Radeon_R9_380X_Sapphire_Nitro_4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition run games
2 Aug 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

This graphics card offers upper mid level gaming performance. The Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition 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. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition 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 R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition is part of your PC gaming machine.

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, which is 84% more powerful and can run 853 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the R-500 Series Radeon RX 580 8GB which is 50% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 790 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
42 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition was released on 19 Nov 2015

Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Antigua XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
133 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
33 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
$249.99
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
1500 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
192GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1040 MHz
Power
Max Power
225 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 Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's Performance Radeon R9 380X, created by Sapphire.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1040MHz, instead of 970MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock has been Increased from 1425MHz to 1500MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Dual-X Cooler with dual ball bearings in both of the fans for higher reliability and enhanced Intelligent Fan Control (IFC-II) which turns off the fans for silent operation under light load.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 6% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 380X.


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Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
47%
RAM
11GB
0%
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Cyberpunk 2077 5% 92%
Horizon: Zero Dawn 14% 40%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 30% 30%
Marvel's Avengers 32% 40%
Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout 36% 19%
Valorant 95% 86%
Fast & Furious Crossroads 7% 150%
Assassins Creed: Valhalla 14% 92%
Grand Theft Auto VI 30% 107%
Death Stranding 16% 47%
Radeon R9 380X Sapphire Nitro 4GB Edition Extras
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