Radeon_RX_560_HIS_iCooler_OC_2GB
AMD Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB

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How well can the Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB run games
14 Nov 2019 - Graphics card reviewed

One of the more powerful mid range graphics cards, the Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB might struggle sometimes with the more system demanding game requirements. All games with system requirements of DirectX 12 or lower are met by this card.

How well will the Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB run 2019 games? We will take a look at the biggest releases and frames per second analysis on Ultra graphics settings. In terms of performance against the most demanding games today this graphics card can play 329 of the 1000 most demanding PC games beating their recommended requirements.

The Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB graphics card is returning a playable performance on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare at 1080p of 29 frames per second at Ultra graphics settings. Another popular title that is good to benchmark graphics cards against is Need For Speed Heat which we saw got playable frame rates of 29 FPS. A third game we can look at on Ultra at 1080p is the popular Borderlands 3, which was getting 20 FPS under tests.

With PC gamers looking for larger screen sizes like 1440p we tested the Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB by playing Call of Duty: Modern Warfare which yielded a weak performance. Its FPS results for the graphics settings are as follows - L: 58FPS, M: 46FPS, H: 31FPS, U: 22FPS. Another popular game we tested with this card was Need For Speed Heat and that was weak. This graphics card delivered 22 FPS at Ultra 1440p. Another popular title was Borderlands 3 which gets weak results with a 15FPS on Ultra 1440p. Gaming at 1440p with the Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB is not the best resolution for this GPU, but if you adjust some graphics settings, perhaps lowering to medium or low at 1440p then this graphics card might be ok.

How many years will the Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB graphics card play newly released games and how long until you should consider upgrading the Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB 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 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB? Upgrading this graphics card would have us consider the 16 Series GeForce GTX 1660 Ti 6GB which is 90% more powerful. This upgrade choice can also run 899 games from the most demanding games today. Alternatively a good upgrade choice for this graphics card today would be the RX 5000 Series Radeon RX 5500 4GB. For comparison of the 1000 most demanding games around today this suggested upgrade is 39% better and can meet 683 of their recommended requirements.
FPS System Benchmark
41 FPS
High
The Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB is released on 18 Apr 2017

Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB Game FPS Benchmarks On Ultra

Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB gets 29 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

29 FPS

Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB gets 36.2 FPS on Just Cause 4

Just Cause 4

36.2 FPS

Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB gets 53.9 FPS on Battlefield V

Battlefield V

53.9 FPS

Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB gets 19.7 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

19.7 FPS

Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB gets 11.5 FPS on Borderlands 3

Borderlands 3

11.5 FPS

Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB gets 16.6 FPS on Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

16.6 FPS
AMD PC game performance check Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB
GPU
Architecture
GCN 1.3 Baffin XT
Process
14nm
TMUs
64
Texture Rate
83 GTexel/s
ROPs
16
Pixel Rate
21 GPixel/s
Shader
Processing Units
1024
Driver Support
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Release Price
$109.99
Compatibility
Direct X
DX 12.0
Shader
Open GL
4.5
Resolution (WxH)
5120x2880
Notebook GPU
SLI/Crossfire
Dedicated
Integrated
Memory
Memory
2048 MB
Memory Speed
1750 MHz
Memory Bus
128 Bit
Memory Type
GDDR5
Memory Bandwidth
112GB/sec
L2 Cache
1024KB
Display Connectors
VGA Connection
0
DVI Connection
0
HDMI Connection
1
DisplayPort Connection
1
Clock Speeds
Core Speed
1175 MHz
Boost Clock
1295 MHz
Power
Max Power
80 Watts
PSU
450 Watt
Power Connector
None
Recommended Hardware
Best CPU Match
Best RAM Match
8 GB
Best Resolution
1600 x 900
GPU Upgrade
Resolution Performance
1366x768 1600x900 1920x1080 2560x1440 3840x2160
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10
8.7
6.3
4.8
Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB Game Requirement Analysis

Overview Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB is a Middle-Class Graphics Card based on the 4th Generation of the Graphics Core Next (GCN) Architecture.
GPU It equips a GPU Codenamed Polaris 21 which has 16 Compute Units activated and thus 1024 Shader Processing Units, 64 TMUs and 16 ROPs. It has a small Boost Clock overclock to 1295MHz from 1275MHz.
Memory The GPU accesses a 2GB frame buffer of Fast GDDR5, through a 128-bit memory interface, while the Memory Clock Operates at 1750MHz, 7GHz effective.
Power Consumption With a rated board TDP of 80W, it requires at least a 450W PSU and relies entirely on the PCI Slot for Power, meaning no Extra Connectors are required.
Performance This graphics card was designed and marketed towards the competitive MOBO gamers. A light weight, small form factor GPU solution that offers mobility, so that gamers travelling to events can bring a smaller cheaper gaming rig. The Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB can play most modern games at medium graphics selection on a 900p screen res and expect around 45+FPS
System Suggestions Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB is best suited for resolutions up to and including 1600x900. We recommend a Performance Processor and 8GB of RAM for Optimal Performance.


Source [Jon]
Radeon RX 560 HIS iCooler OC 2GB vs Avg. AAA Game System Requirements
Avg. AAA Recommended Requirements
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Graphics Card
44%
RAM
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Popular Game System Requirements
Game Min. Rec.
Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order 74% 94%
Red Dead Redemption 2 19% 42%
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 23% 42%
Microsoft Flight Simulator 13% 94%
Cyberpunk 2077 13% 94%
Halo: Reach 80% 55%
Borderlands 3 9% 49%
Death Stranding 13% 94%
Need For Speed Heat 21% 42%
FIFA 20 45% 25%
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