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AMD Radeon R9 380 Review - Benchmarks Review

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We’ve locked and loaded six games for this GPU test. Our five normal games are Battlefield 4, BioShock Infinite, Crysis 3, Metro: Last Light and Batman: Arkham Origins, and we’ve added Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor too. We’ve tested at 1,920 x 1,080 and 2,560 x 1,440 to see how the R9 380 will handle single-screen gaming.

We’ve used 3DMark’s Fire Strike test and four Unigine Heaven benchmarks to test theoretical performance, and we’ve taken idle and load temperatures and power requirements to see which card is the coolest and most frugal.

Our test rig consists of an Asus X79-Deluxe motherboard, Intel Core i7-4960X processor, 16GB of RAM and a 1TB hard disk.

To get prices for each card, we visited www.scan.co.uk and noted down the cheapest stock-speed card we could find. We will be referring to the various overclocked and tweaked models available for each GPU ater on in the review, which will be more expensive.

AMD Radeon R9 380 Batman Battlefield 4

AMD Radeon R9 380 Batman

AMD Radeon R9 380 Bioshock

AMD Radeon R9 380 Crysis 3

AMD Radeon R9 380 Metro Last Light

AMD Radeon R9 380 3DMark and Unigine

AMD Radeon R9 380 Heat and Power

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  • Value 9
  • Features 7
  • Performance 7

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