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AMD Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition

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How well can the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition run games
25 Mar 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

Gamers upgrading will be considering the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition graphics card as a serious price to performance entry point. This card will meet and play most demanding AAA games and do so with good graphics setting as standard, and confidently pushing past the recommended game system requirements needed to run today’s games. This card meets game requirements up to DirectX 12.

How well will the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition run 2020 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. This card runs recommended graphics requirements of 486 games from the top 1000 most demanding games being played today.

The 1080p FPS on Ultra for the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition shows us that Star Citizen is predicted to get a reasonable result of 53 FPS, and then we are seeing Resident Evil 3 Remake returning a reasonable 48 FPS while another game on our list is the Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord which is getting 48 frames per second at Ultra 1080p.

People are turning their increasingly more powerful graphics cards to the popular 1440p screen size so we tested the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition to see how it performs on 1440p. First off we have looked at Resident Evil 3 Remake where it was playable. The frame rates it scored for the game presets were - Low: 97 FPS, Medium: 76 FPS, High: 51 FPS and Ultra: 37 FPS. We added Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord to our tests and saw it was playable with a 37 FPS at Ultra 1440p. And then researched Star Citizen leading us to predict 40 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Running games at 1440p with a Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition is ok at playing most games but might need to have the graphics settings lowered to medium preset in some cases.

How many years will the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition in your PC? Our current calculations suggest a graphics card upgrade will be required in around 12-18 months

Whats a good PC graphics upgrade for the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 39% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 871 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a suitable upgrade choice for the Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition is the R-500 Series Radeon RX Vega 56 8GB, which is 47% more powerful and can run 949 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
67 FPS
High
The Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition was released on 13 Aug 2015

Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.1 Grenada XT
Process
28nm
TMUs
176
Texture Rate
194 GTexel/s
ROPs
64
Pixel Rate
70 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
1525 MHz
Memory Bus
512 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
390.4GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
2
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1100 MHz
Power
Max Power
275 Watts
PSU
750 Watt & 50 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin + 1x 8-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
2560 x 1600
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
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7.8
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Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition Game Requirement Analysis

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


Overclock: Central Unit
The Central Unit is now of 1100MHz, instead of 1050MHz.


Overclock: Memory Clock
The Operating Memory Clock is now of 1525MHz, instead of 1500MHz.


Frame Buffer
Untouched.


Cooling Solution
Hybrid Cooling: Combine both air-cooling and watercooling to one perfect hybrid system to maintain higher over clock performance with lower temperature.


Performance
Benchmarks Indicate a 2% Performance Boost over the Reference Radeon R9 390X 8GB.


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Radeon R9 390X PowerColor Devil 8GB Edition vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
CPU
0%
Graphics Card
9%
RAM
11GB
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord 60% 0%
Doom Eternal 6% 6%
Call of Duty Warzone 44% 4%
Cyberpunk 2077 36% 43%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered 85% 61%
Resident Evil 3 Remake 67% 0%
Half-Life: Alyx 10% 57%
Grand Theft Auto VI 3% 59%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 36% 43%
One Piece: Pirate Warriors 4 52% 0%
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