 which yielded a playable performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 81FPS, M: 63FPS, H: 43FPS, U: 31FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 20 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to get weak results with a 19FPS on Ultra 1440p. 1440p gaming on the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is going to struggle to keep a solid FPS, but a modern game could have a few options tweaked to get it playable at this res but on low graphics settings.

How many years will the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition in your PC? Upgrade time for this GPU is currently placed at 2 years

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 41% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 897 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 48% better and can meet 959 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
67 FPS
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The Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition was released on 18 Jun 2015

Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Grenada XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
187 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
68 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2816
Driver Support
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Release Price
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.4
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
8192 MB
Memory Speed
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
384GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1060 MHz
Power
Max Power
300 Watts
PSU
600 Watt & 42 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's High-End Radeon R9 390X, created by Gigabyte.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1060MHz, instead of 1050MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
None.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
WINDFORCE 2X Cooling System: The airflow is spilt through the triangle design at the fan edge, and is guided smoothly through the fan by special 3D stripe curve design. At the same time, it effectively enhanced the cooling capacity while reducing air turbulence.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate no Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 390X 8GB.


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Radeon R9 390X Gigabyte G1 Gaming 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 40% 5%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 43% 5%
Halo: Reach 85% 67%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 80% 44%
Borderlands 3 32% 11%
Cyberpunk 2077 35% 44%
FIFA 20 59% 44%
Fortnite: Chapter 2 96% 52%
eFootball PES 2020 49% 28%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 70% 21%
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this $350 AUS second hand on my Rig, worth it?

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its nice jump from 7870 but your cpu can bottleneck on stock even oced but not that big

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the bottleneck I guessed, but my gpu is the bottleneck at the moment. A little bit of necking from the cpu won't hurt right?

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yea sure.. try considering rx 470 or 480 both card are nice upgrade from your 7870… just saying cuz those cards give you same performance just on 150w its alot more efficient then r9 390x

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Kudos! wasn't even looking at the 400 series thinking they would be expensive. But seeing the power savings the 400 series win hands down. thanks again!

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omg nvidia fanboys attack…

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fanboyism=cancer

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Graphics Card added on 21/06/2015. Rank & Specifications Final!

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Although people were hoping that AMD would make these easily overclockable,if Gigabyte's G1 Gaming edition has only +10mhz overclock,then i highly doubt someone is going to get better than that.

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MSI managed to reach 1100MHz but the card consumes over 350W and the performance boost is laughable..

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The R9 R90X seems like a really bad card by the info we have so far.

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yeah, I would still buy GTX 970…
Fury Nano is the real deal :)

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Agreed!Fury Nano could be a revolution,and considering how bad this is,it should be.

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performance on pair with r9 290x with about 160w cant wait for that nano fury it seems also nice upgrade for me :)

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And maybe also for me! :)

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