Average Bench: 64.8% (29th of 550)

Based on 71,286 user benchmarks.  Device: 1002 67DF Models: Radeon (TM) RX 480 Graphics, AMD Radeon (TM) RX 480, Radeon(TM) RX 480, ASUS Radeon (TM) RX 480

The RX 480 is the first graphics card to feature AMD’s new 14nm Polaris architecture. The card is due for release on June 29 (in four days time). We don’t have all the details yet but the RX 480 is rumoured to have an MSRP of $199 and it will likely perform on a par with the Nvidia GTX 970. At present we only have one benchmark so although the performance figures are provisional the RX 480 and GTX 970 do appear to be closely matched. If further tests validate these results and the cards retail at the MSRP of $199, then the new RX 480 will effectively improve graphics card price/performance ratios by a whopping 23%, something that has not happened since the release of the Maxwell based Nvidia GTX 970 nearly two years ago. In addition better price/performance for the current generation of games, the RX 480 also offers relatively strong DX12 support which provides better future proofing than Nvida’s Maxwell (970/980/980 Ti) cards. [Jun '16 GPUPro]

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Above average average bench

The AMD RX 480 averaged 35.1% 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) 187fps
Avg. NBody particle system (Galaxy) 182fps

Very good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the AMD RX 480 is just 18.3%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the AMD RX 480 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Avg. High dynamic range lighting (Teapot) 170fps
Avg. Force Splatted Flocking (Swarm) 126fps
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Average Bench

(Based on 71,286 samples)
Min Avg Max
132 Lighting 187 216
147 Reflection 170 183
201 Parallax 257 297
65.5% 204 fps
Min Avg Max
127 MRender 139 148
143 Gravity 182 204
117 Splatting 126 133
64.3% 149 fps
User Benchmarks Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
The fastest GPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
CLim: 1303 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 17.12.2
Lighting 210
Reflection 175
Parallax 279
73% 221 fps
MRender 128
Gravity 202
Splatting 125
66% 151 fps
CLim: 1266 MHz, MLim: 1750 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 18.1.1
Lighting 200
Reflection 170
Parallax 270
70% 213 fps
MRender 137
Gravity 193
Splatting 123
66% 151 fps
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 Market Share (See Leaders)

The number of benchmark samples for this model as a percentage of all 6,903,186 GPUs tested.

 Popular Cards

Based on statistics from 71,286 user benchmarks.

Hardware Id Samples Bench ± SD Model / Price
Sapphire(174B E347) 21% 68% ± 7%
Sapphire RX 480 8GB NITRO+
11260-07-20G
EbayUS $8423 mins
Sapphire RX 480 4GB NITRO+
11260-02-20G
AmazonUS $5506 months
EbayUS $8924 mins
Sapphire RX 480 4GB NITRO+
100406NT+4GOCL
Sapphire RX 480 8GB NITRO+
11260-01-20G
AmazonUS $44024 days
MSI(1462 3413) 18% 68% ± 4%
MSI RX 480 8GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 480 GAMING X 8G
MSI RX 480 4GB Gaming X
Radeon RX 480 GAMING X 4G
EbayUS $5004 mins
XFX(1682 9480) 17% 63% ± 8%
XFX RX 480 8GB 1328 MHz
RX-480M8BBA6
XFX RX 480 8GB 1288 MHz
RX480M8BFA6
XFX RX 480 8GB LED 1288 MHz
RX-480P8DFA6
XFX RX 480 8GB XXX 1288 MHz
RX-480P836BM
OutletPCUS $5083 months
AmazonUS $7493 months
XFX RX 480 8GB Black 1338 MHz
RX-480P8DBA6
XFX RX 480 4GB RS
RX-480P4JFC6
XFX RX 480 8GB RS XXX 1288 MHz
RX-480P8LFB6
EbayUS $8623 mins
Asus(1043 04FB) 10% 65% ± 6%
Asus RX 480 8GB ROG STRIX OC
STRIX-RX480-O8G-GAMING
EbayUS $1,2003 mins
AMD(1002 0B37) 8% 58% ± 9%
Sapphire RX 480 8GB
21260-00-20G
XFX RX 480 4GB 1266 MHz
RX-480M4BFA6
Sapphire RX 480 4GB
21260-01-20G
MSI RX 480 8GB
Radeon RX 480 8G
EbayUS $5994 mins
PowerColor(148C 2372) 6% 65% ± 5%
PowerColor RX 480 8GB Red Devil
AXRX480 8GBD5-3DH/OC
MSI(1462 3415) 4% 66% ± 3%
MSI RX 480 8GB Armor OC
RX 480 ARMOR 8G OC
EbayUS $5993 mins
MSI RX 480 4GB Armor OC
RX 480 ARMOR 4G OC
AmazonUS $40018 days
EbayUS $5303 mins
Gigabyte(1458 22D0) 3% 66% ± 4%
Sapphire(174B E353) 3% 61% ± 15%
Asus(1043 04FD) 2% 61% ± 6%
Asus(1043 0501) 2% 60% ± 6%
Dell(1028 1005) 1% 61% ± 3%
Asus(1043 04A8) 1% 60% ± 2%
Asus RX 480 8GB
RX480-8G
MSI(1462 809E) 1% 57% ± 5%
Gigabyte(1458 22D4) 1% 62% ± 1%
HP(103C 82F5) 1% 64% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22DF) 0% 67% ± 2%
Asus(1043 0505) 0% 64% ± 10%
XFX(1682 C580) 0% 72% ± 0%
Gigabyte(1458 22E0) 0% 58% ± 0%
XFX(1682 9470) 0% 67% ± 0%
PwrHis(1787 A480) 0% 64% ± 0%
Device(0000 0000) 0% 20% ± 0%
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Gaming 57%
Gunboat
Desktop
Desktop 55%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 45%
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Motherboard: MSI 970 GAMING (MS-7693) - $102

