Radeon RX 580 vs Radeon RX 480

Radeon RX 580
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 1 Apr 2017
Radeon RX 580
Radeon RX 480
Memory: 8192Mb GDDR5 DESKTOP
Release date: 29 Jun 2016
Radeon RX 480

Summary

Gaming performance index

  • Radeon RX 580
    107%
  • Radeon RX 480
    100%

Relative performance

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 580

7% higher gaming performance.
This is a much newer product, it might have better long term support.
Supports Direct3D 12 Async Compute.
Supports FreeSync.
Supports ReLive (allows game streaming/recording with minimum performance penalty).
Supports TrueAudio.

Reasons to consider Radeon RX 480

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

Radeon RX 580

HWBench recommends Radeon RX 580

The Radeon RX 580 is the better performing card based on the game benchmark suite used (43 combinations of games and resolutions).

Specifications

Core Configuration

Radeon RX 580 Radeon RX 480
GPU Name Ellesmere (Ellesmere XT) vs Ellesmere (Ellesmere XT)
Fab Process 14 nm vs 14 nm
Die Size 232 mm² vs 232 mm²
Transistors 5,700 million vs 5,700 million
Shaders 2304 vs 2304
Compute Units 36 vs 36
Core clock 1120 MHz vs 1120 MHz
ROPs 32 vs 32
TMUs 144 vs 144

Memory Configuration

Radeon RX 580 Radeon RX 480
Memory Type GDDR5 vs GDDR5
Bus Width 256 bit vs 256 bit
Memory Speed 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
vs 2000 MHz
8000 MHz effective
Memory Size 8192 Mb vs 8192 Mb

Additional details

Radeon RX 580 Radeon RX 480
TDP 150 watts vs 150 watts
Release Date 1 Apr 2017 vs 29 Jun 2016

Raw Performance comparison

Pixel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    40.50 GP/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    40.50 GP/s

GigaPixels - higher is better

Texel Rate

  • Radeon RX 580
    182.30 GT/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    182.30 GT/s

GigaTexels - higher is better

Memory bandwidth

  • Radeon RX 580
    256.00 GB/s
  • Radeon RX 480
    256.00 GB/s

GB/s - higher is better

Single precision performance

  • Radeon RX 580
    5834.00 GFLOPs
  • Radeon RX 480
    5834.00 GFLOPs

GFLOPs - higher is better


Game benchmarks

Ashes Of The Singularity

DX12, High Quality, 8m samples, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • Radeon RX 480
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    99
  • Radeon RX 480
    90

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    73
  • Radeon RX 480
    64

FPS (higher is better)

Battlefield 1

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    71
  • Radeon RX 480
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    45
  • Radeon RX 480
    44

FPS (higher is better)

Deus Ex Mankind Divided

High Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    22
  • Radeon RX 480
    21

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    53
  • Radeon RX 480
    50

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    38
  • Radeon RX 480
    35

FPS (higher is better)

Dishonored 2

Ultra Quality,DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    29
  • Radeon RX 480
    29

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    138
  • Radeon RX 480
    136

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    86
  • Radeon RX 480
    86

FPS (higher is better)

Doom (2016)

Ultra,TSSAA8tx,Vsync off,VULKAN,Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    75
  • Radeon RX 480
    66

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    52
  • Radeon RX 480
    46

FPS (higher is better)

Far Cry Primal

DX11, Very High Settings

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • Radeon RX 480
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    87
  • Radeon RX 480
    79

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • Radeon RX 480
    51

FPS (higher is better)

Gears of War 4

Ultra Quality,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    27
  • Radeon RX 480
    23

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    56
  • Radeon RX 480
    55

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    43
  • Radeon RX 480
    42

FPS (higher is better)

Ghost Recon - Wildlands

Very high Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    25
  • Radeon RX 480
    26

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    89
  • Radeon RX 480
    84

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    61
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Grand Theft Auto V

DX11, Max Details, 16:1 AF, 2xMSAA

  • Radeon RX 580
    31
  • Radeon RX 480
    30

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    91
  • Radeon RX 480
    83

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    67
  • Radeon RX 480
    60

FPS (higher is better)

Hitman (2016)

Max Detail,SMAA/SSAO,16:1 HQ-AF,DX12, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    37
  • Radeon RX 480
    34

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    93
  • Radeon RX 480
    91

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    60
  • Radeon RX 480
    59

FPS (higher is better)

Resident Evil 7

Maximun Quality, DX11, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • Radeon RX 480
    27

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • Radeon RX 480
    70

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX 580
    54
  • Radeon RX 480
    48

FPS (higher is better)

Rise Of The Tomb Raider

DX12, Very High Details, Pure Hair On, HBAO+

  • Radeon RX 580
    28
  • Radeon RX 480
    24

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX 580
    80
  • Radeon RX 480
    75

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX 580
    58
  • Radeon RX 480
    54

FPS (higher is better)

Sniper Elite 4

DX12 , Ultra Quality,16x AF,Ambient Occlusion,Tessellation

  • Radeon RX 580
    34
  • Radeon RX 480
    34

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 580
    63
  • Radeon RX 480
    53

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 580
    46
  • Radeon RX 480
    41

FPS (higher is better)

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

DX11,Max Details, 16:1 HQ-AF, +AA

  • Radeon RX 580
    26
  • Radeon RX 480
    25

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    49
  • Radeon RX 480
    45

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    33
  • Radeon RX 480
    31

FPS (higher is better)

Watch Dogs 2

Ultra Quality, Windows 10 x64

  • Radeon RX 580
    17
  • Radeon RX 480
    16

FPS (higher is better)