Radeon_R9_380X
AMD Radeon R9 380X

GD Rating

2.8
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How well can the Radeon R9 380X run games
14 Oct 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 380X GPU could struggle if it was to try and run the most demanding games available today, but it meets a lot of game system requirements found in today’s games. Capable of running games with up to a DirectX 12 requirement.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380X graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380X in your PC? Its upgrade time for the Radeon R9 380X, assuming you are a modern day gamer.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380X? If you are thinking of upgrading this graphics card then we would currently suggest the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB. This PC hardware upgrade performs 93% better and can run 825 of today’s 1000 most demanding PC games. An alternative great upgrade graphics card would be a R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB, which has 58% better performance and can run 758 of the top 1000 demanding game requirements today.
FPS System Benchmark
37 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 380X is released on 19 Nov 2015

Radeon R9 380X Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 380X
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Antigua XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
124 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
31 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
$229.00
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
5.0
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
4096x2160
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
4096 MB
Memory Speed
1425 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
182.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
0
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
970 MHz
Power
Max Power
190 Watts
PSU
500 Watt & 33 Amps
Power Connector
2x 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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Radeon R9 380X Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 380X 2GB is a Performance Graphics Card based on the Second Revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.


Architecture
Radeon R9 380X equips the GPU Codenamed Antigua XT which is a GCN 1.2 GPU and has 32 Compute Units activated, offering 2048 Shader Processing Units, 128 TMUs and 32 ROPs.


GPU
The Central Unit is Clocked at 970MHz.


Memory: Speed
The GPU is equipped with fast GDDR5 and Accesses the Frame Buffer through a 256-bit Memory Interface. The Memory Clock Operates at 1425MHz.


Memory: Frame Buffer
The GPU can fill up a Memory Pool of up to 4GB.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 190W, it requires at least a 500W PSU with two available 6-pin connectors.


Performance
Essentially, Radeon R9 380X is a Power Optimized Radeon R9 280X. As of November 2015, Radeon R9 380X has no Direct Competitor because the awaited GeForce GTX 960 Ti is yet to be released.
Benchmarks Indicate Solid Performance at 1440p but Radeon R9 380X is still best suited for 1080p Gaming, as most modern demanding games will run with FPS ranging between 20 and 40 at 1440p.


System Suggestions
Radeon R9 380X is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We Recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


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Radeon R9 380X vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
67%
RAM
12GB
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Radeon R9 380X Extras
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