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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015 is the rumoured title for the upcoming Microsoft Flight Simulator title from Dovetail games. MS Flight Simulator 2015 is still in the conceptual stage, but Dovetail has license the flight simulator tech from Microsoft in order to deliver the next generation of flight sim.
Low vs Ultra Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015 Screenshot Comparison.
What FPS does a Radeon RX 480 4GB get @ 1080p?

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Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015

Radeon RX 480 4GB

Low Vs Ultra Radeon RX 480 4GB Performance Review

Playing Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015 on the Radeon RX 480 4GB, which is a 4 year old graphics card will likely return a consistently high 200+ frame rate. And those results are assuming a 1920x1080 screen resolution at High setting level.

Following on from those 1920x1080 screen FPS, we know this GPU is of a much higher performance than the recommended system specs. Even 4K Ultra returns 162 FPS on Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015. But it’s still worth considering the $1.23 per Ultra 4K FPS you would get compared to the $0.73 at 1440p Ultra.

This is a powerful graphics card for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015 and we can certainly recommend it to deliver 4K screen res at ultra settings. Get a system with at least 4GB of RAM though. The PC’s processor would also want to be around the Intel Core i5-6600K 3.5GHz’s performance to get a smooth experience.

To summarise, with this graphics card you do not need concern yourself too much regarding Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015 frame rates. Because Ultra graphics setting can be turned on across all resolutions up to 4K quite comfortably.We are seeing 4K getting 162 FPS, 1440p will get 200+ frame rate and if you are interested then 1080p gaming can get 200+ FPS. Based around the Radeon RX 480 4GB launch price, we calculate the cost per frame at different resolutions. 1080p Ultra frames will cost $0.56, 1440p frames cost $0.73 each and then the 4K costs $1.23 per frame.

Radeon RX 480 4GB Cost Per FPS @ 1080p for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015

Graphics Card price at launch:

AMD R-400 Series Low Vs Ultra for Microsoft Flight Simulator 2015
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Radeon RX 490X 8GB -
Radeon RX 480X 8GB -
Radeon RX 480X 4GB -
Radeon RX 480 8GB -
Radeon RX 480 4GB -
Radeon RX 470 4GB -
Radeon RX 460 4GB -
Radeon RX 460 2GB -