Radeon RX 460 vs Radeon HD 5470

Radeon RX 460
Memory: 2048Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 460
Radeon HD 5470
Memory: 512Mb GDDR3DESKTOP
Release date: 13 Feb 2012
Radeon HD 5470

Summary

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 460

This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Higher theoretical gaming performance, based on specifications.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider Radeon HD 5470

56 watts lower power draw. This might be a strong point if your current power supply is not enough to handle the Radeon RX 460 .
Based on an outdated architecture (ATI TeraScale), there are no performance optimizations for current games and applications.

Radeon RX 460

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 460

Based on theoretical specifications.


Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 460Radeon HD 5470
GPU NameBaffin (Baffin PRO)vsCedar (Cedar PRO)
Fab Process14 nmvs40 nm
Die Size123 mm²vs59 mm²
Transistors3,000 millionvs292 million
Shaders896vs80
Compute Units14vs2
Core clock1090 MHzvs650 MHz
ROPs16vs4
TMUs56vs8

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 460Radeon HD 5470
Memory TypeGDDR5vsGDDR3
Bus Width128 bitvs64 bit
Memory Speed1750 MHz
7000 MHz effective
vs400 MHz
800 MHz effective
Memory Size2048 Mbvs512 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 460Radeon HD 5470
TDP75 wattsvs19 watts
Release Date29 Jun 2016vs13 Feb 2012

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 460
    19.20 GP/s
  • Radeon HD 5470
    2.60 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 460
    67.20 GT/s
  • Radeon HD 5470
    5.20 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 460
    112.00 GB/s
  • Radeon HD 5470
    6.40 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 460
    2150.40 GFLOPs
  • Radeon HD 5470
    104.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better