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
    288%
  • GeForce RTX 2080
    244%
  • Geforce GTX TITAN Xp
    242%
  • GeForce GTX TITAN X (Pascal)
    238%
  • Radeon VII
    233%
  • GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
    227%
  • GeForce RTX 2070
    190%
  • Radeon RX Vega 64
    185%
  • GeForce GTX 1080
    179%
  • GeForce RTX 2060
    165%
  • Radeon RX Vega 56
    163%
  • GeForce GTX 1070 Ti
    163%
  • GeForce GTX 1070
    143%
  • Radeon RX 590
    129%
  • GeForce GTX 980 Ti
    123%
  • Radeon R9 390X
    113%
  • Radeon RX 580
    112%
  • Radeon R9 FURY X
    109%
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    102%
  • Radeon RX 480
    100%
  • Radeon R9 FURY
    99%
  • Radeon RX 570
    97%
  • GeForce GTX 980
    96%
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    96%
  • Radeon R9 Nano
    95%
  • Radeon RX 470
    89%
  • GeForce GTX 970
    84%
  • GeForce GTX 780 Ti
    64%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 Ti
    51%
  • GeForce GTX 1050 3 GB
    48%
  • GeForce GTX 1050
    43%

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 480Radeon RX 580Radeon RX 570GeForce GTX 1060 3 GBGeForce GTX 1060
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Shader units23042304204811521280
ROPs3232324848
Graphics processorEllesmereEllesmereEllesmereGP106GP106
Process size14 nm14 nm14 nm16 nm16 nm
Memory8192 Mb GDDR5 (2000 MHz
8000 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)
6144 Mb GDDR5 (2002 MHz
8008 MHz effective)
Memory bus width256 bit256 bit256 bit192 bit192 bit
Memory bandwidth256.00 Gb/s256.00 Gb/s211.20 Gb/s192.20 Gb/s192.20 Gb/s
Release date29 Jun 20161 Apr 20171 Apr 201718 Aug 201610 Jul 2016

Benchmarks

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • Radeon RX 480
    48
  • Radeon RX 570
    47

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield V

  • Radeon RX 580
    31
  • Radeon RX 570
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 580
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    54
  • Radeon RX 570
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1060 3 GB
    52
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • Radeon RX 480
    35
  • Radeon RX 570
    34
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Radeon RX 580
    19
  • Radeon RX 570
    17
  • Radeon RX 480
    17
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    17

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

  • Radeon RX 580
    61
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    59
  • Radeon RX 480
    53
  • Radeon RX 570
    52

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    39
  • Radeon RX 480
    38
  • Radeon RX 570
    36

FPS (higher is better)

Middle-Earth Shadow of War

  • Radeon RX 580
    24
  • GeForce GTX 1060
    22
  • Radeon RX 480
    21
  • Radeon RX 570
    20

FPS (higher is better)