Average Bench: 56.6% (47th of 590)

Based on 17,980 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67DF Model: Radeon (TM) RX 470 Graphics

The RX 470 is the second Polaris based 14 nm graphics card released by AMD this year. The 470 follows hot on the heels of the hugely successful (though still mostly unavailable) RX 480. Based on specs the RX 470 has approximately 10% less processing horsepower than the RX 480. Looking at provisional average benchmarks (we only three samples of the RX 470 at this time) of the RX 480 and RX 470 shows that the performance gap is just a few percent. This performance gap will likely widen as we get a more representative number of samples of the RX 470 but the fact that custom design 470s are already available will likely keep the gap between the 480 less than 10%, at least until custom 480s make it to market. The list prices of both the 4GB RX 480 and RX 470 cards are within 20 USD of each other so AMD have basically re-released the 480 at a slightly reduced price with slightly reduced specs, strange but true! [Aug '16 GPUPro]

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Average average bench

The AMD RX 470 averaged 43.3% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Avg. Locally-deformable PRT (Bat) 159fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 154fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 470 is just 19.1%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 470 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 159fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 119fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 17,980 samples)
Min Avg Max
99.6 Lighting 159 192
105 Reflection 159 174
162 Parallax 221 264
56.1% 180 fps
Min Avg Max
116 MRender 127 139
120 Gravity 154 176
111 Splatting 119 128
57% 133 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
Gigabyte(1458 22E9) ≥ 4GB
CLim: 1360 MHz, MLim: 1715 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.2.1
Lighting 193
Reflection 167
Parallax 238
65% 199 fps
MRender 141
Gravity 188
Splatting 132
66% 154 fps
CLim: 1230 MHz, MLim: 1650 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.7.1
Lighting 169
Reflection 167
Parallax 227
59% 188 fps
MRender 130
Gravity 155
Splatting 120
58% 135 fps
CLim: 1236 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Lighting 163
Reflection 162
Parallax 216
56% 180 fps
MRender 132
Gravity 150
Splatting 121
57% 134 fps
CLim: 1325 MHz, MLim: 2020 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.5.1
Lighting 161
Reflection 170
Parallax 202
54% 178 fps
MRender 136
Gravity 101
Splatting 121
49% 119 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 8,850,578 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 17,980 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price (Approx. $200 @ launch in Aug '16)
MSI(1462 3411) 28% 61% ± 4%
MSI RX 470 4GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 470 GAMING X 4G
AmazonUS $4507 months
EbayUS $7189 mins
MSI RX 470 8GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 470 GAMING X 8G
XFX(1682 9470) 15% 54% ± 7%
XFX RX 470 4GB Single Fan
RX-470P4SFD5
EbayUS $6009 mins
XFX RX 470 4GB Black
RX-470P4LFB6
Sapphire(174B E347) 13% 60% ± 6%
Sapphire RX 470 8GB NITRO+
11256-02-20G
EbayUS $7989 mins
Sapphire RX 470 4GB NITRO+
11256-01-20G
OutletPCUS $4089 months
EbayUS $7489 mins
Asus(1043 04B0) 11% 51% ± 8%
Asus RX 470 4GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-RX470-O4G-GAMING
EbayUS $6729 mins
Gigabyte(1458 22D7) 10% 57% ± 10%
Gigabyte RX 470 4GB G1 Gaming
GV-RX470G1 GAMING-4GD
PowerColor(148C 2373) 6% 56% ± 6%
PowerColor RX 470 4GB Red Devil/Dragon
AXRX 470 4GBD5-3DH/OC
MSI(1462 3414) 4% 55% ± 4%
MSI RX 470 4GB ARMOR OC
Radeon RX 470 ARMOR 4G OC
AmazonUS $2905 months
Sapphire(174B E349) 4% 51% ± 7%
Sapphire RX 470 4GB
11256-00-20G
Sapphire RX 470 4GB
100407-4GOCL
OutletPCUS $20813 months
Asus(1043 04AE) 2% 51% ± 5%
PwrHis(1787 A470) 2% 54% ± 5%
HIS RX 470 4GB IceQ X² OC
HS-470R4LCNR/HS-470R4LTNR
Gigabyte(1458 22E9) 1% 63% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E353) 1% 61% ± 1%
Asus(1043 0509) 1% 53% ± 1%
AMD(1002 0B31) 1% 44% ± 2%
Asus(1043 04BA) 1% 49% ± 3%
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Typical RX 470 Builds (Compare 15,530 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 51%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 54%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 44%
Speed boat

Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 87% - Excellent Total price: $499

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 Comments

Added 21 months ago.

Excellent

1 month ago.

It is great for ultra wide 1080p


Good

2 months ago.

470 more like 420, the fans are big enough to stash weed in it.


Excellent

1 month ago.

For 6k awesome buy.Better than this little boi 1050


Good

7 months ago.

Battlefield 1 - video settings ultra @ 60 fps


Excellent

1 month ago.

Best 1fps per dollar. Ideal for gaming and mining ^_^


Good

21 months ago.


Good

8 months ago.

A great budget card if it was about $150.


Terrible

9 months ago.

amd sux cok


Below average

12 months ago.

replaced by RX 570


Excellent

9 months ago.

former P/L winner (pre bitcoin/eth boom)


Excellent

3 months ago.

Well, I play in 2k most games on high or Medium high, with some OC, always to 65FPS.


Good

14 months ago.

Great value. Got it for 1080p and I haven't been let down at all.


Excellent

2 months ago.

Got mine for 250$ before the gpu price surge. * outstanding performance per watt and dollar * decent at overclocking * good temps even under heavy load with the latest bios update from gigabyte. ---- With a stable 1365 MHz core and 2000 MHz memory overclock(proof: http://www.userbenchmark.com/UserRun/7552794), I was able to get Witcher 3 to run at 60 fps stable @ 1080p with mostly ultra settings (only foliage distance and hair works low).


Excellent

4 days ago.

This card is nearly as fast as my RX480. That AMD tried to make cards for regular gamers was great; and this card along with the entire RX line was awesome.


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