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 Comments

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10 hrs ago.

I really like this graphics card. IT has really improved the preformance of my computer and allowed me to run games that I could not have before. So far I have had no issue with it not being able to support a game and that has made my life so much easier when gaming.


Excellent

13 days ago.

technology leader


Good

2 days ago.

Best card for Full HD


Excellent

26 days ago.

This and the RX580 are the best budget GPUs to date


Excellent

4 days ago.

Best gpu for P/P


Good

13 days ago.

price /perf ratio is very good buy it for 229€ when the gtx 1060 is around 309€ my choice was fastly made xD


Excellent

2 days ago.

xd


Excellent

3 days ago.

very ok ok ok


Excellent

1 month ago.

Have the 4GB version, amazing card!


Terrible

23 days ago.

nice graphic card


Excellent

16 days ago.

Best mainstream card on market


Excellent

14 days ago.

It's really fast sure, but the 1060 is faster and a little cheaper. I would go for the 1060 6gb gaming x!


Terrible

6 months ago.

ia the cheap and best powerfull video card.


Excellent

27 days ago.

1080p best choise


Excellent

1 month ago.

best graphic


Excellent

10 days ago.

For Medium gaming But Overprice


Excellent

3 months ago.

my current video card. good vc though


Terrible

1 month ago.

i own one


Excellent

5 months ago.

Pretty good card, got mine STRIX for 270 euros, overclocks at 1.3 voltage to 2250mem and 1467 core, so it asks itself for waterblock.


Very good

19 months ago.


Excellent

2 months ago.

master race gpu


Excellent

2 months ago.

1080p and 2k monster. Nothing else to say. Get it if you dont have the buck to get anything from nVidia.


Poor

2 months ago.

XFX GTR running 1400MHZ with just increased power limit (50%) 2150Mem


Outstanding

11 months ago.

best GPU of 2016. insanely inexpensive and powers my guangzhou sports sedan. 7 liters. 900HP. insane traction. just great


Terrible

4 months ago.

very high price


Good

13 months ago.

Best card for the money/future right now for who does not want to spend over $300 for a graphics card. Stock and availability is currently low but will be fixed on September. Will outperform a higher priced GTX 1060 in DX12 and Vulcan games by 20fps but tends to slightly drag itself behind in DX11 and OpenGL games due to very recent driver support. AMD cards tend to improve by 25% in DX11 and OpenGL after 6 months of driver maturity just like the previous x80 cards. Crossfire support is available unlike the GTX 1060 and if you want similar performance for slightly less money, get the 4GB version.


Average

4 months ago.

It WAS a great value, but now...


Terrible

3 days ago.

With updated drivers, RX 480 shines. Especially in DX12.


Outstanding

16 months ago.

An outstanding GPU. I got one to benchmark in the 99th percentile. Super quiet, 30% fan speed at 75c and inaudible while gaming. I got the sapphire nitro+


Excellent

3 months ago.

very nice budget card ♥


Excellent

8 months ago.

Nitro+ 4gb from Sapphire. Runs cool and silent. Better power efficiency if undervolted. I'm very satisfied with my purchase.


Excellent

5 months ago.

Can run most modern AAA games at 1080p 60fps on max settings.


Excellent

7 months ago.

best graphics card I ever had, tho needed some tunning as Sapphire tuned it to be silent over power. Undervolted by -65mV, powerlimit increased to +39% and tuned fan speed so card never reaches 78 degrees, because at that temperature card throttle down gpu frequency...After all of this it is beast yet bit less power hungry :D

Tutorial  www.youtube.com/...

How I tunned my Sapphire card to get better perfomance :)


Excellent

12 months ago.

Great GPU does what i want


Excellent

10 months ago.

Very good card for 1080p 60fps, would go for 1070 for anything more


Outstanding

9 months ago.

Really fast. Runs most modern games on ultra graphics, unless bottlenecked by cpu.


Good

2 month ago.

Good GPU, runs games well, can't beat the price. Only complaint is that it gets hot at times, but that usually doesn't affect performance.


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