Radeon RX 480 Overview

Radeon RX 480
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 480

Core Configuration

GPU Ellesmere
Architecture AMD_GCN_1_3
Shaders : TMUs : ROPs 2304 : 144 : 32
Performance 5834.00 GFLOPs

Memory Configuration

Memory Size 8192 Mb
Memory Bus Width 256 bit
Memory Speed 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
Memory Bandwidth 256.00 Gb/s

Summary

Relative performance

  • GeForce RTX 2080 Ti
    280%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    231%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    227%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    214%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    211%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    179%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    176%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    168%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    155%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    154%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    135%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    124%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    124%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    113%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    110%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    109%
  • Radeon RX 580
    109%
  • Radeon RX 480
    100%
  • Radeon R9 390
    97%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    96%
  • Radeon RX 570
    94%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    93%
  • Radeon RX 470
    90%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    78%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    74%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    56%
  • Radeon R9 285
    50%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    50%
  • Radeon RX 460
    49%
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    46%

Performance summary, based on benchmarks charts.

The Radeon RX 480 is a graphics card released by AMD on 29 Jun 2016. The graphics card houses the Ellesmere die, based on the AMD_GCN_1_3 architecture which packs 5,700 million transistors on a 14 nm, 232 mm2 die.

Radeon RX 480 pros and cons

Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.


Specifications


Compared to similar performing cards

Radeon RX 480GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9GbpsRadeon RX 580Radeon RX 570Radeon RX 470
Radeon RX 480GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9GbpsRadeon RX 580Radeon RX 570Radeon RX 470
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Shader units23041280230420482048
ROPs3248323232
Graphics processorEllesmereGP106EllesmereEllesmereEllesmere
Process size14 nm16 nm14 nm14 nm14 nm
Memory8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
6144 Mb GDDR5 (2257 MHz
9028 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
4096 Mb GDDR5 (1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective)
4096 Mb GDDR5 (1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective)
Memory bus width256 bit192 bit256 bit256 bit256 bit
Memory bandwidth256.00 Gb/s216.70 Gb/s256.00 Gb/s211.20 Gb/s211.20 Gb/s
Release date29 Jun 201620 Apr 20171 Apr 20171 Apr 201729 Jun 2016

Benchmarks

Star Wars Battlefront II

  • Radeon RX 580
    94
  • Radeon RX 480
    88
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    85
  • Radeon RX 470
    83
  • Radeon RX 570
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

  • Radeon RX 580
    64
  • Radeon RX 480
    59
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    56
  • Radeon RX 570
    56
  • Radeon RX 470
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Star Wars Battlefront II

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • Radeon RX 480
    29
  • Radeon RX 570
    29
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    28
  • Radeon RX 470
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX 580
    84
  • Radeon RX 480
    77
  • Radeon RX 570
    76
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    72
  • Radeon RX 470
    72

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • Radeon RX 480
    55
  • Radeon RX 570
    55
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    52
  • Radeon RX 470
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Strange Brigade

  • Radeon RX 580
    36
  • Radeon RX 480
    33
  • Radeon RX 570
    33
  • Radeon RX 470
    31
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

  • Radeon RX 580
    71
  • Radeon RX 480
    70
  • Radeon RX 570
    66
  • Radeon RX 470
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    63

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

  • Radeon RX 580
    45
  • Radeon RX 480
    44
  • Radeon RX 570
    42
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    40
  • Radeon RX 470
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

  • Radeon RX 580
    22
  • Radeon RX 480
    21
  • Radeon RX 570
    20
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    20
  • Radeon RX 470
    19

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • Radeon RX 480
    70
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    69
  • Radeon RX 570
    66
  • Radeon RX 470
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon RX 580
    53
  • Radeon RX 480
    48
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    47
  • Radeon RX 570
    47
  • Radeon RX 470
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry 5

  • Radeon RX 580
    27
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    24
  • Radeon RX 480
    24
  • Radeon RX 570
    24
  • Radeon RX 470
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • Radeon RX 480
    55
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    54
  • Radeon RX 570
    54
  • Radeon RX 470
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

  • Radeon RX 580
    36
  • Radeon RX 480
    33
  • Radeon RX 570
    33
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    32
  • Radeon RX 470
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Kingdom Come: Deliverance

  • Radeon RX 580
    18
  • Radeon RX 570
    16
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    16
  • Radeon RX 480
    15
  • Radeon RX 470
    13

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

  • Radeon RX 580
    64
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    63
  • Radeon RX 480
    58
  • Radeon RX 570
    56
  • Radeon RX 470
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

  • Radeon RX 580
    49
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    48
  • Radeon RX 480
    44
  • Radeon RX 570
    43
  • Radeon RX 470
    40

FPS (higher is better)

Codemasters Formula 1 2018

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    29
  • Radeon RX 580
    29
  • Radeon RX 480
    26
  • Radeon RX 570
    25
  • Radeon RX 470
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • Radeon RX 480
    81
  • Radeon RX 470
    72
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    66
  • Radeon RX 570
    65

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

  • Radeon RX 580
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    52
  • Radeon RX 470
    47
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    46
  • Radeon RX 570
    38

FPS (higher is better)

Wolfenstein II The New Colossus

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • Radeon RX 480
    30
  • Radeon RX 470
    27
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    24
  • Radeon RX 570
    22

FPS (higher is better)