Radeon_R9_380X_PowerColor_PCS+_Myst._4GB_Edition
AMD Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition run games
28 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the more powerful mid range graphics cards, the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition might struggle sometimes with the more system demanding game requirements. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

What FPS performance can the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition get on latest AAA 2019 games? In particular our game review looks at the FPS achieved running on Ultra graphics settings on the 1080p screen resolution as well as 1440p and 4K. This graphics hardware can run 316 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

Now onto the frame rates achieved at 1080p. We are seeing Red Dead Redemption 2 getting 30 FPS with the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition, Borderlands 3 getting 20 FPS and Cyberpunk 2077 predicted to get 0 frames per second. All run on Ultra at 1920x1080 screen res.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition by playing Red Dead Redemption 2 which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 59FPS, M: 47FPS, H: 32FPS, U: 23FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Borderlands 3 and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 15 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Cyberpunk 2077 which is predicted to get weak results with a 0FPS on Ultra 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition, this is going to struggle at this higher gaming resolution.

How many years will the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition in your PC? 12-18 months of top end gaming is still left in this graphics card

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition? A suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition is the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB, which is 89% more powerful and can run 898 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements. Alternatively a good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which meets 672 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 39% better performance.
FPS System Benchmark
41 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition was released on 19 Nov 2015

Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.2 Antigua XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
131 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
33 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
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
1475 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
188.8GB/sec
L2 Cache
768KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1020 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 PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition is a Special Edition of AMD's Performance Radeon R9 380X, created by PowerColor.


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1020MHz, instead of 970MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock has been Increased from 1425MHz to 1475MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
90mm ultra huge 2-ball bearing dual fans with 3pcs of 8mm GSG-shape nickel-plated heat pipes. The 100% pure copper base block covers GPU completely for delivering heats to the huge aluminum fins for proper and efficient heat dissipation.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 4% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 380X.


Source [Pip]
Radeon R9 380X PowerColor PCS+ Myst. 4GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
37%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Red Dead Redemption 2 20% 41%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 24% 41%
Halo: Reach 80% 55%
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 74% 94%
FIFA 20 45% 25%
Borderlands 3 9% 49%
Cyberpunk 2077 13% 94%
Zombieland: Double Tap - Road Trip 70% 32%
Halo: The Master Chief Collection 59% 62%
eFootball PES 2020 32% 4%
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