AMD Radeon R9 380X Review: Fastest GPU Under $250

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Performance

Monolith’s surprisingly fun Orc-slaying title delivers a ton of visual fidelity even at the lowest quality settings. So, to maximize eye candy while also heavily taxing the cards, we ran the game's built in benchmark with its Ultra quality settings at a couple of resolutions, topping out at 2560x1440 on these mainstream cards... 

Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor Performance
Glorious Orc-Slaying Vengeance

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor



The Radeon R9 380X performed right about on par with the Radeon R9 390 at 1080P in this game, though the gap we've seen separating the two cards up to this point widened once the resolution was cranked up to 1440P. Once again though, the 380X has no trouble dispatching the R9 285 and GeForce GTX 960.

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