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AMD Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB run games
12 Jan 2020 - Graphics card reviewed

A strong performing piece of hardware, Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB can still meet a lot of the game system requirements of modern games. DirectX 12 gaming system requirements will be met by this gpu.

Here we take a closer look at the various performances across 1080p, 1440p and 4K screen resolutions for the Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB. 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 2020. This graphics hardware can run 353 of the 1000 most demanding PC games played today.

Looking at some of the modern popular games people are playing today the Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB is running Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order and delivering weak performances on 1080p Ultra, getting 17 frames per second. Comparing this to Fortnite: Chapter 2 which is getting strong results, where it averages 87 FPS. Another popular game we looked at is Cyberpunk 2077, which is predicted to run at 15 frames per second.

We move on to 1440p, and tested Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order which delivered weak FPS results. Here are the graphic presets - Low: 33 FPS, Medium: 26 FPS, High: 18 FPS and Ultra: 13 FPS. Next we have Fortnite: Chapter 2 running on Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB which gets L: 175FPS, M: 138FPS, H: 93FPS, U: 66FPS. And for performance contrast the popular Cyberpunk 2077 is predicted to get L: 30FPS, M: 24FPS, H: 16FPS, U: 11FPS at 1440p. After a look at the popular games running at 1440p with the Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB, this is certainly a viable option for these higher gaming resolutions. Remember that if you suffer some 1440p FPS drops the you can usually tweak modern game graphics settings until you get a near High graphics setting experience with this Graphics card.

How many years will the Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB 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 RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB? A good choice when looking to upgrade the Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB would be the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which meets 882 of the 1000 top game’s recommended system requirements and has 59% better performance. Alternatively upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB which is 25% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 752 games from the most demanding games today.
FPS System Benchmark
57 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB is released on 04 Aug 2016

Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Ellesmere PRO
Process
14nm
TMUs
128
Texture Rate
157 GTexel/s
ROPs
32
Pixel Rate
39 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
2048
Driver Support
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Release Price
$199.00
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
1650 MHz
Memory Bus
256 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
211.2GB/sec
L2 Cache
2048KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
3
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
926 MHz
Boost Clock
1230 MHz
Power
Max Power
120 Watts
PSU
450 Watt & 30 Amps
Power Connector
1x 6-pin
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1920 x 1080
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Resolution Performance
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Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview
The AMD Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB graphics card is a 2016 released performance graphics card based on the third revision of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) architecture. This card competes against Nvidia's outgoing, but very popular, GTX 970 and the incoming GTX 1050 Ti, when that releases.


Architecture
It is powered by the Ellesmere PRO GPU, which has 2048 shader processing units, 128 TMUs and 32 ROPs.


GPU
The central unit runs at 926MHz and goes up to 1230MHz, when boost mode is triggered.


Memory
The GPU accesses a 4GB frame buffer of GDDR5, through a 256-bit memory interface, while the memory clock Operates at 1650MHz.


Power Consumption
With a rated board TDP of 120W, it requires at least a 400W PSU with one available 6-pin connector.


Performance
The AMD Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB has been built as a Mid/High performance graphics card for 2016. It will run most triple AAA titles released during 2016 on medium to high graphics at 1080p screen resolution. With adjustments and lowering anti aliasing this card can confidently maintain 60+ frames per seconds on high graphic settings at 1080p. Moving to 1440p screen resolution and the graphics card may need to be adjusted down to medium in order to maintain 50-60+ fps.
System Suggestions
The RX 470 G1 4GB by Gigabyte is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1920x1080. We recommend a mid range processor and at least 8GB of system memory for optimal performance.


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Radeon RX 470 GIGABYTE G1 4GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Game Min. Rec.
Halo: Reach 83% 62%
Cyberpunk 2077 27% 63%
Red Dead Redemption 2 33% 18%
Dragon Ball Z Kakarot 56% 27%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 36% 18%
Doom Eternal 42% 2%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 27% 63%
Grand Theft Auto VI 11% 81%
FIFA 20 54% 37%
Need For Speed Heat 34% 18%
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