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 GTX 1080 Ti
    212%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    212%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X
    199%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    173%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    172%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    159%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    151%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    144%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    132%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    130%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    119%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    114%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    110%
  • Radeon RX 580
    106%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    102%
  • Radeon R9 390
    101%
  • Radeon RX 480
    100%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    97%
  • Radeon RX 570
    96%
  • Radeon RX 470
    90%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    87%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    82%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    82%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN
    78%
  • Radeon R9 380X
    73%
  • Radeon R9 280X
    59%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    57%
  • Radeon R9 285
    54%
  • Radeon R9 380
    52%
  • Radeon RX 460
    47%
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    44%
  • GeForce GTX 960
    43%
  • Radeon R9 370
    33%
  • GeForce GTX 950
    30%

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 570GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
Radeon RX 480GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9GbpsRadeon RX 580Radeon RX 570GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
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Shader units23041280230420481152
ROPs3248323248
Graphics processorEllesmereGP106EllesmereEllesmereGP106
Process size14 nm16 nm14 nm14 nm16 nm
Memory8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
6144 Mb GDDR5 (2256 MHz
9024 MHz effective)
8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective)
4096 Mb GDDR5 (1650 MHz
6600 MHz effective)
3072 Mb GDDR5 (2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective)
Memory bus width256 bit192 bit256 bit256 bit192 bit
Memory bandwidth256.00 Gb/s216.60 Gb/s256.00 Gb/s211.20 Gb/s192.20 Gb/s
Release date29 Jun 201620 Apr 20171 Apr 20171 Apr 201718 Aug 2016

Benchmarks

Sniper Elite 4

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • Radeon RX 480
    75
  • Radeon RX 570
    74
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • Radeon RX 570
    54
  • Radeon RX 480
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • Radeon RX 480
    34
  • Radeon RX 570
    32
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    78
  • Radeon RX 480
    74
  • Radeon RX 570
    71

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    52
  • Radeon RX 480
    50
  • Radeon RX 570
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    26
  • Radeon RX 570
    25
  • Radeon RX 480
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

  • Radeon RX 580
    99
  • Radeon RX 480
    92
  • Radeon RX 570
    91
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

  • Radeon RX 580
    73
  • Radeon RX 480
    68
  • Radeon RX 570
    66
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • Radeon RX 570
    35
  • Radeon RX 480
    35
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

  • Radeon RX 580
    87
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    83
  • Radeon RX 570
    81
  • Radeon RX 480
    81

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    54
  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • Radeon RX 480
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

  • Radeon RX 580
    27
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    26
  • Radeon RX 570
    25
  • Radeon RX 480
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    91
  • Radeon RX 480
    84
  • Radeon RX 570
    82
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    82

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    67
  • Radeon RX 480
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    58
  • Radeon RX 570
    56

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    37
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    35
  • Radeon RX 480
    34
  • Radeon RX 570
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

  • Radeon RX 580
    71
  • Radeon RX 480
    70
  • Radeon RX 570
    66
  • 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

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

FPS (higher is better)

Ashes Of The Singularity

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • Radeon RX 570
    53
  • Radeon RX 480
    53
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    49

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    138
  • Radeon RX 480
    136
  • Radeon RX 570
    133
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    122
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    119

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • Radeon RX 480
    86
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    80
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    76

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • Radeon RX 480
    42
  • Radeon RX 570
    40
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    39
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    37

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

  • Radeon RX 580
    79
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    76
  • Radeon RX 480
    70
  • Radeon RX 570
    65

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    55
  • Radeon RX 570
    51

FPS (higher is better)

F1 2017

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1060 6 GB 9Gbps
    34
  • Radeon RX 480
    32
  • Radeon RX 570
    30

FPS (higher is better)