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Grim Dawn is an action role-playing game intended for digital distribution on the PC. It is being developed by veterans of Iron Lore entertainment, the makers of Titan Quest. Grim Dawn is being built with Crate's own improved version of the Iron Lore engine and toolset; the same technology used to create Titan Quest. As a spiritual successor, Grim Dawn will attempt to better perfect the magical formula of exploration, character advancement, and loot collection pioneered by Diablo.
Players will be thrust into the dark, war-torn world of Cairn where a once proud empire has been brought to ruin and the human race driven to the edge of extinction. Cairn has become ground zero of an eternal war between two otherworldly powers, one seeking to use human bodies as a resource, the other intent upon destroying the human race before that can happen. This cataclysmic war has not only decimated human civilization but is warping the very fabric of reality and, in its wake, giving life to new horrors.
For humankind it is the dawn of a grim new age where iron has replaced gold as currency and the importance of salt as a weapon makes it far too valuable to waste on food. Small enclaves of human survivors exist scattered throughout the world, holed up in hidden refuges. These humans have quietly watched the warring invaders destroy one another and have become wise to the strengths and vulnerabilities of their otherworldly foes. A few survivors have begun to exhibit strange new abilities after surviving possession or exposure to the warp. These unnatural powers are feared by some but give many new hope of launching a resistance to fight the "outsiders" and reclaim what's left of their world.
Low vs Ultra Grim Dawn Screenshot Comparison.
What FPS does a Radeon RX 480X 8GB get @ 1080p?

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Grim Dawn

Radeon RX 480X 8GB

Low Vs Ultra Radeon RX 480X 8GB Performance Review

Booting up Grim Dawn with the 4 year old Radeon RX 480X 8GB looks like it will get a very strong 200+ FPS. With that performance recorded at 1920x1080 res when running High graphics.

At $2.84 per FPS at 4K, if we assume the GPU’s launch price. This GPU can play Grim Dawn at a respectable 123 frame rate on 4K Ultra.

The Radeon RX 480X 8GB along with the right system memory, 4GB, is very capable of getting top FPS results even at 4K Ultra graphics settings. We would recommend 4K as the way to go here.

To summarise, this is an easy one, the Radeon RX 480X 8GB solution can play Grim Dawn at Ultra settings despite the desired screen resolution (up to 4K) you want to play it on. 4K Ultra gets 123 frame rate, whereby we see 200+ frame rate for the 1440p Ultra and if you wish to look at 1080p gaming then 200+ frames per second is the type of results. Using the graphics card launch price we calculate the cost per frame to look like this for the different resolutions - 1080p Ultra costs $1.29, 1440p costs $1.69 and 4K costs $2.84.

Radeon RX 480X 8GB Cost Per FPS @ 1080p for Grim Dawn

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